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Students: There is still Summer 2020 online course availability. Get a head start on your requirements with offerings including creative industries through crisis, film and media, festivals, tourism, the hospitality industry, and disease throughout history, across literature, media, cultural expression, religion, and more. View all Liberal Arts Summer Courses.

Jean-Godefroy Bidima Professor Tulane University Department of French & Italian

Jean-Godefroy Bidima

Professor of French
Yvonne Arnoult Chair in French Studies


Ph.D., Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne


Research Interests: Continental philosophy, literatures and arts of the Francophone world, African philosophies, juridical anthropology and medical ethics