Guilford House 406
Specialty: Special Faculty
Annie Pécastaings teaches interdisciplinary seminars on topics such as “Science in Literature,” “Coffee and Civilization,” “To Everest and Back: The Politics and Culture of Mountaineering,” and “Paris in the Arts.” She studied English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and at Tufts University, where she wrote her dissertation on 18th-century British Gothic novels. Her main areas of interest include travel literature as well as the intersection between politics and science in 18th-century texts. She is a native or Bayonne, France.