Heidi L. Bostic

Phone: (603) 862-2062
Office: COLA Dean's Office, Murkland Hall Rm 110, Durham, NH 03824
Heidi Bostic


  • Ph.D., Foreign Languages&Literatures, Purdue University
  • M.A., Purdue University
  • B.A., University of Nebraska

Research Interests

  • 18th century French literature
  • Contemporary feminist theory
  • Narrative studies
  • The role of the liberal arts

Selected Publications

Bostic, H., & Howey, M. (2017). To address the Anthropocene, engage the liberal arts. Anthropocene, 18, 105-110. doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2017.06.002

Bostic, H. (2015). "Chairing Stories". In Academic Leadership in Higher Education From the Top Down and the Bottom Up (pp. 233-238). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Bostic, H. (2014). Friendship, Fainéantise , and Fraternal Correction in Graffigny’s Letters to Devaux 1752–53. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 26(3), 355-374. doi:10.3138/ecf.26.3.355

Bostic, H. (2013). Graffigny’s Self, Graffigny’s Friend: Intimate Sharing in the Correspondance1750–52. Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture, 42(1), 215-236. doi:10.1353/sec.2013.0019

Bostic, H. (2012). Literary Women, Reason, and the Fiction of Enlightenment. French Review: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of French, 85(6), 1011-1038.

Bostic, H. (2012). The Recent Work of Luce Irigaray [Special Issue]. Esprit Createur, 52(3), 1-125. doi:10.1353/esp.2012.0033

Bostic, H. (2010). The Fiction of Enlightenment: Women of Reason in the French Eighteenth Century. Newark, DE: U of Delaware P.

Bostic, H. (2010). The Difference She Makes: Staging Gender Identity in Graffignys Phaza. Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, 29(2), 291-309.

Bostic, H. (2009). Between Fact and Fiction: Telling the Stories of XVIIIth-Century Women. Cahiers Isabelle de Charriere/Belle de Zuylen Papers, 4, 45-65.

Bostic., & Pluhacek, S. (2008). Thinking Life as Relation: An Interview with Luce Irigaray. In Conversations (pp. 1-19). A&C Black.

Most Cited Publications