Departments of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Philosophy
Laure Barillas joins UNH as a faculty member in both French and philosophy. Her research spans the history of French philosophy in the 20th century with a focus on applied ethics and feminist issues. Publications include a book chapter, La compassion comme tension chez Hannah Arendt, in “Soin et compassion : Un nouveau paradigme pour la philosophie politique ?” (Hermann, 2021) and a book chapter, La gestation pour autrui, in “Médecine, santé et sciences humaines” (Les Belles Lettres, 2021), as well as a postscript for an edition of “Le Vivable et l’invivable” by Judith Butler and Frédéric Worms (PUF, 2021). She earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from Ecole Normale Supérieure, an M.A. in public affairs from Sciences Po Paris and a B.A. from Université Paris Nanterre. Courses she teaches include Advanced French Reading and Writing; #MeToo in France; and Law, Medicine and Ethics.