Adelaide RussoAdelaide Russo is the Phyllis M. Taylor Professor of French Studies and Director of the PhD Program in Comparative Literature at Louisiana State University. Her research focuses on modern poetry, the relationship between poetry and other discourses such as philosophy and anthropology and other artistic practices, especially painting and photography. Her most recent publications have been devoted to Michel Deguy and ecology. She co-edited two issues of the Journal of Contemporary French and Francophone Studies:Sites [Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2016) and Vol. 20, No. 4-5 (December 2016)] with Dominique Viart on the current state of contemporary French and Francophone Studies. She has been interested in Literary Translation since her years as a graduate student at Columbia University where she participated in Frank MacShane's translation workshop.