Admissions Director, College Tutor (Undergraduates)
Position in University
Director of Studies in Modern and Medieval Languages
Degrees and Honours
BA (Hons) French
MPhil (Oxford): Renaissance French Literature
PhD (Cambridge): Renaissance French Literature
Victoria Harvey’s research interests lie in 16th century French literature and visual culture. Victoria’s PhD thesis examined satirical representations of the figure of the vieille in French Renaissance poetry; more recent research examines 16th century representations of the 1495 syphilis epidemic.
Victoria is the Admissions Director for Lucy Cavendish College and has previously worked in outreach roles at Robinson College and Trinity Hall.
Course involvement in the University of Cambridge:
FR1: Introduction to French Literature, Linguistics, Film and Thought
FR4: Rethinking the Human: French Literature, Thought and Culture, 1500-1700