Louis Iandoli

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Modern Languages
  • Ph.D. Yale University
  • M.Phil. Yale
  • B.S. Georgetown University

Teaching Interests

Cross-Cultural Studies;
Italian Cultural Studies

Research Interests

French Second Empire;
Monuments Historiques Francais, preservation movement;
Language Pedagogy;
Restoration projects in France: The Tuileries Palace;
French Second Empire Objets d'art


Teaching interests are in French and Italian language and culture, and crosscultural communication. Current projects include study abroad programs and research on French social changes after 1789.

Professional Memberships

  • Academie du Second Empire Present
  • American Association of Teachers of French Present
  • Worcester Art Museum 2008 - Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2007, Bentley Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, 2007.
  • 2007, Bentley Publication Award
  • Publications

    Journal Articles

  • Iandoli, L. J. (2010). Le Patrimoine sacrifie: le palais des Tuileries. Cahiers du dix-neuvi�me si�cle, Montreal, Canada, (5) 215-229.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2007). The Image of the Tuileries Palace in the French Press and Memoirs. 1871-1883. Journal of European Studies, (37, #2) June, 2007 139-157.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2006). The Palace of the Tuileries and its Demolition: An analysis of the years 1870-1883. The French Review, (Vol. 79, 5) Spring 2006, 5 986-1008.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1996). Victor Hugo's Prophetic Voice in Torquemada, 1869. Studies in Themes and Motifs in Literature,and Motifs in Literature, Repression and Expression.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1993). Italian for Business and Communication: Research Methodology and Creation of a Syllabus. The Journal of Language for International Business V.1 (1993), 14-24.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1993). The Elements of Melodrama in Victor Hugo's Mille Francs de recompense. French Review, (66.5 April) 730-741.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1991). The Teaching of Literature to Improve Oral Expression: An Interactive Approach. Foreign Language Annals, (24) December 479-486 479-486.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1990). CALL and the Profession: The Current State. French Review, (64.2) December 261-272.
  • Iandoli, L. J. (1990). How Can The Language Teacher Help Students To Approximate Native Pronunciation, Intonation, and Body Language?". Language Quarterly, (1-2 XXVIII, Nos.1-2) Winter 22-31.

    Book Reviews

  • Iandoli, L. J. (). [Review of the book The Pride of Place: Local Memories and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century France. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2003 ]. Nineteenth-Century French Studies. Forthcoming.

  • Presentations

  • Iandoli, L. J. (2010). “Panel Moderator” Presented at the Yale University Nineteenth Century French Studies, 2010 New Haven
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2008). “In Search of the Past: Will France Rebuild the Tuileries Palace” Presented at theNineteenth Century French Studies Nashville, Tenn
  • Murphy, M., Iandoli, L. J. (2007). “Commentator: Commodity Aesthetics: The Industrial Expositions of Paris, 1834-1844, presented by Dr. Marguerite Murphy”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2007). “The Popularization Objets d'Art in the Second Empire: Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892). 2007”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2007). “The Study, supported by Bentley College, of the project to reconstruct the Tuileries Palace. The 150th Anniversary of the Connection of the Tuileries Palace to the Louvre (1857-20)”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2006). “Le Retentissement aux Etats-Unis du projet de reconstruction des Tuileries, (The Reaction in the United States to the Reconstruction of the Tuileries”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2006). “The Industrialization and Popularization of Objets d'Art in the Second Empire”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2005). “Colloquium: Le Palais des Tuileries : vu des Etats-Unis, un manque dans le patrimoine mondial. (The Tuileries Palace, seen from the United States, a loss of world cultural heritage.)”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2005). “Panel leader: Ancients and Moderns: Representing national Identity”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2005). “The Palace of the Tuileries and its Demolition: An analysis of the years 1870-1883. The Sacrifice of French Cultural Heritage”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2004). “Lieux d'Oubli in Late Nineteenth-Century France, Panel Organiser”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2004). “The Image of the Tuileries Palace in the French Press and Memoirs, 1870-1883”
  • Iandoli, L. J. (2003). “Of the Palace of the Tuileries and its Demolition”
  • Service

    Department Service

  • Committee Chair for Departmental Promotion and Tenure Committees Chair 2015 - Present
  • Course evaluation for Teaching evaluation 2012 - Present
  • Committee Chair for Tenure Committee Chair 2011 - Present
  • Professional Service

  • Committee Member for Corporation of the Worcester Art Museum - Present