Naomi Schor, former Harvard professor of Romance languages and literatures, died suddenly in New Haven, Conn., on Dec. 2. She was 58.
At the time of her death, Schor was the Benjamin F. Barge Professor of French at Yale University. Before joining the Yale faculty in 1999, she had held distinguished professorships at Harvard, Brown, and Duke University.
Schor, a pioneer of feminist theory for her generation, was regarded as one of the foremost scholars of French literature and critical theory.