Dept. of French
L’écriture impliquée: nouvelle forme de l’engagement littéraire chez fatou diome, Léonora Miano et Marie Ndiaye (2018-04-18)Cette thèse propose d’expliciter les manières dont l’implication se manifeste dans les textes de Fatou Diome, Léonora Miano et Marie NDiaye. Dans un contexte français de résurgence de l’engagement littéraire, elle exprime ...
Social and learner-specific factors in the acquisition of nativelike phonetic contrasts by study abroad students in Paris, France (2018-03-27)This dissertation explores the influence of the social and learner-specific aspects of the study abroad experience on learners’ developing nativelike phonology, overall proficiency, and motivation for second language ...
Documents et Cheminements: tracing the postmemory of the second world war and the Algerian war of independence (2017-07-12)This dissertation proposes ways out of traumatic silence in contemporary French and Francophone North African fiction. While silence has been the focus of trauma-centered texts in recent decades, I bring in the theoretical ...
(2017-03-27)Critics of Dante’s Commedia have frequently maintained that the 14th-century poem depicts a “pilgrimage” in the sense of a journey to God, undertaken both in imitation of the actual practice of pilgrimage to holy sites ...
(2017-02-09)Research has demonstrated that bilingual children who constantly juggle two languages have better controlled processing and enhanced executive function (Bialystok, 2001; Bialystok & Martin, 2004). These findings have also ...