Dept. of French
(2019-04-18)This study is an intellectual and cultural history of greed with emphasis on the impact religious and political change had on the concept of avarice from the mid 15th to the beginning of the 18th century. I trace how the ...
(2018-09-19)Through the three autobiographies studied, this dissertation reveals the journey of three women and three abortion situations that reflect the historical and social contexts of each period. In the first, Gisèle Halimi ...
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 ...