French and Francophone News
- May 13, 2013
Muira will use her Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Turkey through their English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) scholarship.
- April 30, 2013
Women's and Gender Studies major Shantrice King obtained a Fulbright fellowship to travel to Paris, France where she will study the influence of the French sex education curriculum on the current and future reproductive choices of young, first-generation Muslim women of Malian descent living in Paris.
French Concentrator David Williams '14 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship for Graduate Study and IRT Summer Workshop GrantApril 30, 2013
David Williams (Philosophy major, French and Francophone Studies concentrator) will receive $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school.
French Concentrator Claire McGillem '13, French T.A. Scott Graber '13, and Sarah Price '13 Selected for Teaching Assistant Program in FranceApril 24, 2013
Claire McGillem (Political Science/IR major, French & Francophone Studies concentrator), French T.A. Scott Graber (Linguistics major, Cognitive Science concentrator), and Sarah Price (English major) were recently selected to participate in the 2013-14 Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF). Claire will teach English at the primary level in the Aix-Marseille region. Scott and Sarah will work at the secondary level, in the Nantes and in the Grenoble areas, respectively.
TAPIF website: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france
- April 23, 2013
French major Molly Rapaport '13 received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to Burkina Faso in order to research the effects of polygamy on female economic autonomy. She will mostly be in the south working with Burkina's largest shea butter collective, Fédération Nununa.
- April 22, 2013
Christine Lac, Senior Lecturer in French, was elected Second Vice-President (President-elect) of the American Association of Teachers of French-Minnesota at the annual meeting on April 17. The association serves educators in French in grades K through 16.
Molly Curtiss '13 and Samir Rachid '14 Present at the 2012 Carleton College Student Research SymposiumNovember 19, 2012
Two of our advanced French students took part in the Carleton College Student Research Symposium held at the Weitz Center for Creativity in October 2012.
Molly Curtiss '13 (Political Science/IR)
"An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Research: The Case of the Pieds Noirs"
Samir Rachid '14 (Mathematics/Statistics)
"France and Algeria: Understanding Postwar Relations and Perceptions of Identity through Soccer"
- September 5, 2012Carleton students on the spring Paris program spent one or two mornings per week volunteering in low income schools just outside Paris (an elementary school and a high school). They tutored, assisted in the classroom, led small group discussions in advanced English classes, and helped young children with assignments in both French and English.
- September 4, 2012Scott Carpenter recently published an essay entitled "Le degré zéro de la parole mériméenne" in Cahiers Mérimée, 2012, 4.
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