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Using A Non-Judgmental Stance To Promote Trustworthiness In Action Research, Serge Gabarre, Cécile Gabarre, Rosseni Din 2016 Universiti Putra Malaysia

Using A Non-Judgmental Stance To Promote Trustworthiness In Action Research, Serge Gabarre, Cécile Gabarre, Rosseni Din

The Qualitative Report

This article describes the use of action research to increase trustworthiness through a non-judgmental approach. Two foreign language lecturers implemented an action research to improve their teaching with the use of Facebook and mobile devices. In order to remain open to all possible interpretation of the events and to incite their students to provide them with honest feedback, they openly adopted a non-judgmental stance. As a result, students freely revealed how they used funds which were given to them to access mobile Internet. Findings showed that not all students used the money as was anticipated by the lecturers, and that ...


The Literary Movement Of Dany Laferrière; Francophone Literary History And The Future Of French Literature- Brady Welvaert, Brady M. Welvaert 2016 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

The Literary Movement Of Dany Laferrière; Francophone Literary History And The Future Of French Literature- Brady Welvaert, Brady M. Welvaert

Celebration of Learning

Haitian-Canadian-American author Dany Laferrière breaks the bonds of literary terms of categorization. In North America, French-language literature has a history of isolation and suppression, but the literature from Dany Laferrière pushes past boundaries placed by those who seek to categorize him. Laferrière, who identifies as “American” and wants to be seen as nothing else, seeks to embody an American identity in context of all of North America. But is there a sense of unity throughout North America despite borders, whether they are of countries our linguistic? Additionally, his election to the French Academy merits some questions worth addressing, considering a ...


From Debussy To Duke: A Look At The Role Of Music, Race, And Sexuality In The Works Of Dany Laferrière, Kendall Smith 2016 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

From Debussy To Duke: A Look At The Role Of Music, Race, And Sexuality In The Works Of Dany Laferrière, Kendall Smith

Celebration of Learning

Music is used every day as a way of expression. Dany Laferrière, a Haitian born author, uses music in his works to give the reader an idea of racial stereotypes of the black man and white women. The two books that will be the focus of this paper are Comment faire l’amour avec un Nègre sans se fatiguer (How to Make Love to a Black Man Without Getting Tired) and Vers le Sud (Heading South), which use jazz and classical music, respectively. Jazz music, specifically Duke Ellington, is used to show men’s and women’s sexuality through the ...


Crossing Boundaries: The Transnational Third Space Of Contemporary Chinese-Francophone Writers, Paula S. DelBonis-Platt 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Crossing Boundaries: The Transnational Third Space Of Contemporary Chinese-Francophone Writers, Paula S. Delbonis-Platt

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Over the past two decades, a group of Chinese writers who pen their works in French, their adopted language, have garnered prizes in France and received international acclaim. The transnational voices of these writers have drawn attention to Chinese history, literature, and human-rights issues, as well as to their own diverse intersections with French culture. The four Francophone-Chinese writers studied—François Cheng (b. 1929), Gao Xingjian (b. 1940), Dai Sijie (b. 1954), and Shan Sa (b. 1972)—constitute themselves as subjects at least partially through their Chinese birth and French citizenship or residency and through the production of literary works ...


Transatlantic Surrealisms, Imagined Homelands, And The Poetry Of Paul Laraque, Maxine C. Anderson 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Transatlantic Surrealisms, Imagined Homelands, And The Poetry Of Paul Laraque, Maxine C. Anderson

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Many theoretical treatments of Caribbean and Latin American surrealism(s), most notably Fredric Jameson and Alejo Carpentier’s foundational essays on magical realism, argue that the surrealism of the European metropole is a sophisticated avant-garde movement, in contrast to the blunt tool of Caribbean and Latin American surrealism which reaches back toward a precolonial past in order to bolster a nationalist project. Existing critical writing about Paul Laraque, a Haitian poet and surrealist identifies Laraque as Haitian first and foremost: as a political poet using surrealism solely in support of a nationalist project. This reading of Laraque’s work fails ...


Borders Beyond Borders: Women's Mobility In The U.S. And Mexico, Britta L. Anderson 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

Borders Beyond Borders: Women's Mobility In The U.S. And Mexico, Britta L. Anderson

Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In this dissertation, I identify the cultural workings of four systems that embody the restriction of womens mobility on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. These systems are highways, prisons, factories, and the border wall. Understanding these systems as cultural matrices and physical spaces, I construct a new cartography of border cultural production that pairs well-known authors and mural artists with lesser known figures from San Diego to Ciudad Jurez. A fundamental component of my analysis is the use of religious imagery to show how Mexican and Chicana women enact counter-discourses around these four systems. I argue that ...


Incorporating Study Abroad Experiences Into The High School Classroom Using Practices Informed By Cognitive Research, Grace Carroll Zimmermann 2016 University of South Carolina - Columbia

Incorporating Study Abroad Experiences Into The High School Classroom Using Practices Informed By Cognitive Research, Grace Carroll Zimmermann

Theses and Dissertations

This senior thesis project is a Unit Plan designed for at-risk high school students that incorporates literature from places where I have studied abroad and employs classroom practices that are based upon research in the fields of cognition, motivation, and pedagogy. The accompanying paper addresses the rationale behind choices made for each lesson and the research that supports it.


Regimes Of Prestige And Power: Transnational Authorship And International Acclaim In Rutu Modan's Exit Wounds, Kyle Eveleth 2016 University of Kentucky

Regimes Of Prestige And Power: Transnational Authorship And International Acclaim In Rutu Modan's Exit Wounds, Kyle Eveleth

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

This essay will examine the reception of Rutu Modan’s international-award-winning graphic novel Exit Wounds (2007) in the massive cultural centers of the United States and France by situating its success within the inter/transnational dynamics of the contemporary comics market, or what James English would term an “economy of prestige.” My essay reconsiders Exit Wounds beyond its popular status as an international phenomenon—that is, one that crosses national borders but which maintains distinctions between those nations it enters and its home state—by considering it a transnational work—one which blurs the lines between nation-states in its form ...


U101: Global Perspectives A Semester Course For First-Year Students, Chrissie Faupel 2016 SIT Graduate Institute

U101: Global Perspectives A Semester Course For First-Year Students, Chrissie Faupel

Capstone Collection

This capstone paper introduces a special section of the already existing, and quite successful, University 101 programs at the University of South Carolina (USC). U101: Global Perspectives is a semester-long program proposal for first-year students (freshman and transfer students), offered by the Study Abroad Office (SAO) at USC. Functioning as part of the Global Carolina initiative, the USC SAO is committed to providing students with the knowledge and cultural awareness to be responsible and successful citizens in today’s globally integrated world. With the goal of increasing the number of students studying abroad, as well as creating unique opportunities for ...


Lieux De Memoire, Lieux D'Amnesie: La Tension Identitaire En Guadeloupe, Kristin Ritchey 2016 the College of William and Mary

Lieux De Memoire, Lieux D'Amnesie: La Tension Identitaire En Guadeloupe, Kristin Ritchey

College of William & Mary Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis examines representations of slavery in Guadeloupe and how they challenge and shape French collective memory.


Identité, Genre, Et Proto-Nationalisme Chez Christine De Pizan Et Alain Chartier, Matthew Lee Blair 2016 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Identité, Genre, Et Proto-Nationalisme Chez Christine De Pizan Et Alain Chartier, Matthew Lee Blair

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Redefining French Women’S Identity Through Challenging And Eroding The Napoleonic Code, Victoria Bauer, James Matthews, Faculty Advisor 2016 Illinois Wesleyan University

Redefining French Women’S Identity Through Challenging And Eroding The Napoleonic Code, Victoria Bauer, James Matthews, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Oral presentation abstract.


Les Débuts Du Réalisateur Mathieu Kassovitz : Problèmes Sociaux Et Portrait Des Années 1990 Dans La Comédie Romantique Métisse Et Le Film De Banlieue La Haine., Joanna Merkel 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Les Débuts Du Réalisateur Mathieu Kassovitz : Problèmes Sociaux Et Portrait Des Années 1990 Dans La Comédie Romantique Métisse Et Le Film De Banlieue La Haine., Joanna Merkel

Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, & Culture

Le cinéma de la décennie des années 90 est marqué par les débuts du réalisateur engagé Mathieu Kassovitz, avec en l’espace de deux ans deux films sortis sur les écrans, Métisse et La haine. Avec des problématiques centrées autour du multiculturalisme français et des tensions entre communautés, ces œuvres sont à cet égard ancrées dans l’actualité alors que la France subit depuis plus de trente ans une période de crise identitaire, où elle s’interroge sur la pérennité de son modèle d’intégration. En donnant voix aux marginalisés, Kassovitz renverse les dynamiques habituelles de pouvoir et permet de ...


Le Chœur Dans Cléopâtre Captive D’Étienne Jodelle, Entre Espace Intérieur Et Espace Public, Lauriane Guihard 2016 University of Notre Dame

Le Chœur Dans Cléopâtre Captive D’Étienne Jodelle, Entre Espace Intérieur Et Espace Public, Lauriane Guihard

Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, & Culture

La tragédie humaniste du XVIᵉ siècle se distingue par la présence d'un chœur, héritage de la tragédie antique, et par la volonté de rompre avec les représentations allégoriques médiévales. Cette caractérisation semble pourtant paradoxale dans la mesure où le chœur semble lui-même être un personnage allégorique. Dans Cléopâtre captive d'Etienne Jodelle, première tragédie antique écrite en français, le chœur se démarque des allégories dramaturgiques médiévales. Il demeure un personnage à part qui, bien que reprenant certaines figures allégoriques dans son discours, intériorise ses sentiments. Le chœur peut néanmoins extérioriser ses pensées en employant une métrique particulière qui renforce ...


Entrevue Avec Philippe Zeller, Ambassadeur De France Au Canada, Servanne Woodward 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Entrevue Avec Philippe Zeller, Ambassadeur De France Au Canada, Servanne Woodward

Mouvances Francophones

ENTREVUE avec Philippe Zeller, ambassadeur de France au Canada


Les Oeuvres Completes De Voltaire, Ed. Pink, Svec Faceties, Servanne Woodward 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Les Oeuvres Completes De Voltaire, Ed. Pink, Svec Faceties, Servanne Woodward

Le Monde français du dix-huitième siècle

les oeuvres completes de voltaire, ed. Pink, SVEC Faceties


Maya Angelou, Annick MacAskill 2016 University of Western (Ontario)

Maya Angelou, Annick Macaskill

Mouvances Francophones

Rapport d’Annick MacAskill, UWO Le bureau des étudiants (première année à Licence) de la faculté des humani tés (Arts and Humanities) de l’Université de Western Ontario (London, Ontario) a invité Dr . Maya Angelou à présenter un discours jeudi, le 3 novembre 2011, à 19h dans l’amphithéâtre Alumni Hall. La salle était comble d’étudiants, de professeurs et de me mbres de la communauté, réunis pour écouter la poète, autobiographe et activiste américaine r enommée. Devenue célèbre à la suite de la publication de son roman autobiographique, Je sais pourquoi chante l’oiseau en cage ( I Know Why ...


Fetish, Sacrifice And Tragic Freedom In The Dardenne Brothers' La Promesse, Andrew Small 2016 Al Faisal University

Fetish, Sacrifice And Tragic Freedom In The Dardenne Brothers' La Promesse, Andrew Small

Journal of Religion & Film

Fetish, Sacrifice and Tragic Freedom and in the Dardenne Brothers’ La Promesse

(Abstract)

The purpose of this article is to begin drawing attention to the strong likelihood that Freud’s Totem and Taboo (1913) contributed important ideas to the creation of La Promesse (1996) by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. In the current article, we take note of just two of its most important aspects: animism, and the childlike recurrence of totemism. In La Promesse, these concepts are elaborated in relationship to a small African statue present in the home of the West African illegal immigrants, Assita and Hamidou. The sculpture ...


Penelope’S Daughters, Barbara Dell`Abate-Çelebi 2016 Beykent University

Penelope’S Daughters, Barbara Dell`Abate-Çelebi

Zea E-Books

A feminist perspective of the myth of Penelope in Annie Leclerc’s Toi, Pénélope, Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad and Silvana La Spina’s Penelope.

At the origin of Western literature stands Queen Penelope—faithfully waiting for her husband to come home: keeping house, holding on to the throne, keeping the suitors at arm’s length, preserving Odysseus’ place and memory, deserted for the pursuit of war and adventures, and bringing up a son alone, but always keeping the marriage intact. Yet recently the character of Penelope, long the archetype of abandoned, faithful, submissive, passive wife, has been reinterpreted by ...


Life At The Meridian: The Subjectivity Of Ethics In The Works Of Albert Camus And Friedrich Nietzsche, Clancy E. Robledo 2016 Pepperdine University

Life At The Meridian: The Subjectivity Of Ethics In The Works Of Albert Camus And Friedrich Nietzsche, Clancy E. Robledo

Seaver College Research And Scholarly Achievement Symposium

This paper endeavors to respond to the questions: can ethics can be unbound from its traditional rootedness in religious systems? If so, what contributions did Nietzsche make to liberate value from the shackles of Western morality? To what degree is Camus one of the “new philosophers” Nietzsche calls for in On the Genealogy of Morals?

In an attempt to demonstrate that ethics can and do exist vividly in the realm of the non-religious, this paper will begin by illustrating the metaphysical door Nietzsche opens through his use of aphorisms in Thus Spoke Zarathustra and his investigation of the history of ...


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