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The Missionary And The Pea: An Anthropological Study Of The French Mep Economy, Michel Chambon 2024 Initiative for the Study of Asian Catholics

The Missionary And The Pea: An Anthropological Study Of The French Mep Economy, Michel Chambon

Journal of Global Catholicism

This paper discusses how the French missionaries of the Missions Etrangères de Paris (MEP) are linking humans and material objects to support their religious agenda. Revisiting the long history of this organization in Hong Kong and Thailand, but also its distinct recruitment and assignment policies, I highlight how these Catholic missionaries rely on their French cultural background to interconnect people and goods. While theological principles and political pragmatism shape their functioning, I argue that their economy is distinctively rooted in the French notion of terroir –the taste of place— an embodied relation to land that acts as a cultural mechanism …


The Labé Question: A New Stylometric Analysis, Ryan Schmid 2023 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Labé Question: A New Stylometric Analysis, Ryan Schmid

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures: Dissertations, Theses, and Student Research

In 2006, a theory was put forward concerning sixteenth-century poet Louise Labé and her work- both her prose and her poetry. Mireille Huchon, in her 2006 study Louise Labé, une créature de papier, claims that Labé’s work, and indeed a large part of her identity itself, was a fabrication invented by several poets of the 1500s. Huchon describes Labé as a “mystery” and an “enigma,” noting the relatively scant biographical details that we know of Labé’s life (Huchon, pp. 7-11). Perhaps needless to say, this claim stirred up a bit of controversy- many reacted negatively to Huchon’s thesis, not only …


Le Role D'Une Universite Confessionnelle Dans Le Systeme Educatif, Jolene Vos-Camy 2023 Calvin University

Le Role D'Une Universite Confessionnelle Dans Le Systeme Educatif, Jolene Vos-Camy

University Faculty Publications and Creative Works

"Le role d'une universite confessionnelle dans le systeme educatif" Graduation ceremony at the Universite Evangelique Internationale de Man, Man, Cote d'Ivoire. July 23, 2023


French 203: Grammar & Conversation: A Faculty-Led Inquiry Into Reflective & Scholarly Teaching Benchmark Portfolio, Erica Schauer 2023 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

French 203: Grammar & Conversation: A Faculty-Led Inquiry Into Reflective & Scholarly Teaching Benchmark Portfolio, Erica Schauer

UNL Faculty Course Portfolios

The following Benchmark Portfolio is the product of a full reassessment of FRENCH 203: CONVERSATION & GRAMMAR, an intermediate-level grammar course that serves as a prerequisite for students pursuing a major or a minor in French at UNL. Previously, French 203 had been a review course that covered the essential grammar structures discussed in 101, 102, 201 and 202 and invited students to practice these structures orally with peers in class. This new iteration of the course, however, seeks to broaden the reach of student comprehension of French as a functional tool of communication by requiring students to understand and …


Entre Multilinguisme Et Multiculturalisme : Une Nouvelle Traduction D’Incendies De Wajdi Mouawad, Natalie Larson 2023 University of Richmond

Entre Multilinguisme Et Multiculturalisme : Une Nouvelle Traduction D’Incendies De Wajdi Mouawad, Natalie Larson

Honors Theses

Incendies de Wajdi Mouawad, écrite en 2003, est la deuxième pièce de la tétralogie intitulée « Le sang des promesses ». Les quatre pièces racontent des histoires différentes mais ont des thèmes similaires. Incendies est l'histoire de jumeaux, Jeanne et Simon, qui découvrent après la mort de leur mère que leur père, qu'ils n'ont jamais connu, est vivant et qu'ils ont peut-être un frère. Ils se lancent alors dans une quête de sens et d'identité, entrecoupée de flashbacks sur le passé de leur mère dans un Liban déchiré par la guerre. Avec son langage poétique qui évoque une tragédie grecque, …


(Transforme Des Mines De Plomb En Or): Webster Et L'Alchimie Du Nous (En Rap), Peter Schulman 2023 Old Dominion University

(Transforme Des Mines De Plomb En Or): Webster Et L'Alchimie Du Nous (En Rap), Peter Schulman

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

[Introduction] Auteur de plusieurs disques et de nombreux ateliers d'écriture internationaux, d'un livre pour enfants et d'une d'exposition sur des escclaves fugitifs au Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec1, le rappeur <> Webster (de son vrai nom Aly Ndiaye) est connu pour la profondeur de ses chansons, nourries d'Histoire (fidèle à sa formation d'historien), mais surtout d'un humanisme qui fait face non seulement aux attitudes racistes qu'il a dû affronter pendant sa jeunesse, et aussi à l'isolement créé par des barrières artificielles imposées par la société québecoise dont il fait partie.


The Challenges Of Making French Gender-Inclusive: How To Stop Leaving The Non-Binary And Genderfluid Community Out Of The Conversation, Nicole W. Grafon 2022 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

The Challenges Of Making French Gender-Inclusive: How To Stop Leaving The Non-Binary And Genderfluid Community Out Of The Conversation, Nicole W. Grafon

Women's and Gender Studies: Student Scholarship & Creative Works

Gender-inclusivity in the French language is being made mainstream at an extraordinarily slow pace because there is a lack of education for francophone citizens regarding the clear definition of inclusive language due to little to no support from politicians in France. The solution to making the French language more gender-inclusive at a quicker pace is to incorporate non-binary grammar early on in French education worldwide.


Is France Having A Populist Moment?, Emma Gilmore 2022 Colby College

Is France Having A Populist Moment?, Emma Gilmore

Honors Theses

The word populism is often thrown around in news media and academic scholarship, but there is a lack of understanding of what it actually means as a political theory. In France, the two presidential candidates that made it to the second round in 2017, Emmanuel Macron and Marine le Pen, were both called populist, despite having vastly different campaign strategies and messages. This study used a computer-based method to analyze Campaign books from 24 candidates beginning in 1981 that determined that Populist language is on the rise, but not as aggressively as news media suggests.


My Experience As A Phonetics Research Assistant, Damaris Holmes 2021 Western University

My Experience As A Phonetics Research Assistant, Damaris Holmes

SASAH 4th Year Capstone and Other Projects: Publications

When my exchange was shortened due to COVID-19, I had the opportunity to undertake a part-time research assistant position with Dr. Jeff Tennant in the French and Linguistics departments at Western. Our project studied the rhythm and intonation of the speech of Franco-Ontarians. This paper serves as a description and reflection of this experiential learning opportunity. Specifically, it explores the challenges of operating within a multi-year project timeline as well as dealing with imposter syndrome as a student new to true research.

This project examined the spoken language of bilingual Ontarians to determine if the classically distinct rhythm patterns of …


A Semiotic Approach To Visual Analysis Of Dress: Symbolic Communication Of Clothing Color, Cut, And Composition Through The French Film Costumes Of Anaïs Romand, Leigh Danielle Honeycutt 2021 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

A Semiotic Approach To Visual Analysis Of Dress: Symbolic Communication Of Clothing Color, Cut, And Composition Through The French Film Costumes Of Anaïs Romand, Leigh Danielle Honeycutt

LSU Master's Theses

This study examines the communicative role of clothing in film. Using the skillful costume canvas of French designer Anaïs Romand, we explore the possible visual messages and potential cultural and linguistic meanings that clothing choice conveys. This analysis uses Roland Barthes’ Theory of the “Five Codes” from his book S/Z as well as psychological sources about color analysis as its methodological basis. Images from each of the five period piece films were chosen and analyzed using semiotics. The costumes in all five films chosen for analysis were designed under the direction of Anaïs Romand and were all either nominated for, …


Exploring Ch’Timi’S History, Structure, And Decline: A Field Study Chez Les Ch’Tis, Felix Balak 2021 University of Central Florida, Orlando

Exploring Ch’Timi’S History, Structure, And Decline: A Field Study Chez Les Ch’Tis, Felix Balak

The Pegasus Review: UCF Undergraduate Research Journal

This research investigated the history of the Ch’timi language and some of the differences between it and Standard French, as well as its decline and what, if anything, is being done to stop it. Ch’timi is a part of the Picard language group, spoken primarily in the north of France, and parts of Belgium. It is an endangered language, and few people still speak it to this day. This field research aims to determine how speakers of the language see it, whether they think it should be preserved, and whether anything is being done to keep it active. To answer …


L’Importance De La Compréhension Du Texte Ecrit En Classe De Français Langue Etrangère, Samer Hamouri 2021 Yarmouk University

L’Importance De La Compréhension Du Texte Ecrit En Classe De Français Langue Etrangère, Samer Hamouri

Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات

La lecture reste toujours une façon de se faire plaisir et de se cultiver mais aussi une compétence nécessaire et fondamentale pour apprendre une langue étrangère. Les textes écrits sont par ailleurs un moyen de communication dans la langue cible.

Nous essayons de définir les notions de base comme la lecture, les principes didactiques de la compréhension des langues et la compréhension écrite. Nous montrons dans notre article les objectifs à atteindre pour enseigner la compréhension des textes; en définir les objectifs linguistiques, formatifs, culturels et interculturels.

Notre article s’articule autour de l’importance de la compréhension des textes écrits dans …


Translating Nonsense: An Analysis Of The Poem “Jabberwocky” And Two French Translations, Kylie R. Deer 2021 Chapman University

Translating Nonsense: An Analysis Of The Poem “Jabberwocky” And Two French Translations, Kylie R. Deer

Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

Is it possible to translate nonsense? If yes, then how?

Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky” is a nonsense poem in which many of the words are invented out of the author’s imagination. As a result, readers depend on Carroll to explain the meanings of such words. The first stanza of “Jabberwocky,” chosen since it contains the largest number of nonsense words in the poem, was analyzed and compared to the first stanza of two French translations (“Le Jaseroque” by Frank L. Warrin and “Bredoulocheux” by Henri Parisot). A word-by-word, and to an extent, syllable-by-syllable close reading of the three texts was performed …


La Réalisation Acoustique Des Mots Grammaticaux Dans La Parole Spontanée Du Français Européen, Veranika Barysevich 2021 The University of Western Ontario

La Réalisation Acoustique Des Mots Grammaticaux Dans La Parole Spontanée Du Français Européen, Veranika Barysevich

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Les clitiques sont des unités prosodiquement déficientes qui ont fait couler beaucoup d’encre parmi les syntacticiens, les morphologistes et les phonologues. La langue française distingue les clitiques en position proclitique et enclitique. Les proclitiques sont des mots grammaticaux qui s’attachent à gauche du mot hôte, qui est dans la plupart des cas un mot lexical, tandis que les enclitiques s’attachent à droite des mots lexicaux en terminant le groupe accentuel. Les enclitiques sont capables de recevoir un accent de groupe. Dans les positions accentuées, les enclitiques sont marqués par la montée de fréquence fondamentale et l’allongement vocalique. En revanche, les …


French Fixed Expressions: Language Initiation In Writing Skill Of Lower Intermediate Level For French As Foreign Language Learners, Tri Eko Agustiningrum 2021 French Education Program, Universitas Negeri Semarang

French Fixed Expressions: Language Initiation In Writing Skill Of Lower Intermediate Level For French As Foreign Language Learners, Tri Eko Agustiningrum

Dirassat

Language mastery is based on complex language knowledge and skills. To achieve a high level of proficiency in one language, it is not enough to know many words and know how to apply grammar rules, but it is also important to understand and use specific expressions in that language. The use of expressions allows people to express themselves figuratively more naturally in the target language. Native speakers generally prefer to use expressions rather than producing new lexical combinations. For example, if a native French speaker says "He runs away very quickly", he will tend to use a common phrase such …


"C’Est Mieux Ensemble": Estrategia Didáctica Intercultural En Francés Como Lengua Extranjera Para Fomentar Los Saberes De La Competencia Comunicativa Intercultural En Estudiantes De 4º Y 5º De Primaria De Una Institución Educativa De Modelo Escuela Nueva., Cristian Camilo Reyes Galeano, María Camila Restrepo Neme 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

"C’Est Mieux Ensemble": Estrategia Didáctica Intercultural En Francés Como Lengua Extranjera Para Fomentar Los Saberes De La Competencia Comunicativa Intercultural En Estudiantes De 4º Y 5º De Primaria De Una Institución Educativa De Modelo Escuela Nueva., Cristian Camilo Reyes Galeano, María Camila Restrepo Neme

Maestría en Didáctica de las Lenguas

Los procesos de enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras deben replantearse y adecuarse a una formación intercultural invitando a los individuos, en cualquier contexto, a reflexionar de manera crítica en el reconocimiento de sus propias prácticas socioculturales y aquellas extranjeras. De acuerdo con lo anterior, esta investigación buscó fomentar los saberes de la Competencia Comunicativa Intercultural a partir de la implementación de una Estrategia Didáctica Intercultural en francés como Lengua Extranjera en estudiantes de grados 4° y 5° de primaria de una Institución Educativa de modelo Escuela Nueva, adoptando el paradigma sociocrítico, el enfoque cualitativo y un tipo de estudio de investigación …


Wild Wales: How Cultural Discrimination Transformed Merlin From Brittonic Legends To French Arthurian Romances, Viveca Calista Lawrie 2021 Bard College

Wild Wales: How Cultural Discrimination Transformed Merlin From Brittonic Legends To French Arthurian Romances, Viveca Calista Lawrie

Senior Projects Spring 2021

The legend of King Arthur and his knights of the round table is one of the best-known stories in the Western world. Generally people tend to associate Arthurian legend with fifteenth-century English writing or French romances, but in reality, Arthurian legend has its origins in Brittonic oral tradition. Merlin, specifically, represents the concepts of Brittonic paganism and wildness more than any other Arthurian character. The changes made in the character and the narrative of Merlin, from Brittonic legend to Latin writing and then to French romances, reflect a political and cultural shift in Britain and France. An examination of Merlin …


Le Phonème Entre Son Et Sens, Claudia Chehade 2020 Jinan University

Le Phonème Entre Son Et Sens, Claudia Chehade

Al Jinan الجنان

No abstract provided.


Apprentissage Et Créativité Dans La Production Écrite En Français Langue Seconde Chez Des Apprenants Adultes Arabophones. Etude Psycho-Socio-Linguistique, Nada Ziade 2020 الجامعة اللبنانية

Apprentissage Et Créativité Dans La Production Écrite En Français Langue Seconde Chez Des Apprenants Adultes Arabophones. Etude Psycho-Socio-Linguistique, Nada Ziade

Al Jinan الجنان

Notre objectif dans cette recherche est de décrire et d’analyser les démarches de production en français langue seconde mises en œuvre à l’écrit par nos étudiants arabophones, afn de repérer les facteurs qui favorisent ou entravent leurs performances rédactionnelles. L’importance des connaissances linguistiques en français est certes indéniable, mais d’autres facteurs décisifs se font jour aux deux niveaux : métalinguistique et métacognitif. Il importe en effet que les apprenants, au lieu de seulement traduire en termes nouveaux des idées préalablement conçues en langue native, s’initient au système propre à la langue française dans ses aspects conceptuels et syntaxiques De plus, …


Code-Switching In L2 Spanish: A Comparison Of French And English Learners, Liliana Montoya 2020 The University of Western Ontario

Code-Switching In L2 Spanish: A Comparison Of French And English Learners, Liliana Montoya

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dissertation investigates whether L2 Spanish learners’ grammar intuitions on code-switching (CS) show evidence of the predictions made by the Functional Head Constraint (FHC) proposed by Belazi, Rubin, & Toribio (1994). Building on this theory, the present work supports the idea that L2 learners have an intuitive sense of code-switching well-formedness, i.e., they count on unconscious grammatical principles to produce code-switched utterances as well as to assess their grammaticality. Our primary research question is: given the usual absence of CS input that classroom L2 learners receive, will their grammar intuitions on CS show evidence of the predictions made by the …


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