B.A., George Mason University
M.A., George Mason University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
AREAS OF TEACHING:
French Language, Grammar, Phonetics, Business French, Travel Study, Literature
Beginning French, Intermediate French, Advanced French, Business French, Phonetics, Conversation, Paris Travel Study, Civilization, Literature
SELECT PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS:
“Gay Characters in the Margins: Gender-Based Stereotypes in Subtitled French Films,” The Journal of Popular Culture 45. 1020-40 (October 2012)
“Representations of Women in Subtitled Films: L’Auberge espagnole and La Vie rêvée des anges,” French Cultural Studies 22.2 (May 2011).
“Foreigners in the Margins: English Subtitles in Inch’Allah dimanche,” French Review 83.3 (February 2010).
"The Foreigner in Subtitled French Film." Popular Culture Association, San Francisco, CA, March 19-22, 2008.
"Pedes, gouines et homosexuals: Gender-Based Stereotypes of Gay Characters in Subtitled French Films," 14th Annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference, American University, Washington, DC, February 9-11, 2007.
"Voices in the Mangrove: Code switching as the Twentieth Narrator in Maryse Conde's Traversee de la Mangrove," Association of French Language Studies annual conference, Aston University, Birmingham, England, September 2004.