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Published on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The French & Italian Department at the University of Arizona is delighted to organize this conference to which all MA and doctoral students in French are invited to participate so that they may have the opportunity to present their work. Abstracts will address one or more of the following strands: theoretical and applied linguistics; first, second language acquisition; teaching French as a second/foreign language; digital technologies and pedagogy; French and Francophone literature, culture and civilization ; Francophone cinema; Women's studies, queer studies and sexuality.

Announcement

Description

The French & Italian Department at the University of Arizona is delighted to organize this conference to which all MA and doctoral students in French are invited to participate so that they may have the opportunity to

  • give a talk following the traditional format of 20 minutes to present plus 10 minutes for questions and comments
  • present work in progress in a round-table format that will allow for constructive feedback and a stimulating interaction (15 minutes to present + 15 minutes for feedback)
  • sign up for a fun and instructive research workshop on two different topics (see Workshops below)
  • attend two plenaries by renowned researchers on two different topics
  • meet other students and faculty who are warmly invited to attend as well
  • attend a Francophone short film festival on February 23 

Strands

This conference mirrors our MA programmes. We will thus be delighted to receive abstracts addressing one or more of the following strands:

  • theoretical and applied linguistics
  • first, second language acquisition
  • teaching French as a second/foreign language
  • digital technologies and pedagogy
  • French and Francophone literature, culture and civilization 
  • Francophone cinema
  • Women's studies, queer studies and sexuality

Arizona working papers in French and Italian

The participants who will have given a talk (traditional talk or round-table presentation) will be invited to submit a paper to our online Arizona Working Papers in French & Italian.

Plenaries

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Denis Jamet from the Université de Lyon and Dr. Lydie Moudelino from the University of Southern California.

Workshops

Participants will be able to sign up for two different workshops::

1. Hip hop music and Francophone cultures led by Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand

2. Digital Technology and Language Learning led by Dr. Emily Hellmich

Iimportant deadlines

Please note the following important deadlines:

  • December 4, 2017: deadline to submit an abstract for a paper or a round-table

  • December 20,2017: notification of acceptance or rejection
  • December 20,2017: start of early bird registration ($35 for students, $75 for faculty)
  • February 1 2018: late registration starts ($50 for students, $100 for faculty)
  • February 23 and 24, 2018 : Conference

Scientific committee

  • Dalila Ayoun, University of Arizona
  • Carine Bourget, University of Arizona
  • Jean-Marc Dewaele, University of London
  • Denis Jamet, Université de Lyon
  • Pierre Larrivé, Université de Caen
  • Aliyah Morgenstern, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3
  • Denis Provencher, University of Arizona
  • Phyllis Taoua, University of Arizona
  • Trésor Simon Yoassi, University of Arizona

Places

  • University of Arizona
    Tucson, America

Date(s)

  • Monday, December 04, 2017

Keywords

  • colloque, masterants, doctorants, français, italien, université Arizona

Contact(s)

  • Dalila Ayoun
    courriel : ayoun [at] email [dot] arizona [dot] edu

Information source

  • Dalila Ayoun
    courriel : ayoun [at] email [dot] arizona [dot] edu

To cite this announcement

« Arizona Graduate Conference in French », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, https://calenda.org/418618

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