FRANCINE COUTURE is Professor of Art History at the UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec
Ã MontrÃ©al. She has published articles on art and technology, and on public art
education in Quebec. She is editing a volume on the visual arts in Quebec (19631970).
MONIQUE CROCHET is Professor of French at the University of Southern
Maine. She is the author of Les Mythes dans l'oeuvre de Camus (1973) and Le FranÃ§ais
des professions mÃ©dicales et sociales: textes et controverses ( 1986). Her current research
is on Gabrielle Roy.
ROSEANNA LEWIS DUFAULT is Assistant Professor of French at Ohio
Northern University. She is the author of a forthcoming study, Metaphors of
Childhood: Personal and Political Identity in QuÃ©bÃ©cois Novels and is researching the
fiction of Marie-Claire Biais.
LOUISE FORSYTH is Professor of French at the University of Western Ontario.
She is widely published in the areas of contemporary Quebec poetry and theatre,
with particular emphasis on the writing of Nicole Brassard. She is currently
President of the Association of Canadian Theatre History.
LISE GAUVIN is Professor of French and QuÃ©bec literatures at the UniversitÃ© de
MontrÃ©al. She is also a well-known literary critic, essayist, and the author of the
popular fiction-essay, Lettres d'une autre (1984, 1987). She recently collaborated
with Gaston Miron on an anthology of contemporary QuÃ©bÃ©cois writing, Ecrivains
contemporains du QuÃ©bec depuis 1950 (1989).
PAULINE JULIEN is one of Quebec's most celebrated popular singers. Winner of
numerous musical awards, she has developed a unique chansionniÃ¨re style with a
social conscience and nationalist themes. She appeared in the recent NFB Radio
Canada documentary, QuÃ©bec: unpeu, beaucoup, passionnÃ©ment. This fall she starred
in Voix parallÃ¨les, a retrospective of Quebec poetry performed at the ThÃ©Ã¢tre du CafÃ©
de la Place in Montreal.
JANE KOUSTAS is Assistant Professor of French at Redeemer College in Ontario.
She has published articles on translating Michel Tremblay and on the theatre of
Jean-Claude Germain. She is preparing a study of thirty years of translated Quebec
theatre in Toronto.