Notes on Authors
Marc T. Boucher is Visiting Professor at the UniversitÃ© du Quebec's Graduate School of Public Administration. In his long career with the MinistÃ¨re
des relations internationals he held numerous positions, including Director
General of Public Affairs and postings in Los Angeles, Washington, New
York, Atlanta, Lafayette (LA), and London (UK). His academic career includes teaching at the University of Maine-Orono, Bishop's University, and
Champlain College. He is the author of a number of articles on Canada,
Quebec, and US economic and political affairs.
Patrick Coleman is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the
University of California, Los Angeles. His recent publications include two
co-edited books, Montesquieu and the Spirit of Modernity (2002, with David
Carrithers), and Culture and Authority in the Baroque (2005, with Massimo
Ciavolela). He also contributed to the volume Gabrielle Roy aujourd'hui/today
(2003). His current projects are a book on the discourse of emotion in the
French Enlightenment and a comparative study of French and English
novels about Montreal.
Mary Jean Green is Edward Tuck Professor of French at Dartmouth College.
She has written extensively on Quebec women writers in her books MarieClaire Biais and Women and Narrative Identity: Rewriting the Quebec National
Text. She is currently completing a book on the rewriting of history in fiction by francophone women, which will include a chapter on RÃ©gine Robin.
Susan Ireland is a Professor of French at Grinnell College. Her research
interests include contemporary French fiction, Quebec women writers, the
Algerian novel, and the literature of immigration in France and Quebec.
She has published articles in these areas and has edited Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France (Greenwood, 2001) and Textnalizing the Immigrant Experience in Contemporary Quebec with Patrice Proulx. She is also an
editor of The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature (Greenwood, 1999).
Catherine Leclerc est professeure au dÃ©partement de langue et de littÃ©rature
franÃ§aises de l'UniversitÃ© McGill. Comparatiste, elle s'intÃ©resse au plurilinguisme littÃ©raire, aux littÃ©ratures anglo-quÃ©bÃ©coise, acadienne, et francoontarienne, de mÃªme qu'Ã leur traduction. Elle a publiÃ© des articles dans
plusieurs ouvrages et revues et a dirigÃ© le rÃ©cent numÃ©ro de Voix et Images
(90, printemps 2005) sur la littÃ©rature anglo-quÃ©bÃ©coise.
Patrice J. Proulx is Professor of French and Women's Studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Her research interests include contemporary
Caribbean and QuÃ©bÃ©cois fiction, francophone film, and the literature of
immigration in France and Quebec. Her articles have appeared in the
French Review and L'Esprit CrÃ©ateur, and she has essays in several edited collections. She is an editor of The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature