Notes on Authors
Neal Baker is Information Technology and Reference Librarian at Earlham
College, where he also teaches film courses. He is a Field Bibliographer for
the MLA International Bibliography, and his articles have been published in
such scholarly venues as Contemporary French Civilization, Extrapolation, and
the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts.
Leslie Choquette is L'Institut franÃ§ais Professor of Francophone Cultures
and Director of the French Institute at Assumption College (Worcester,
MA). She is the author of Frenchmen into Peasants: Modernity and Tradition in
the Peopling of French Canada (Harvard UP, 1997), available in French as De
Paysans Ã FranÃ§ais: modernitÃ© et tradition dans le peuplement du Canada franÃ§ais
(Septentrion et PU Paris-Sorbonne, 2001). She is currently the editor of
French Colonial History, the journal of the French Colonial Historical Society.
Marie Cusson est professeure Ã l'UniversitÃ© d'Ã‰tat de Plattsburgh Ã New
York. Elle enseigne le franÃ§ais et la littÃ©rature quÃ©bÃ©coise. Elle a publiÃ© des
articles sur la littÃ©rature quÃ©bÃ©coise s'inspirant d'une hermÃ©neutique de la
ville dans Globe, Spirale, Les Cahiers du CELAT, Frequence/Frequency, Revue
interuniversitaire canadienne sur la radio et la tÃ©lÃ©vision de l'A.E.R.T.C.
Estelle Dansereau est professeure de franÃ§ais et de littÃ©rature comparÃ©e Ã
l'UniversitÃ© de Calgary, en Alberta, Canada. Ses publications principales
portent sur l'Ã©criture au fÃ©minin et l'Ã©criture en milieu minoritaire. Elle a
prÃ©parÃ© le numÃ©ro spÃ©cial de Francophonies d'AmÃ©rique 7 (1997) sur "Le(s)
discours fÃ©minin(s) de la francophonie nord-amÃ©ricaine." Elle se consacre
actuellement Ã deux grands projets: le premier sur la poÃ©sie des femmes
quÃ©bÃ©coises de 1920 Ã 1940, et l'autre sur les reprÃ©sentations culturelles de
la femme d'Ã¢ge mÃ»r.
Meadow Dibble-Dieng is Visiting Assistant Professor of French at Colby
College. Her doctoral dissertation (Brown 2006) explored the ways in
which periodicals such as Les Temps Modernes, PrÃ©sence Africaine, and LibertÃ©
served as imagined literary communities while seeking to effect political
change. Her additional research interests include Sub-Saharan African litÂ
erature, cinema and popular culture, cultural politics, racial otherness in the
colonial imaginary, and comparative postcolonial studies. She is author of
the "Liberation Journals Online Index," a searchable, analytic tool conÂ
taining comprehensive data on five Pan-African periodicals as well as on
LibertÃ©. She is also author of the annotated online database "Literature and
Culture of Francophone Africa and the Diaspora" and co-founder of the
Dakar-based journal Orange light, which she edited from 1995-2000.
Katharine Harrington is Assistant Professor of French at the University of
Maine at Fort Kent. She has published articles on nomadism in contempo-