Quebec Studies

Notes about Authors

Quebec Studies (2011), 52, (1), 169–172.

Abstract

169 Notes about Authors Myra Bloom is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toronto's Centre for Comparative Literature. She is currently writing a dissertation entitled "Transgressions: Confession and Intertextuality in Late TwentiethCentury Canadian and Québécois Writing." She has previously published in student journals including Transverse, University of Toronto's compara­ tive literature graduate student journal, and has also served as its editor. Her research focuses on questions of language, aesthetics, and identity politics. Jean-François Breton est politologue et un étudiant au doctorat en sciences des religions à l'Université de Montréal. Il travaille principalement sur l'identité des personnes catholiques et homosexuelles, à la lumière du con­ cept d'identité moderne chez Charles Taylor. Ses publications les plus ré­ centes incluent: "L'Église catholique et l'homosexualité, " Prêtre et pasteur. Revue des agents de pastorale 113.7 (2010); "Vivre et croire à corps défendant," Pratiques et constructions du corps en christianisme, éd. Denise Couture, JeanGuy Nadeau et Maxime Allard (Fides, 2009); et "Roman Catholics and Same-Sex Marriage in Quebec" (avec Solange Lefebvre), Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States, ed. David Rayside et Clyde Wilcox (UBC Press, 2011). Elisabeth Campos is a lawyer and a criminologist. She has a doctorate in law, and diplomas in victimology and in criminology from the University of Washington. She is a specialist on violent religious sects and serial crim­ inals, and is the author of numerous works on these topics. Until recently, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Philippe-Pinel Institute in Montreal and also at the Université de Montréal. Yolande Cohen is a professor of history at the Université du Québec à Mon­ tréal (UQÀM), where she is director of the Groupe de recherche Histoire, Femmes, Genre et Migrations. She has written books on youth movements in France, women's social and political activism in Québec, Sephardic Jewish history and identity, and Moroccan Jews in Montreal. Her publica­ tions include Femmes Philanthropes. Catholiques, protestantes et juives dans les organisations caritatives au Québec, 1880-1945 (PU Montréal, 2010); Profession: Infirmière (PU Montréal, 2000); Femmes de Parole. L'histoire des Cercles de fermières du Québec (Le Jour, 1990); and Les Jeunes, le socialisme et la guerre. Histoire des mouvements de jeunesse en France (L'Harmattan, 1989). She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, a Chevalier de l'Ordre de La Lé­ gion d'honneur of France, and president of the francophone section of l'Académie des Arts, Lettres et sciences Humaines. Martin Geoffroy est chercheur associé à l'Institut canadien de Recherche sur les Minorités linguistiques (ICRML). Il est détenteur d'un doctorat et d'une maîtrise en sociologie de l'Université de Montréal et d'un bacca-

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