Notes on Contributors
Olivia J. Choplin received her Ph.D. in French Literature from Emory
University in 2009. Since completing her doctoral work, she has been an
Assistant Professor of French at Elon University in North Carolina, where
she teaches all levels of language and literature courses. She has presented
at numerous conferences on contemporary French and Francophone literaÂ
ture, and has published work on Michel Tremblay. Her current research
projects focus on contemporary French and QuÃ©bÃ©cois theater and on the
use of theater in the foreign-language classroom.
Denyse CÃ´tÃ© est professeure au DÃ©partement de travail social et des scienÂ
ces sociales de l'UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec en Outaouais et directrice de
l'ORÃ‰GAND (Observatoire sur le dÃ©veloppement rÃ©gional et l'analyse difÂ
fÃ©renciÃ©e selon les sexes). Sociologue, politologue, et organisatrice commuÂ
nautaire, elle a participÃ© Ã de nombreux projets associatifs innovateurs ici et
Ã l'Ã©tranger Ã titre d'organisatrice communautaire, de militante, et d'exÂ
perte. Ses intÃ©rÃªts de recherche portent sur l'innovation sociale dans les
sphÃ¨res publique et privÃ©e: au sein des familles, en dÃ©veloppement local,
sur les mouvements sociaux, en Ã©conomie sociale, et en matiÃ¨re d'Ã©galitÃ©
entre les sexes.
Roseanna Dufault is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Ohio
Northern University. She is the author of Metaphors of Identity, The Treatment
of Childhood in Selected QuÃ©bÃ©cois Novels, editor of Women by Women: The
Treatment of Female Characters by Women Writers of Fiction in QuÃ©bec Since
1980, and co-editor of four additional anthologies on women authors. De
l'invisible au visible: l'imaginaire littÃ©raire et artistique de Jovette Marchessault,
co-edited with Celita Lamar, is forthcoming. Dufault is past president of the
American Council for QuÃ©bec Studies and the current Managing Editor of
QuÃ©bec Studies. In 2010 she received the Prix du QuÃ©bec.
Dominique D. Fisher is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at
the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her recent publications
include Ã‰crire L'urgence Assia Djebar et Tahar Djaout (2007), The Rhetoric of the
Other (2003), and several articles on the literature of the Maghreb, Lebanon,
and on cultural diversity in France and QuÃ©bec. She is presently working
on a book on franco-arabophone literatures and films.
Lisa Gasbarrone is Professor of French and Director of International
Studies at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. She has published
articles on FranÃ§ois-Xavier Garneau, Patrice Lacombe, and Laure Conan.
Her recent focus is on literature and the sacred, with an article on Victor
Hugo entitled "Restoring the Sacred in Les MisÃ©rables." Her work on Louis
HÃ©mon in this volume is part of a larger project focusing on the idea of the
sacred in QuÃ©bÃ©cois fiction from Lacombe to FÃ©lix-Antoine Savard.
Vincent GrÃ©goire a fait des Ã©tudes d'histoire (licence et maÃ®trise) Ã l'univerÂ
sitÃ© FranÃ§ois Rabelais de Tours avant de poursuivre des Ã©tudes de littÃ©rature