Faculty & Staff

Christine Armstrong dr. Armstrong, Christine Armstrong

Faculty  |  French, Modern Languages
Associate Professor
Fellows Hall
301G
740-587-6450
Service: 
1992-Present
Degree(s): 
Licence, University de Franche-Comte; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Cornell University
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Liz Barringer-Smith Barringer-Smith, Elizabeth A. Barringer-Smith

Barringer-Smith, Elizabeth A. Barringer-Smith
Staff  |  Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Modern Languages, Portuguese, Spanish
Academic Administrative Assistant
Fellows Hall
301A
740-587-6643
Degree(s): 
B.S., Ohio University
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Isabelle Choquet dr. Choquet, Isabelle Choquet

Faculty  |  French, Modern Languages
Assistant Professor
Fellows Hall
301l
740-587-5497
Service: 
2012-Present
Degree(s): 
M.A., Maîtrise from the Université de Poitiers, France; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Research: 

Teaching and research interests:
Francophone literatures and cultures and New World Studies. Postcolonial discourses. Transnational studies. Modern and contemporary French literature and culture.
Time, space and self-definition. Past and memory. Identity and migration. Images of childhood and motherhood. Feminine voices. Language and Identity. Language courses.

Selected publications:

  • “Babel à Montréal : ces nomades qui ‘tropicalisent’ la planète”. Metropolitan Mosaics and Melting-pots: Paris and Montreal in francophone literatures. Ed by Pascale De Souza and Adlai Murdoch. Cambridge Scholars Press. Tentative date of publication: late 2012 (forthcoming)
  • “Espace, temps et quête identitaire dans l’œuvre de Maryse Condé : l’Amérique du Nord dans Desirada” MaComère.12.1 (2010) : 30-44. http://www.macomerejournal.com/issues/012a.html
  • “L'espace/temps de l'origine : reflets identitaires dans les récits d'enfance de Confiant, Chamoiseau (de Martinique), Laferrière et Ollivier (d'Haïti)” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée. 38.1. (2011) : 25-39.
  • “Étude sociolinguistique d'un conflit entre les deux hôpitaux de Moncton comme révélateur de la place de la communauté francophone à Moncton.” L'Acadie plurielle : dynamiques identitaires collectives et développement au sein des réalités acadiennes. Magord, André. Moncton: Centre d'études acadiennes/Institut d'Études Acadiennes et Québécoises de l'Université de Poitiers, 2003.
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Yvonne-Marie Mokam Mokam, Yvonne-Marie Mokam

Faculty  |  French, Modern Languages
Assistant Professor
740-587-6643
Service: 
2013-Present
Degree(s): 
B.A., M.A., University of Yaound Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson
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Marie-Madeleine Stey Stey, Marie-Madeleine Stey

Marie-Madeleine Stey
Faculty  |  French, Modern Languages
Visiting Professor
Fellows Hall
301V
740-587-8633
Degree(s): 
Ph.D. in French language and literature from The Ohio State University, 1997 B.A. in Philologie Romane from Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), 1971
Biography: 

Professor Stey teaches French and Spanish at Denison University and at Capital University where she is chair of the Capital University Language Department. She has published on French and Occitan Medieval Literatures as well as on Kama Sywor Kamanda and Lucette Desvignes. She is a member of The Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies and focuses her research  on shamanism and literature.

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