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Wednesday, July 7 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Teaching Franco-American Heritage via Literature, Song, and Photographs

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The massive immigration of French Canadians to the U.S. resulted in the transplanting of French language and Québécois culture in cities, towns, and villages throughout the northeastern states. Participants will learn about that demographic movement and about the unique Franco-American culture that emerged. Documents from Franco literature and song and viewing of photos will accompany discussion of pedagogical ideas, thus providing participants with tools for teaching about Franco-American heritage in their classrooms.

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Janet Shideler

Professor of French, Siena College (NY)
Although I have spent my career teaching French language, literature and culture courses to students at all levels of proficiency, I specialize in Francophonie. More precisely, my research focuses primarily on Franco-Americans: immigrants and descendants of immigrants who came from... Read More →


Wednesday July 7, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
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