Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Dr. Heidi Brown

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Assistant Professor of French professor heidi brown

410.617.5607
hsbrown@loyola.edu
MH 351-I

Education

  • The Ohio State University, MA, PhD
  • Bucknell University, BA

Research and Teaching Interests

  • 20th century Francophone Literatures and Cultures
  • Trauma Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Second Language Acquisition: French Language (all levels)

Recent Courses Taught at Loyola

  • FR 380 Caribbean Identities in Movement
  • FR 332 Trauma and Testimony: Representations of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda
  • FR 331 Savoring Francophone Literature
  • FR 162 Comprehensive Intermediate French
  • FR 161 Comprehensive Beginning French
  • FR 102 Introductory French II
  • FR 103 Intermediate French I

Presentations at Conferences

  • “Teaching War, Genocide, and Trauma in the Francophone world” co-presented with Dr. Angèle Kingué (Bucknell University), American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (2015)
  • “Invasions of Self: Psychological Trauma in Journal by Hélène Berr,” Chimères Conference, University of Kansas (2013)

Publications

Articles

  • Brown, Heidi. “Negotiating Identity: Codeswitching in Hélène Berr’s Journal.” French Review (forthcoming).

Book Reviews

  • Brown, Heidi. Review of Le Regard étranger: L’image du Burundi dans les littératures belge et française by Juvénal Ngorwanubusa. H-France Review 15.71 (2015): 1-4. 

Service Activities, Memberships in Academic Societies

Service

  • Departmental representative, Academic Senate (2015-2016)
  • Moderator, French Club (Spring 2015-present)
  • Co-moderator, Rendez-vous Haiti (Autumn 2015-present)

Memberships

  • Modern Language Association 
  • American Association of Teachers of French 

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