Membres du groupe de recherche sur le Canada francophone, Canada francophile et les Études sur le Canada en français

 

Faculty Members:

Myra Bloom

Myra Bloom
English, Glendon, and Faculty Associate

Myra Bloom studies modern and contemporary Canadian literature in English and French. Her current research examines the relationship between anglophones and francophones as represented in fictions dealing with historical clashes between these two groups. She is also working on a book about women’s confessional writing in Canada.

Email: mbloom@yorku.ca

Colin Coates

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Canadian Studies, Glendon, Senior Faculty Associate, member Robarts Executive Committee and former director of the Robarts Centre

Colin Coates holds the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Cultural Landscapes at Glendon College, where he teaches in the Canadian Studies programme. He was director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies from 2011-2015. He was also president of the newly formed Canadian Studies Network - Réseau d'études canadiennes, an association dedicated to the scholarly study of Canada. A specialist in the history of early French Canada and environmental history, he has been conducting research on Canadian utopias since coming to York University in 2003.

Email: ccoates@glendon.yorku.ca

Geoffrey Ewen

Geoffrey Ewen
Canadian Studies, Glendon, Faculty Associate and former member Robarts Executive Committee

Geoffrey Ewen is an assistant professor at Glendon in the Department of History and the coordinator of the Canadian Studies Program.

Email: gewen@glendon.yorku.ca

Francis Garon

Francis Garon
Political Science, Glendon and Graduate Program Director, Glendon School of Public and International Affairs,  Faculty Associate

Francis Garon is an associate professor and received his Ph.D. from Université de Montréal. He has been at Glendon College since 2007. His research interests are in the fields of deliberative democracy and immigration and integration issues. He is teaching courses on public policy analysis and the management of diversity.

Research Interests: Public policy and administration, deliberative democracy, Québec and Canadian politics

Email: fgaron@glendon.yorku.ca

Alexis Lachaine

Emily Laxer

Emily Laxer
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Glendon Campus and Faculty Associate

Emily Laxer is a Sociologist specializing in political sociology; immigration; citizenship and nationalism; and gender.  Her research broadly examines how contests for political power shape the incorporation of ethno-religious minorities in largescale immigration countries.  In a current study, she focuses on the impact of party-political debates over Islamic religious coverings in shaping the boundaries of nationhood in France and Québec.  Her forthcoming book – Unveiling the Nation: The Politics of Secularism in France and Québec – will be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in April 2019.

Emily Laxer est une sociologue se focalisant sur la sociologie politique; l’immigration; la citoyenneté et le nationalisme; ainsi que le genre.  Ses recherches considèrent comment les conflits politiques façonnent l’incorporation des minorités ethno-religieuses dans les pays d’immigration à grande échelle. Dans son étude actuelle, elle examine l’impact des contestations entre partis politiques autour les signes islamiques en circonscrivant les frontières de la nation en France et au Québec. Sa monographie – Unveiling the Nation: The Politics of Secularism in France and Québec – sera publiée par les presses de McGill-Queen’s en avril 2019.

Email: emily.laxer@glendon.yorku.ca

Marie-Élaine Lebel

Marcel Martel

Marcel Martel
History, and Faculty Associate

Marcel Martel is a professor in the Department of History and holder of the Avie Bennett Historica Dominion Institute Chair in Canadian History. He is a specialist in twentieth-century Canadian history and has published on nationalism, relations between Quebec and the French-speaking minorities of Canada, moral regulation, public policy and counterculture, and RCMP surveillance activities.

Recent monographs: Canada the Good? A Short History of Vice Since 1500  (Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014) 189 p. Translated in French Une brève histoire du vice au Canada depuis 1500 (Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 2015) 225 p.

Not This Time: Canadians, Public Policy and the Marijuana Question, 1961-1975 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006) 277 p.

with Martin Paquet, Langue et politique au Canada et au Québec (Montréal: Boréal, 2010) 335 p.  Translated by Patricia Dumas:SpeakingUp. A History of Language and Politics in Canada and Quebec (Toronto:Between the Lines, 2012) 300 p.

Research Interests: Moral regulation, social activism, and state; Minority rights, activism, courts and state; Surveillance, deviance, and activism; Nations, myths, identity, and memory; Language rights and public policy

Email: mmartel@yorku.ca

Gertrude Mianda

Gertrude Mianda
Gender and Women’s Studies, Glendon and Director, Harriet Tubman Institute, and Faculty Associate

Gertrude Mianda is an associate professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies program at Glendon Campus. She also served as the chair of the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University from 2011-15. She has a PhD in sociology in gender and development from Université Laval in Quebec City.
Her research interests focus on gender and post-colonialism in Africa, particularly Congolese women. Her research on gender and immigration in Canada focuses on francophone African immigrants in francophone minority communities in Ontario.

Research Interests: Africa, Francophonie, Globalization, Immigration, Women and Feminism

Email: mianda@yorku.ca

Jacinthe Michaud

Jacinthe Michaud
Chair, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies/ Coordonnatrice, Genre, sexualité et études des femmes, Glendon, and Faculty Associate

Jacinthe Michaud est professeure agrégée et directrice de School of Gender, Sexuality Studies and Women’s Studies, Université York (Toronto). Elle est l’auteure de The Multifaceted soul of a Movement: Exploring the Frontiers of Québec and Italian Feminism(s) (soumis à UBC Press), ainsi que plusieurs articles dont, «La synergie entre le féminisme et la gauche québécoise vue à travers quelques débats parus dans la vie en rose et le Temps fou» in Resources for Feminist Research; “The Politics of Representation and the Problem of Loyalties within Feminist Research: Revisiting the Position/Location of the ‘Native Informant’ in Gayatri Spivak” in Studies in Political Economy. Elle travaille présentement à l’analyse critique des facteurs de psychiatrisation et la criminalisation de certaines catégories sociologiques de personnes pour cause de participation à des mouvements radicaux et politiques..

Email: jmichaud@yorku.ca

Jean-Michel Montsion

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Multidisciplinary Studies, Glendon, Faculty Associate 
and Deputy Director, 2019-20

Jean Michel Montsion is an associate professor in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies at Glendon College. Jean Michel's research focuses on the intersection of ethnicity, mobility and urban research. From Singapore and Vancouver to Canadian Northern communities, he investigates the role of 'gateway strategies' in local and translocal community politics.

Research Interests: Asia, Globalization, Immigration, Indigenous People, International and Community Engagement, Language and Society, Northern Canada, Social and Political Thought

Email: montsion@yorku.ca

Muriel Péguret

Muriel Péguret
French Studies, Glendon/ Faculty of Education and Faculty Associate

Muriel Péguret is an associate professor in the French Studies Department and in the Bachelor of Education program (French as as Second Language Teaching specialization) at Glendon Campus. She is the academic coordinator of the Glendon B.Ed. program. Her research interests currently focuses on post-immersion pedagogy and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). She has published in the field of immersion studies, language awareness, phraseodidactics, language learning strategies and self-efficacy.

Research Interests:Immersion and post-immersion pedagogy, language competence, language awareness, phraseology, bilingualism, plurilingualism, language learning strategies, self-efficacy, Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), teacher training, and global competencies.

Email: mpeguret@glendon.yorku.ca

Roberto Perin

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History/ School of Public and International Affairs, Glendon, Faculty Associate and former member Robarts Executive Committee

Roberto Perin is a professor in the History Department and in the School of Public and International Affairs, Glendon College. His areas of specialization include immigration, religion, and Québec.

Email: rperin@glendon.yorku.ca

Carolyn Podruchny

Carolyn Podruchny
History, Senior Faculty Associate and member Robarts Executive Committee

Carolyn Podruchny is an associate professor in the Department of History.
Mission Statement: My professional and personal goal is to champion Indigenous sovereignty and resistance, make sense of Canada’s colonial past, and to support reconciliation by exploring the history of encounters and relationships.
Research Interests:Indigenous peoples in northern North America before 1900; French colonialism in early North America; Metis and fur trade history; Anishinaabe history; oral history; ethnohistory; linguistic history and history of the book; cultural history including masculinity, labour, ethnicity, and constructions of identity

Visit: www.carolynpodruchny.ca/pages/

Email: carolynp@yorku.ca

Audrey Pyée

Audrey Pyée
History, Glendon College and Faculty Associate

Audrey Pyée’s research specialty is Canadian history. Audrey is particularly interested in "la francophonie" (francophone diaspora in North America, immigration and memory), historical memory, and immigration history. Her research also focuses on digital storytelling and pedagogy.

Email: apyee@yorku.ca

Amanda Ricci

Amanda Ricci
History, Glendon and Faculty Associate

Amanda Ricci is assistant professor in the Department of History at the Glendon campus of York University. She specializes in women’s and gender history in Québec and Canada, transnational social movements, and international migration. She is working on turning her Ph.D. thesis into a book manuscript tentatively entitled There’s No Place Like Home: Feminist Movements and Women’s Activism in Montreal, 1960-1990. It focuses on the feminist movement in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s in Montreal, Quebec. Her new project explores transnational feminism in a Canadian context.

Email: amanda.ricci@glendon.yorku.ca

Sylvie Rosienski-Pellerin

Sylvie Rosienski-Pellerin
French Studies, Glendon and Faculty Associate

Sylvie Rosienski-Pellerin is an Associate Professor in Glendon's Department of French Studies and holds a PhD in Literature from the University of Toronto. She is the author of a book on Georges Perec (Perecgrinations ludiques, Editions du Gref, 1995), she is currently conducting research on children's literature (metafiction, culture of the Other, culture and heritage.)
Sylvie Rosienski-Pellerin's research interests also include teaching and learning French (as a first and as a second language). Co-author of "Voyage au bout de l’écrit" (Editions du Gref), she contributed for more than a decade to the educational program of the magazine L'Actualité (manuals, activity sheets and other educational resources).
She has been Director of the Graduate Studies Program in French Studies in York, Coordinator of the Language Program of Glendon's Department of French Studies and Director of that Department. She is presently Director of the Research Centre for Language and Culture Contact (Glendon).

Email: rosienski@glendon.yorku.ca

 

 

Graduate Students:

Name Title Faculty and/or Department Email Address
Desjardins, Patrick L. Ph.D. Candidate Department of Political Science levonpd@yorku.ca
Molas, Barbara Ph.D. Candidate Department of History molas.barbara@gmail.com