Turek, Sheila

At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Languages & Literatures
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-1066
Office Location
LT 3104

DEGREES:

B.A., George Mason University

M.A., George Mason University

Ph.D., University of Maryland

 

AREAS OF TEACHING:

French Language, Grammar, Phonetics, Business French, Travel Study, Literature

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

Beginning French, Intermediate French, Advanced French, Business French, Phonetics, Conversation, Paris Travel Study, Civilization, Literature

 

SELECT PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS:

“Gay Characters in the Margins: Gender-Based Stereotypes in Subtitled French Films,” The Journal of Popular Culture 45. 1020-40 (October 2012)

“Representations of Women in Subtitled Films: L’Auberge espagnole and La Vie rêvée des anges,French Cultural Studies 22.2 (May 2011).

“Foreigners in the Margins: English Subtitles in Inch’Allah dimanche,French Review 83.3 (February 2010).

"The Foreigner in Subtitled French Film." Popular Culture Association, San Francisco, CA, March 19-22, 2008.
"Pedes, gouines et homosexuals: Gender-Based Stereotypes of Gay Characters in Subtitled French Films," 14th Annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference, American University, Washington, DC, February 9-11, 2007.
"Voices in the Mangrove: Code switching as the Twentieth Narrator in Maryse Conde's Traversee de la Mangrove," Association of French Language Studies annual conference, Aston University, Birmingham, England, September 2004.

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