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Identités et communautés francophones en milieu minoritaire au Canada


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SECRETARY, GRADE 6– Competition #296
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences - French

Details of Job Posting

Job Description

Exchange and Work/Study Abroad Opportunities

Teaching Assistant Program in France:

Department contact for the program: Dr. Catherine Black

email: cblack@sfu.ca  tel: 778-782-8611.

To apply please visit the Canada-USA TAPIF online platform: www.tapif.org

Recent Faculty Publications


La francophonie de la Colombie-Britannique : mémoire et fiction (2012)

Espaces culturels francophones III

Dr. Christian Guilbault

Colonisation, Globalisation et Vitalité du français (2014)

Dr. Cécile Vigouroux



The Dynamic Classroom (2010)

Engaging Students in Higher Education

Dr. Catherine Black

Nouveaux regards sur Ivan Goll en exil avec un choix de ses lettres des Amériques (2010)

Dr. Stephen Steele