Assistant Professor of French, clinical teaching track, Linda Alcott presented on contemporary Haitian-born francophone women writers at three conferences this fall.

The first presentation was at the 70th Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference held in New Orleans, La., Oct. 3-5 . Her paper is titled “Haitian Ghetto Dreams: Identity and Illusion in Emmelie Prophète’s Impasse Dignité.”

Alcott’s paper titled “Pulling Back the Curtain on Haitian Tent City Sins: Degeneration and Deliverance in Kettly Mars’ Aux Frontières de la Soif” was presented as part of the Women in French session at 66th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention held in Vancouver, Wash., Oct. 10-12.

Most recently, she presented “Un Cri de Négresse in Marie-Célie Agnant’s Le Livre d’Emma” at the 111th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference held in San Diego, Calif., Nov 1-3.

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