Féminin Masculin: un regard sur Jean-Paul Godard et la Nouvelle vague, 2004
Le Discours diplomatique franco-américain à l'ONU autour de la guerre en Irak, 2004
School of Foreign Service Independant Study research papers:
Sarkozy: un président sans précédent, 2007
College of Arts & Sciences:
Clemenceau, "Le Tigre" in the Jungle of the Dreyfus Affair (History), 2009
Professional Development: Faculty Seminar: "Cultural Identities and World Civilizations," Georgetown University, Fall 1994-95.
American Council for French Social and Cultural Studies, 1990-92 (work w/ sub group: "Knowledge of France and Francophone Europe," and the American Association of Teachers of French Committee on Cultural Competence)
One of the twenty Professors of French selected nationally to participate in a six-week Institute/Workshop: "Contemporary French Culture and Society," supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, New York University, Albany, July-Aug. 1979.
Awards: Georgetown GUROP recipient of a Teaching-Research Award: this competition allowed my research assistants, Lauren Creecy, SFS 98, then Aristia Kinis, SFS 02, and William Howerton, SFS 09 to work with me on the Dreyfus database.
Georgetown University Vicennial Medal, 1997.
French Ministère de l'Education Nationale: Chevalier des Palmes Académiques, July 1989; Officier, July 2009.
NEH grant to organize the Colloquium "Emile Zola and the Arts," Georgetown University, Oct 1986
Pi Delta Phi, 1979
Prix Marcel Pagnol de la Nouvelle Provençale, concours du Méridional, Febr. 1975
Phi Kappa Phi, 1973
PUBLICATION AND RESEARCH
Guieu, Jean-Max and Amadou Koné (eds.). Perspectives créoles: Louisiane, Antilles, Haïti. New Orleans, Presses universitaires du Nouveau Monde, 2007.
Guieu, Jean-Max and Michèle Sarde (eds.). Memories for the 21st Century. Cultural Experiments in 20thCentury France. Washington DC: Georgetown University Faculty of Languages & Linguistics Publications, 2002.
Guieu, Jean-Max (ed.). Paris in the Jazz Era. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Publications, 2001.
Guieu, Jean-Max. A Comprehensive Digital Bibliography of the Dreyfus Case, its time & its legacy. Paris: Société Littéraire des Amis d'Emile Zola - Centre d'Etudes sur Zola et le Naturalisme, CD-ROM, Graphixc (San Diego, CA), 2000.
Guieu, Jean-Max (ed.). Intolerance & Indignation. L'Affaire Dreyfus. Paris: Fischbacher, 1999.
Guieu, Jean-Max and Alison Hilton (eds.). Emile Zola and the Arts. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1988.
Guieu, Jean-Max. Le Théâtre lyrique d'Emile Zola. Préface de Henri Mitterand, Publié avec le concours du Centre National des Lettres. Paris: Fischbacher, 1983.
Major On-going Electronic Project: Director, Georgetown Audio-Visual Electronic Library Project for the Study of Emile Zola and the Dreyfus Case, a computer assisted Data Base of a fully catalogued collection of Images linked with Emile Zola, more precisely those concerning the Dreyfus Case and the Art World of the late 19th century 1986-2002.
See website: <www.georgetown.edu/faculty/guieuj>
Articles: "Images and the Media: The Paradigm of the fin-de-siècle French Tabloids," in Henry Frendo (ed.), The European Mind: Narrative and Identity, proceedings of the 10th Conference organized by the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, University of Malta, July 2006, Malta University Press, Vol 2, Part 4, 2010.
"Limites des limites et contrôle de l'appellation d'origine," in Limits/Limites, Contemporary French & Francophone Studies: Sites , Vol. 13, issue 4, University of Illinois, Sept. 2009.
"'L'Hydre au casque pointu, sournoisement s'avance…'. Fanfares et fanfaronnades militaires dans les chansons de la Grande Guerre," in Annamaria Laserra, Nicole Leclerq & Marc Quaghebeur (eds.), Mémoires et Antimémoires littéraires au XXe siècle: La Première Guerre Mondiale, Coll. Documents pour l'Histoire des Francophonies No 15. Bruxelles: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2008.
"How the legacy of Dreyfus Affair pertains to challenges facing Democracy Today," in the "Democracy Today," Second Annual distinguished Lecture Series, the Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair, Shoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Images University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA, April 3, 2008.
http://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=beitler "Avant que la Bête ne meure. Le Cas Dancette," trad. Dominique Petitfaux, Le Collectionneur de Bandes Dessinées, Nº 112, Février 2008, 25-29.
"L'Habitation Saint-Ybars ou Maîtres et Esclaves en Louisiane (1881), 'récit social' d'Alfred Mercier," in Jean-Max Guieu and Amadou Koné (eds.), Perspectives créoles: Louisiane, Antilles, Haïti, New Orleans, Presses Universitaires du Nouveau-Monde, 2007.
"La Bête est morte: A World War Two Zoo," in Denis Provencher & Andrew Sobanet (eds.), France 1940-1944: The Ambiguous Legacy, Special Issue of Contemporary French Civilization, University of Illinois Press, Summer/Fall 2007, Vol. XXXI, Number 2.
"Fanaticism and Deconstruction of the Individual during the Dreyfus Affair: The Graphic Impact of Political Caricatures," in Enrique Banùs (ed.), The Narrative of Modernity. Co-existence of Differences, proceedings of the 9th Conference organized by the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Aug. 2004, CD ROM Volume, Winter 2006.
"The Legacy of the Dreyfus Case: Human Rights and the French Ligue des Droits de l'Homme (1898)," in Stephany Plecker (ed.), Human Rights: A growing World without them, proceedings of the 8th Conference organized by the James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA, March 30, 2006, CD ROM Volume, 2006.
"Les Intellectuels belges dans l'Affaire Dreyfus," in Annamaria Laserra (ed.). Histoire, mémoire, identité dans la littérature non fictionnelle. L'exemple belge. Bruxelles: I.E.I.-Peter Lang, 2006.
"Choix moraux et juste milieu: l'engagement des élites belges dans l'Affaire Dreyfus," Journal des Belges à l'étranger, Nº 219, jan.-fev.-mars 2005, 7.
"Naturaliste et Dreyfusard: Alfred Bruneau, écrivain engagé," in Paul-André Bempéchat (ed.), Liber Amicorum Isabelle Cazeaux. Symbols, Parallels and Discoveries in Her Honor, Festschrift Series Nº19, Hillsdale, NY, Pendragon Press 2005.
"L'Iconothèque électronique à l'Université de Georgetown," Cahiers de l’Affaire Dreyfus, Société Internationale de l'Affaire Dreyfus, Nº1, 2004.
"Les Autoportraits photographiques d'Emile Zola," in Dorothy Spiers, Yannick Portebois & Paul Perron (eds.), Zola, l'homme-récit, numéro hors série, Paris, Les Cahiers Naturalistes, 2003.
"Coping with Globalization: The Provençal Pastorales," in Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe (ed.) European Culture in a Changing World: Between Nationalism and Globalism, proceedings of the 8th Conference organized by the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, July 2002, CD. ROM Volume, 2002.
"L'Affaire Dreyfus et l'Exposition Universelle de 1900," in Jean-Max Guieu and Michèle Sarde (eds.), Memories for the 21st Century. Cultural Experiments in 20th Century France. Washington DC: Georgetown University Faculty of Languages & Linguistics Publications, 2002.
"The Image of Napoléon in French Literature," in John Hirsh and Roberto Severino (eds.), Napoleon: One Image, Ten Mirrors. Washington D.C., Georgetown University Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Publications, 2002.
"Le Rêve d'Alfred Bruneau: how the Contemporary World finally entered the Lyric Stage," in Daniel Apollon, Odd-Bjørn Fure & Lars Svåsand (eds.), Approaching a New Millenium: Lessons from the Past - Prospect for the Future, proceedings of the 7th Conference organized by the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Bergen University, Norway, August 2000, CD. ROM volume, 2001.
"La Garçonne de Victor Margueritte, inspiration et repoussoir des Années Folles," in Jean-Max Guieu (ed.), Paris in the Jazz Age. Washington DC: Georgetown University Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Publications, 2001.
"Le Paradigme de l'Enfant unique chez Zola," proceedings of the Colloque "Règles du genre et inventions du génie au XIXe siècle," University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, September 1998.Cahiers Naturalistes, Nº175, special issue, Fall 2000.
"Provençal Novelists and Dialectal Identity," in Sacha Talmor & Rachel Ben-David (eds.), Twentieth Century European Narratives: Tradition & Innovation, proceedings of the 6th Conference organized by the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Haifa University, Israel, August 1998, CD. ROM volume, 2000.
"L'Affaire: résistance à l'intolérance, mémoire de l'indignation," Intolerance & Indignation. L'Affaire Dreyfus. Paris, Fischbacher, 1999, 12-17.
"La Croisade iconographique de l'Affaire et ses dérapages," Intolerance & Indignation. L'Affaire Dreyfus. Paris, Fischbacher, 1999, 89-108.
"La Mémoire de l'Affaire Dreyfus," France-Amérique, No 1339, 7-13 Février 1998: 16-17.
"Alfred Bruneau and Emile Zola: Naturalism on the Lyric Stage," The Opera Quarterly, Durham N.C., Duke University Press, Vol 10, No 2, Winter 1993-94, : 57-66. Adapted from previous article in the Massenet Society Newsletter.
"Mirèio and Mireille: Mistral's Poem and Gounod's Opera," The Opera Quarterly, Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, Vol. 10, No 1, Autumn 1993: 33-47.
"Charles Demuth, lecteur/illustrateur de Zola," Emile Zola. Bilan et Perspectives, Actes du Colloque de Columbia U, Les Cahiers Naturalistes, No 67, 1993: 263-274.
"Les Caricatures antidreyfusardes de H. Lebourgeois," Mimesis et Semiosis: Littérature et représentation, Paris, Nathan, 1992, 435-446.
"Les Illustrateurs des Romans d'Emile Zola aux Etats-Unis," Zola en Images, Actes du Colloque de la Bibliothèque Nationale, Les Cahiers Naturalistes, No 66, 1992: 209-219.
"Alfred Bruneau and Emile Zola: Naturalism on the Lyric Stage," Massenet Society Newsletter, Vol. 11, No 3, July 1992: 7-16.
"Le Quotidien des Frances régionales," Echos, Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques, Paris, No. Spécial 63, October 1991: 107-111.
"Franglais Spoken Here: The French Appetite for American Words," The World & I, Vol. 6, No. 3, March 1991: 656-667.
"Crime and Atonement: From Rue Saint-Nicaise, Paris, to Fayette (35th) Street (N.W.), Georgetown," The Georgetown Journal of Languages & Linguistics, Vol. 1, No. 1, Winter 1990: 55-74.
"De l'Importance de la Presse de Province dans la classe de Civilisation Française," Communication and Media in Contemporary French Culture, M. Bilezikian & M. Sarde eds., Contemporary French Civilization, Special Issue, Summer/Fall 1989, Vol. XIII, No. 2: 360-379.
"Christmas in Provence," The Jerome Quarterly, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Nov.-Dec. 1989: 3-4.
"Zola et l'Art lyrique: Lazare, livret expérimental," Emile Zola and the Arts, Washington D.C., Georgetown University Press, 1988, 135-149.
Jean-Max Guieu & Jean-François Thibault: "Fin de Siècle Exoticism Revisited: Delibes Lakmé, Dallas Civic Opera Magazine, Vol XIII, No 2, Nov. 1980: 36-39. Rprt. Washington Concert Opera, Sept. 1989.
"Lazarus, a lyrical drama by Emile Zola," French-American Review, Vol II, No. 3, Fall 1978: 135-140.
"Zola et le drame lyrique," Aux Sources de la Vérité du Théâtre moderne, Paris, Minard, Collection Lettres Modernes, Situation No. 30, 1974: 63-83.
Robert, Frédéric. Zola en chansons, en poésies et en musique. Liège: Editions Pierre Mardaga, 2001. In Cahiers Naturalistes, No 76, 2002.
Zola, Emile. Les Rougon-Macquart. Paris: Le Catalogue des Lettres, 1997. Caravan TREVI, Microsoft8 CD-ROM Bibliopolis Chardwyck Healey France. In Cahiers Naturalistes, No 74, 2000.
Canoui, Béatrice. Plume de Plomb. Paris: France Empire, 1982. In The French Review, 1984.
Henriot, Joseph. Champagne Charlie. Paris: Albin Michel, 1982. In The French Review, Vol.58, 1984.
Bertier de Sauvigny, Guillaume de. La France et les Français vus par les voyageurs américains, 1814-1848. Paris: Flammarion, 1982. In The French Review, Vol. 57, Oct. 1983.
Beaumont Wicks, Charles. The Parisian Stage: Part V (1876-1900). The University of Alabama Press, 1979. In The South Atlantic Review, Vol. 47, No 2, May 1982.
Cohen-Tanugi, Pierre et Christian Morrisson. Salaires, intérêts, profits dans l'industrie française. Paris: Presses de la Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, 1979. In The French Review, Vol. 55, No 2, Dec. 1981.
Deuxième rapport sur les revenus des Français. (Documents du Centre des revenus et des coûts, No. 51). Paris: La Documentation française, 1979. In The French Review, Vol. 55, No. 2, Dec. 1981.
Puyo, Jean et Patrice Van Eersel. Sacrés Français, ou Les Nouveaux Cahiers de doléances. Paris: Stock, 1978. In The French Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, Oct. 1981.
Published Translations: "J'accuse," by Emile Zola. Translation, presentation and notes. With Prof. Shelley Temchin (2002). On line:< http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/guieuj/others/IAccuse/Jaccuse.htm >
Presentation and Translation for programs of Emile Zola and Alfred Bruneau's Lazare, performed by the Catholic University Orchestra and Chorus at the Saint Matthew's Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1986.
Presentation and Translation for programs of Arthur Honneger's Le Roi David, performed by the Catholic University Orchestra and Chorus at the John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., Apr. 1979
Creative Writing: "Marseillaise bon teint," a short story, in Dire le mal, Balises 7-8, Archives & Musée de Littérature, Bruxelles: Didier Devillez, 2005.
"I Never Cooked for Simca," a short story, in Simone Beck, Food and Friends, New York, Viking, 1991.
"Le Beau Rêve de Tante Nore," a Provencal short story, Le Méridional, Febr. 1975.
Papers at Professional Meetings: "1939-1944: Marseille outragée! Marseille brisée! Marseille martyrisée! Marseille libérée!" session "Marseilles 1940-1944," Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington KY, Apr. 2009.
"Limites des limites et contrôle de l'appellation d'origine contrôlée," session "Nation, Region, and Appellation: The Limits of Identity and Identification," 20th and 21th Century French and Francophone Studies Colloquium, "Limits/Limites," Georgetown University, March 2008.
"Henri Murger and the creation of in Bohemian life," for Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème, American Center for Puccini Studies, Alexandria, VA, Oct. 2007.
"Un spectacle politique: la dégradation publique du Capitaine Dreyfus," Conference "Spectacle(s) et Politique(s)," Georgetown University, Oct. 2007.
"La Fayette, franc-maçon," Conference "La Franc-maçonnerie francophone dans le monde," Georgetown University, March 2007.
"Public Exploitation of graphic images by the Press: The Paradigm of fin de siècle French Tabloids," International Society for the Study of European Ideas, "Discontinuity and Fragmentation or / and Continuity and Cohesion in the Modern European Literature and the Arts," Conference, University of Malta, July 2006.
"La Mort de la Terre (1910): L'Apocalypse selon J.-H. Rosny Aîné", Conference "Utopias, Apocalypses, Inventions, A Science-Fiction Symposium", Georgetown University, April 2006.
"The Legacy of the Dreyfus Case: Human Rights and the French Ligue des Droits de l'Homme (1898)," Conference "Human Rights: A growing World without them," James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA, March, 2006.
"Paris demi-monde, the world of La Rondine", for Giacomo Puccini's La Rondine, American Center for Puccini Studies, Germantown, MD, October 2005.
"Fanfares et fanfaronnades dans les chansons militaires de la Grande Guerre," Colloque "Mémoires et Antimémoires littéraires: Première Guerre Mondiale" de Cerisy-la Salle (France), Sept. 2005.
"La Coupe et les lèvres (1832) by Alfred de Musset, inspiration for Giacomo Puccini's Edgar (1889)," American Center for Puccini Studies, Germantown, MD, May 2005.
"La Houppelande, a play by Didier Gold (1910), source of the opera Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini (1918)," American Center for Puccini Studies, Germantown, MD, Jan. 2005.
"Les Intellectuels belges dans l'Affaire Dreyfus," Colloque "La Mémoire historique dans la littérature non-fictionnelle et épistolaire belge" Università di Salerno (Italy), Nov. 17-19 2004.
"L'Habitation Saint-Ybars (1881) d'Alfred Mercier, romancier américain francophone: 'récit social' français ou 'plantation narrative' américain?" Nineteenth Century French Studies Conference, "French Legacies," Saint-Louis MO, Oct. 2004.
"Une Lumière noire: le Chevalier de Saint-George, compositeur (1748-1799)," Conference "Haïti et les Antilles," Georgetown University, Washington DC, Oct. 2004.
"Fanaticism and Deconstruction of the Individual during the Dreyfus Affair: the graphic Impact of Political Caricatures," International Society for the Study of European Ideas, "The Narrative of Modernity. Co-existence of Differences," Conference, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Aug. 2004
"A Dreyfus World (Af)Fair," Session "1900 Paris World Fair," Nineteenth Century Studies Association, "Cultural Imperialism and Competition: Travels, World’s Fair and National/Colonial Image," Conference, Saint Louis MO, March 2004.
"L'Habitation Saint-Ybars, ou Maîtres et esclaves en Louisiane, récit social d'Alfred Mercier (1881)," Conference "Louisiana-France," Georgetown University, Washington DC, Nov. 2003.
"L'Antimilitarisme dans les chansons populaires françaises," Session "Le Pacifisme et les intellectuels français", South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Atlanta GA, Nov. 2003.
"Ethique sociale et chorégraphie: le ballet de Messidor d’Emile Zola," Session "Zola et l'Art," Nineteenth Century French Studies Conference, "Change in Nineteenth-Century French Culture," Tucson AZ, Oct. 2003
"La 'Parisianisation' naturaliste, ou la couleur sociale sans accent local," Session "Construction and Deconstruction of Identity across Geographic, Cultural and Subjective Borders," 56th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, Apr. 2003.
"La Deuxième Plaie d'Egypte: Les Frogs," Conference "The French-American Frontier: New Cultural Spaces," Georgetown University, Washington DC, Nov. 2002.
"Coping with Exile: Emile Zola in England after 'J'accuse...!'," Session "European Exiles: Political and Cultural," Conference "Living in Exile," James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA, Oct. 2002.
"Les Autoportraits Photographiques d'Emile Zola," Colloque "Emile Zola: l'homme-récit," University of Toronto, Sept 2002.
"Coping with Globalization: The Provencal Pastorales," International Society for the Study of European Ideas Conference "European Culture in a Changing World: Between Nationalism and Globalism," University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, July 2002.
"Histoire marseillaise," Colloque "Marseille Bouillabaisse culturelle," Georgetown University, Sept. 2001.
"Some problems in international iconographic descriptions: the Dreyfus image database," Colloquium "Iconography in Scholarship and Teaching," Georgetown University, March 2001.
"Endings of Emile Zola's novels in the movies," South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Birmingham AL, Nov. 2000.
"Le Rêve d'Alfred Bruneau: how the Contemporary World finally entered the Lyric Stage," International Society for the Study of European Ideas, "Approaching a New Millenium," Conference, Bergen University, Norway, Aug. 2000.
"From The Story of Emile Zola to The Life of Emile Zola: The Original "Final Script" of Dieterle's movie with Paul Muni (1937)," Nineteenth Century French Studies Association Conference, "Tournants de Siècle, " University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, Oct. 1999.
"The Award-Winning Screenplay of The Life of Emile Zola (Best Movie, 1937)," Colloquium on Literature and Film, "Language into Light: The Written Word becomes Cinema.," West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Sept. 1999.
"Les Gays dans l'affaire Dreyfus," Universités Homosexuelles d'été, Faculté de Luminy, Marseille, July 1999.
"Crimes et Punishments as Spectacles: Sensationalism in the Illustrations of French fin -de-siècle Tabloids," Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Convention, "Nineteenth Century spectacles", Rutgers University, March 18-20, 1999
"Une Banque de données iconographique de l'Affaire Dreyfus," Colloque: "J'accuse...!, Offensive moves, Defensive moves," Nineteenth Century French Studies Convention, Penn State, Oct. 1998.
"L'Enfant unique chez Zola," Colloque: "Règles du genre et inventions du génie au XIXe siècle," University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, September 1998.
"Identity Through Dialogism and Dialectism in So-called "Regionalist" French Novelists," International Society for the Study of European Ideas, "Twentieth Century European Narratives: Tradition & Innovation," Conference, Haifa University, Israel, August 1998.
"Political Implications of the Dreyfus Case and Their Impact on Artists and Scientists," invited talk at Cal Tech, Pasadena CA, April 1998.
"Les Caricatures de l'Affaire et le battage médiatique partisan," Colloque: "L'Affaire Dreyfus Histoire et Mémoire," Columbia University, NY, Feb. 1998. "L'Affaire Dreyfus, Histoire et actualité," Keynote Address, French General Session, South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 1997.
"Le Traitement du dialecte des personnages provençaux chez Mistral, Daudet et Zola," Colloquium: "Langues du Dix-neuvième siècle," Nineteenth Century French Studies Convention, University of Toronto, Canada, Oct. 1996.
"La Bête est morte by Calvo: World War Two Zoo," International Comics and Animation Festival and Colloquium, Georgetown University, Oct. 1996.
"La Pantomime marseillaise," Session on Movement and Performance, Colloquium: "Movement and Movements: The Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century France," Nineteenth-Century French Studies Convention, Univ. Of Delaware, Wilmington DE, Oct. 1995.
"The Dreyfus Case: Cartoon Warfare," International Comics and Animation Festival, Georgetown University, Oct. 1995.
"La Bueno Nouvelo dins Bétélèn: The Provençal Pastorale by Antoine Maurel," South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 1994.
"Du Tac au tac: repartie, riposte, reprise," Session on the Dreyfus Affair, Colloquium: "The Contours of Identity: Thresholds, Boundaries & Borders," Nineteenth Century French Studies, Santa Barbara, CA, Oct. 1994.
"Le Théâtre lyrique, seule expression possible du Naturalisme au Théâtre?" Journée Zola, à l'occasion de la création in Marseille of Zola's Thérèse Raquin, adaptation by P. Faure, Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Jan. 1993.
"Alfred Bruneau and Emile Zola: Naturalism on the Lyric Stage," Institute for Gounod Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 1992.
"Les Caricatures antidreyfusardes de H. Lebourgeois," Journées Zola, Conférence internationale, Boston College, Chesnut Hill, MA, October 1991.
"Charles Demuth, lecteur/illustrateur de Zola," Colloque international: "Emile Zola: Bilan et perspectives," Columbia University, New York City, NY, October 1991.
"Le Quotidien des Frances régionales," Colloquium: "Culture, Civilisation, Société: Pour une nouvelle conception des études françaises," American Council for French Social & Cultural Studies, Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques, Paris, France, July 1991.
"Découvrir la France au naturel dans la Presse régionale," American Association of Teachers of French Session, 1991 Foreign Languages Association of Virginia (FLAVA) Conference, Longwood College, Farmville, VA, April 1991.
"Mireille vs. Mirèio: Gounod and Provençal tradition," First Symposium of the Institute for Gounod Studies, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 1991.
"Les Illustrateurs des romans d'Emile Zola aux Etats-Unis," Colloque: "Zola et l'Image," organized for Zola's 150th Anniversary, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France, October 1990.
"History and Culture in the Language Classroom," Colloquium on Teaching of Foreign Languages: "Culture as History: Its place in the Foreign Language Curriculum," The George Washington University, Washington DC, April 1990.
"Micro news, Macro views: Beyond the National Medias," Colloquium on Teaching of Foreign Languages: "Teaching & Learning: Beyond the Text Book," The George Washington University, Washington DC, April 1989.
"La France en vacances: Summer Harvest in the Provincial Press," Colloquium: "Communication and Medias in Contemporary French Culture," Georgetown University, November 1988.
"Taxonomie des fiches iconographiques," (Workshop) Centre Zola, CNRS, Paris, France, June 1988.
"Problèmes d'analyse iconographique: sémiologie de l'image," (Workshop) Centre Zola, CNRS, Paris, France, June 1987.
"Lazare by Zola, drame lyrique: Prélude à une résurrection," Colloquium: "Emile Zola & the Arts," Georgetown University, October 1986.
"French Diction for Singers," Workshop presented at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1986.
"Télé-visions françaises de l'Amérique," Workshop presented at the American Association of Teachers of French Convention, New York, NY, November 1985.
"French Images of America. A Civilization Course," in the Symposium on Contemporary French Culture, Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY, April 1985.
"Sarajévo de Blaise Cendrars," Session on Cendrars and Fiction, Modern Language Association Convention, Washington D.C., December 1984.
"French Diction in Choral music," Workshop presented at the I.U. 13 Music In-Service Day, Millersville University, PA, November, 1984.
"The French Press, a SFS Sophomore Seminar," American Convention of Teachers of Foreign Languages, Chicago, IL, November 1984.
"US/French Contrasting Images," American Association of Teachers of French Convention, New York, NY, November 1983.
"A propos de term papers," American Association of Teachers of French Convention, New York, NY, November, 1982.
"Zola et le Drame lyrique," Colloque: "Aux Sources de la Vérité du Théâtre moderne," University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1972.
Conferences organized: "La Franc-maçonnerie francophone dans le monde," for the 250th Anniversary of the birth of the Marquis de La Fayette, Georgetown University, March 2007.
"Utopias, Apocalypses, Inventions. A Science-Fiction Symposium," Georgetown University, April 2006, with Prof. Andrew Sobanet.
"Haïti et les Antilles," for the 200th Anniversary of Haiti Independence. Georgetown University, Oct. 2004, with Prof. Amadou Koné.
"Louisiane-France," for the 200th Anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. Georgetown University, November 2003.
"Marseille, Bouillabaisse culturelle," Georgetown University, October 2001, with Profs. Silvie Durmelat & Guy Spielmann.
"1900 Paris World's Fair," Georgetown University, October 2000
"France in the Jazz age." for the 50th Anniversary of the Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, Georgetown University, October 1999.
"The Dreyfus Case: Human Rights vs. intolerance, prejudice and demonization," for the Centennial of the publication of Zola's "J'accuse...!" February 1998
"Emile Zola and the Arts," for the Centennial of the publication of L'Oeuvre, October 1986
LECTURES: For Georgetown University:
"Les agressions criminelles de l'Affaire Dreyfus ou quand des minables se prennent pour des justiciers," in celebration of the centennial of Emile Zola's ashes at The Pantheon, Oct. 2009
Presentation of Philippe Gumplowicz's lecture on American Jazz Musicians in Paris (2007).
"Marie-Madeleine. La Tradition provençale," lecture organized for the French Department, Oct. 2006.
Presentation of Lionel Stoleru's lecture on the French Socialist and the European Constitution (2005).
"Provence during WWII," Lecture for Prof. Sobanet's class on France during the Nazi Occupation, Febr. 2006.
"Emile Zola," lecture for the centennial of Emile Zola's death, French Department, Oct. 2002.
"La Marseillaise de Jean Renoir," a movie presentation for the Colloquium on Marseille, French Dept. Sept. 2001.
"Terrorist, and then Chaplain: the Second Founder of Georgetown Visitation Academy," Prelude series of conferences and workshops for incoming Freshmen (Fall 1999)
"The Image of Napoléon in French Literature," Prof. Ifar Shahid's Research Seminar on the "Mirrors of Napoleon in World Literature" Spring 1998.
"Phonologie du Francais provençal," Prof. O'Connor's class on French Phonetics, Spring 1989.
"The Dreyfus Case," Prof. Howarth-Peterson's History class, Spring 1987, repeated Spring 1988, Spring 89; repeated and taped for the Institute of Interpretation and Translation, SLL, Spring 1989.
Participation in MSFS Round Table for Prof. Goodman (MSFS) graduate classes on "Global Economic Issues" and "Relations between Domestic and Foreign Policies," Spring 83.
For the Washington Community Smithsonian Institution:
"Early History and Legends of Provence" and "Essence of Provencal Culture & Society," a two hour presentation: "Essence of Provence," for the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, Jan. 2010.
"From Josephine to Edith: Songs of Paris" Lecture with Live Performance, presented in conjunction with the City-wide "Paris on the Potomac" Celebration, Smithsonian Resident Associate Program, April 2005.
"Doing Business in France," a Workshop organized for Thomson-CFS, a Smithsonian World Affairs Institute Program designed for Professionals, Smithsonian Associate programs, March 2000.
"The Insider's Marseilles," Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate program, Campus on the Mall: "France - A Connoisseur's Potpourri" Course series, October 1998
"Do you speak Franglais?" Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate program, Campus on the Mall: "All Things French" Course series, August 1997
"Provencal Traditions inspiring or inspired by Arts and Literature," Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate Program, Campus on the Mall; "Discovering Provence and the Côte d'Azur" Course Series, March 1994.
"Provence: Modern Life, Ancient Civilizations," Smithsonian Institution Resident Associates Program, Campus on the Mall: "Discovering Provence and the Côte d'Azur" Course Series, February 1994.
"A Provence Journey for the sophisticated traveler," Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate Program, "Campus on the Mall," Sept. 1989.
"A Journey through History"
"Provence through a Writer's Eyes"
"Cézanne and Aix-en-Provence"
"The Provence of Van Gogh"
"Provence for the Discerning Traveler."
"Marcel Pagnol, Filmmaker: A Retrospective," Smithsonian Institution, Resident Associates programs, March 88.
"Christmas in Provence, " Smithsonian Institution Docents programs, Jan 1988. Repeated, National Associates, Smithsonian Institution, Special Christmas session, Dec. 88.
"Provence," Smithsonian Institute Resident Associates, May 80; repeated May 81.
"A History of Provence," Smithsonian Institute Resident Associates Programs, May 1979; repeated Oct. 1980
Others: "Les Justes de l'Affaire Dreyfus," Déjeuners/Conférences de la Paroisse francophone protestante, washington DC, April 2010.
"Marseille pendant la seconde guerre mondiale," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Nov. 2009.
"Les comparses minables et criminels de l'Affaire Dreyfus," Association Démocratique des Français de l'Etranger, Alliance Française de Washington DC, May 2009.
"The Dreyfus Affair: Caricatures by Lebourgeois and Lepneveu (Musée des Horreurs), The Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair, Shoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Images University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA, December. 2008.
"The Voyage of Life of General Lafayette," Guest speaker at the reception for the Areva Group, sponsoring the Symposium "The Marquis de Lafayette and the Spirit of Revolution, Meridian International Center, Washington DC, September, 2007.
"Dazzling Contrasts: Paris 1900-Paris 1925," McDaniel College, Westminster MD, April 2007.
"Intrigue, Injustice, Intolerance. Can History repeat itself? The Dreyfus Case reconsidered," Jewish Community of Amherst, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture, Amherst, MA. 29 Oct. 2006 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8533123334739360382&hl=en "The Military, the Press and the Rights of Man during the Dreyfus Case," Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 30 Oct. 2006
"Emile Zola," lecture for the centennial of Emile Zola's death, Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, October 2002.
"Terrorisme et Rédemption: Limolëan de Clorivière," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, October 2001.
"Therèse Raquin, by Emile Zola" Presentation and discussion with the audience after the performance of the play produced by the Olney Theater, Md. Sept. 2000.
"Il y a cent ans, L'Affaire Dreyfus," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, French Embassy, October 1997
"L'Affaire Dreyfus, conflit iconographique," Union Démocratique des Français à l'étranger, Washington DC, Fall 1996.
"Van Gogh in Provence," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Washington DC, Dec. 1990
"Paul Cézanne et Emile Zola," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Washington DC March 1989
"Christmas in Provence," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Washington DC Dec. 80, repeated Dec. 86; repeated, Leisure World Cultural Club, Dec. 1987;
"The Life of Emile Zola, the movie," presentation at the American Film Institute, Kennedy Center, Washington DC, Oct. 1986.
"How to understand the French," Sweet Briar Junior Year in France 25th anniversary Reunion, French Embassy, Washington DC, Sept. 1985.
"French Opera singers" Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Washington DC, Oct.1981.
"L'Affaire Dreyfus," Club d'Amitié Franco-Internationale, Washington DC, Nov. 1980.
France: Lecture: "L'Affaire Dreyfus: le rôle de Joseph Reinach, député des Basses-Alpes" Action Culturelle de la Municipalité de Banon (Alpes de Haute-Provence, ex- Basses Alpes, France), October 1, 2005.
Tour leader and Lecturer: "Waterways of France," Educational Cruise for the Smithsonian Associates, July 1981. Lectures included:
"French elections issues"
"Brittany; France today"
"Historic and Contemporary Provence," Educational Tour for the National Trust for Historical Preservation (June 1990, October 1991). Lectures included:
"History of Provence"
"Art in Provence"
"Provençal culture and traditions"
"French National and Local Politics"
"France & the European Union."
"Provence Countryside" Countryside Tour for the Smithsonian Associates, Spring 1987- 2004. Lectures included:
History of Provence
Literature and Music of Provence
Van Gogh in Arles and in St Remy
Cezanne in Aix
French political issues
French social issues
"Echoes of Artists and Writers in Paris and Provence," Educational travel for the Georgetown University Alumni's Tour in France, following the John Carroll Annual Awards in Paris, May 2002. Lectures included:
Emile Zola and Naturalism
Alexandre Dumas, Alphonse Daudet and Provence
Marcel Pagnol's Marseille
Mistral and the Provencal revival
Van Gogh and Impressionists in Auvers
Van Gogh in Provence
Cézanne in Aix
"Dordogne, in the Heart of Southern France," Educational Tour for the Smithsonian Associates, Fall 2005. Lectures included:
History of Aquitaine
Writers of Périgord
French Domestic issues
French Foreign policy
"Village Life in Touraine," Educational travel for the Columbia and Georgetown Universities Alumni's Tour, October 2007. Lectures included:
History and Literature of Touraine
French recent political issues
French recent social issues
Exhibits organized at Georgetown University: French Free-masonry, 2007
Language Faculty Selection Committee, School of Foreign Service in Qatar, 2009
Executive Council 1982-83; 1986-92
Curriculum Committee 1986-87
Language Core Faculty Committee 1976-90
Freshman Advisor 1976-
Student Advisor 1976-
Standards and Academic programs committee 1980-88; 1992-95; 1997-2006
SFS Faculty Task Force Committee for Merit Evaluation 88-89
Admissions Committee 1983-84; 1995-96; 2007-09.
Ad Hoc Committee on Study Abroad 1985-87
SFS Language Teachers workshop 1980-81
MSFS Study abroad Committee 1982-83.
Helped for the visits of M. Tatu (Le Monde), 1979; M. Beauté (Sciences-Po) 1980; M. Michel (ENA) 1980; Journalist/writer Jean Lacouture, 1980; presidential candidate Michel Debré, 1981; Giesbert, (Libération), 1981; Ségui (Antenne 2), 1981; Michel Butor, 1982; Gérard Vincent (Sciences-Po, Paris), 1988; Jacques Lancelot (Director, Sciences-Po, Paris), 1988; Jean-Louis Bousquet (Sciences-Po, Aix), 1989.
Selecting committee for French government, Mr. Jordace, MSFS Student going to France (Accepted);
Secured a grant and an internship with Aerospatiale for A. Forte, a SFS student, 1970; National Council grant to attend a conference on International terrorism, in Port-Cros, France, ( L.Singer & W. Gellert, SFS Students, accepted), 1980-1981
Office of International Programs:
French Study abroad SFS Committee 1986-1998
Ad-Hoc Committee to Study Abroad (French Dept. delegate)1983-1990
OIP Faculty advisory group 1983-1990
Overseas study Language Exam Review Committee 1985-1996.
Advisor for SFS Students to study abroad 1980-
Committee for the establishment of the Georgetown University Exchange Program with I.E.P Paris (Sciences-Po); and Exchange Program with University Jean-Moulin (Lyon)
Free tutorial of students presenting the Institut d'Etudes Politiques [Sciences-Po], Paris, oral and written entrance exam, 1984-95 (As the Georgetown University representative on the entrance exam board, I administered the oral exam with IEP (Sciences-Po) representatives.
School of Languages and Linguistics:
FLL Advisor 1991-today
FLL 50th Anniversary Alumni Tour, Tour leader and lecturer for "Paris & Provence," Spring 1999.
SLL Study program evaluator Committee 1986-87
Representative for Intercultural Studies Program (w/ National Resource Center for Foreign Languages and International Studies), Francophone Cultural Working group Committee, 1982-1983.
Liaison Group for International Education exchange Round table, US Senate, Nov. 1985
Acting Chair, Fall 1996.
Chair, E. Joseph McCarthy Fund Committee, 1995-2009
Moderator and Founder of Chapter Theta Xi of the, French National Honor society, Pi Delta Phi Chapter founder and moderator 79-90; 1998-2009
French Dept Representative to the Academic Computer Center Planning Advisory Committee, 1990-91
French Dept. Intercultural Workshop, 1980-81
SFS Intermediate French Coordinator, 1976-80
SFS Advanced French Coordinator, 1980-88
Organization and Student Advising SFS-MSFS Placement tests, 1980-90
Organization/coordination SFS-MSFS French Proficiency exams, 1980-1998
Paris Chamber of Commerce exams, 1981-86
CAS French majors B.A. Comprehensive oral exams, 1979-2000
Advisor for Front-Lash (the AFL-CIO Labor Union awareness student club) 1988-91
Service to the Professional Community: Member of the Editorial Board of the South Atlantic Review 2010-
Member of the Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair Advisory Committee, Shoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Images, The University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA
Chair, organizer, Session "The Paris World Fair," Nineteenth Century Studies Association Conference, Saint-Louis MO, March 2004
Chair, Executive Committee, 19th-20th Century French Literature Session, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 2003-
Chair and organizer, Session "Les Intellectuels," 19th and 20th Century French Literature Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Baltimore, Nov. 2002.
One of the 7 selected professors selected for the series of workshops: "Writing French Culture: Print, Performance, Place," organized by the French Cultural Studies Research Project Cluster at the George Washington University, Fall 1998.
Member of the Centre d'Etudes sur Zola et le Naturalisme, Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique/Ecole Normale Supérieure (ITEM-CNRS-ENS), Paris
President, Session/Atelier, Colloque "Règles du genre et Inventions du génie au XIXe siècle," University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, September 1998.
Member, Comité de Patronage, Les Cahiers naturalistes, Société Littéraire des Amis d'Emile Zola, 1987-
Editor 1985-86; Editorial Committee Member, Feuille de Routes, Blaise Cendrars International Society, 1986-96
Respondent for the session "Zola and the theater," Colloque Germinal at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, Oct. 1985
Respondent for the session "Le Marseille de Blaise Cendrars," Colloque "Blaise Cendrars: La Provence et la séduction du Sud," at Bibliothèque Méjanes, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 1992
Leader of a two-day Workshop on Language Proficiency exams at the Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, Jan. 1983.
Consultant with Toronto (Canada) based Zola Center, for the publication of Zola's Correspondance (published jointly with the University of Montreal Press and the French CNRS)
President (1975-78), Vice-President (1972-75), Washington D.C. Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French
French Baccalauréat Oral exams, 1982-83
A two hour Radio program for France-Culture (Paris) on Zola's lyric dramas, July 1984
A one-hour Radio interview on Emile Zola, WAMU Washington, D.C., Oct. 1986. A Radio interview on WETA, Washington D.C., All things considered broadcast about a bombing on Rue Copernic and Antisemitism in France, 1981.
A Radio interview about France's refusal to let US planes cross air space to strike Libya, WWLL New Orleans Apr.1986.
A Television interview on European Business News, about Chirac's decision concerning the continuation of French nuclear testings, Aug 1995.
Canadian Radio interview on the "Washington Snippers", October 2002.
"French culture in the USA" Host Lillian Brown's "Georgetown University Forum" on WAMU, DC, this Radio Broadcast is aired internationally on National Public Radio, Armed Forces Radio Network, and Voice of America. March 2007.
"The Life and Music of Edith Piaf," a program about Director Olivier Dahan's movie "La Môme" ["La Vie en rose"], Host Tom Ashbrook's "OnPoint," National Public Radio WBUR, May 2007 <http://www.onpointradio.org/shows/2007/05/20070530_b_main.asp>
"Julia Child's My Life in Paris and Julie & Julia," Hosting for the Literary Feast, Capitol Hill Community Foundation, Oct. 2019
Advising Students (Kara Elder and Nichole Griep from Bitburg High School, Germany, Department of Defense Educational Activities) preparing for a presentation for National History Day Contest. Their video documentary, "The Truth is on March. Emile Zola taking a stand in the Dreyfus Affair" won the DoDEA Outstanding State Senior Entry and the Outstanding Entry on an International Theme in 2006.
Member, Board of Advisors, CET Academic Programs Abroad, Washington DC.
Consultant/Designer of four study tours with Academic Travel Abroad Inc.: "Provence revisited," "Provence Countryside," "Christmas in Provence," Smithsonian Institution 1987-2005; "Provence old and new," National Trust for Historical Preservation, 1990-. And one for Horizon Travel, Inc. for the FLL 50th Anniversary Spring Tour "Writers and Artists in Paris & Provence," 1999.
French Diction Coach for singers
Honneger's Roi David, Catholic University's School of Music, Kennedy Center, 1979;
Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites, Catholic University's School of Music, Washington Cathedral, 1983;
Bruneau's Lazare, Catholic University's School of Music, for the Emile Zola and the Arts Colloquium, Washington Cathedral, 0ct 1986;
Massenet's Manon, Washington Opera, Kennedy Center, Febr. 1991;
Offenbach's Contes d'Hoffmann, Washington Opera, Kennedy center, Dec.1991.
For Time-Life Books Publ. for their volume on France in their "Library of Nations" series, 1980-81
SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AIDS works Volunteer AIDS Quilt Display on the Mall (1992), International interpretation and information booth
Volunteer AIDS Quilt Display on the Mall (1996), Security Marshall.
Organized AIDS Quilt Display, 1993, Georgetown University, Leavey Center
HIV Clinic volunteer (clerical work, then advising, administering Pentamidine aerosol treatment and taking patients' vital signs), Whitman Walter Clinic, 1992-1997
Organizer of the French Dept. drive for dry goods and toys for children with AIDS living at GrandMa House, Washington DC (1994-1998)
Volunteer for HIV vaccine trials program, NEH/Johns Hopkins University (Center for Immunization research, 1997-1999)
Cultural Activities Arranged for the production (trips, props, advertisement) of 2 plays at the Maison Française, French Embassy, for comedian Anne Marie Ponsot, Febr-March 1991
Participated actively in shows by the French Theater Club:
Les Fausses Confidences (Marivaux), 1971;
Volpone (Jules Romains), 1972;
Clérambard (Marcel Aymé), 1974;
La Station Champbaudet (Eugène Labiche), 1975;
Tartuffe (Molière), 1976;
Le Dindon (Georges Feydeau), 1977;
Les Femmes Savantes (Molière), 1978;
Mon Isménie (Eugène Labiche), 1979;
Le Bal des Voleurs (Jean Anouilh), 1981;
Turcaret (Lesage), 1982;
Un Fil à la patte, (Georges Feydeau), 1983;
Feu la mère de Madame (Georges Courteline), 1984;
Je t'aime (Sacha Guitry), 1985;
Topaze (Marcel Pagnol), 1992;
French Poetry recital, 1995.
Récitant: King David (Honegger), Catholic University's School of Music Annual Concert, Kennedy Center, 1979.
Récitant: Babar (Francis Poulenc), Charles Timbrell pianist, Recital, Maison Française, French Embassy, 1989.
Interprète: Soirée sur la chanson française, Association Démocratique des Français à l'Etranger, 1999.