Languages, Literatures and Cultures
B.A., M.A. University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eileen McEwan is an Associate Professor of French at Muhlenberg and specializes in Francophone cultures and Second Language Acquisition. She teaches Conversation and Composition, French for the Professions, 17-century and 18th-century literature, Quebecois literature and culture, and first-and second-year language courses. She also serves as advisor to the French Club. She has recently begun research on Franco-American communities in New England, exploring and recording oral histories and archives for an upcoming documentary project. Her research interests also include teaching with technology and the ways in which students learn about Francophone cultures through technological resources, literature, and interpersonal contact. She has traveled extensively throughout the French-speaking world, including Morocco, Quebec, and France.
Recent publications include articles in Foreign Language Annals, The French Review, and in an edited volume entitled Love and Death in French and Francophone Women's Lives (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008).