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French Language

Program Faculty

Dominique Licops

Dominique Licops is Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of French and Italian at Northwestern University, and holds a Licence in Germanic Philology from Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium), an M.A. in Literature from Commonwealth Countries from Leeds University (UK), a Ph.D. in Comparative Literary Studies and a graduate certificate in Gender Studies from Northwestern University. Her doctoral dissertation is a study of metaphors of identity in Caribbean Francophone and Anglophone Literature. 

Professor Licops teaches a range of French language courses and courses on French and Francophone literatures and cultures in the French department and for the School of Professional Studies. She is the Director of the French Language Program, Assistant Coordinator of Placement for French, and Administrator for the Paris Program in Critical Theory for the French department. She is a member of the Council on Language Instruction (CLI). She has been selected for the ASG Faculty and Administrator Honor Roll in 2011-2012.

In Summer 2016, she attended the Office for Teaching French Language and Civilization (BELC) Summer Institute “Les métiers du français dans le monde” (French teaching professions in the World) in Nantes, France, and has since been offering professional development workshops for French teachers in collaboration with the French Cultural Services.

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