Tag Archives: French language

S+7 through NLTK

One of the earliest Oulipian procedures is Jean Lescure’s S+7. While its status as a “constraint” is debatable (originally called a method, sometimes referred to as a procedure, and only recently listed on the Oulipo website as a constraint), it … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Putting it Together: Integrated Course Design

Assignment For this final meeting, we prepped by finding what we found were “model” syllabi in our fields — either good or bad. As I was searching for Princeton-specific syllabi for the introductory French literature courses, I noticed that syllabi … Continue reading

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French Theater

A few years ago, I had the honor of playing the lead role of Eugenia in my department’s first Italian play. The Princeton Department of French and Italian has a fantastic French theater program, L’Avant-Scène, organized by Professor Florent Masse … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Intellectual Acts and Social Practices

Our assignment for this seminar was to create an assignment and a rubric. These were then reviewed by our peers in the seminar, a process that was helpful in our understanding of what intellectual acts were actually going on in … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Course Goals

Humanities Course Goals After participating in the breakout groups and reflecting individually on what it means to be a novice and an expert in our disciplines, our seminar meeting today dealt primarily with course goals. Rather than being grouped with … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practices

The Preliminary Assignment Our second meeting of the McGraw Seminar today focused on disciplinary knowledge and practices. To prepare, we were assigned to groups composed of participants in drastically different disciplines. I was paired with a chemist, a political scientist, … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Introduction to Teaching as Scholarly Practice

The McGraw Teaching Seminar This year, I was selected to participate in the McGraw Teaching Seminar at Princeton, a unique scholarly conversation between graduate students, faculty members, and the staff of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. Starting today, … Continue reading

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