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Faculty

CHAIR, Department of Modern Languages

HUANG, Sandra

Chinese (Mandarin) 
Email: huangh@douglascollege.ca 
Phone:
NW: 604-527-5649
Coq: 604-777-6114
Office: NW: S2806A, DL: B2313
BA, MA, PhD (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
Areas of interest: Chinese Language Education, Chinese Classical literature (Qing Dynasty).

Modern Languages Department Assistant
Phone: 604-527-5463
Office NW: S2650

 

INSTRUCTORS:

BOULESTEIX, Fanny
French 

Email: boulesteixf@douglascollege.ca 
Phone: 604-527-5211
Office NW: S2626 
BA in French Modern Literature (University of Montpellier), Diploma in Francophone Studies (University of Montpellier), MA in French as Foreign Language (University of Aix-en-Provence) 
Areas of interest: French Language and Culture, Second Language Acquisition, French Linguistics, Francophone Literature.

EHLERT, Meilan
Japanese 

Email: mehlert@douglascollege.ca 
Phone: 604-777-6387
Office DL: A3075
BA in Linguistics and Socio-anthropology (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan), MA in Educational Sociolinguistics and Socio-anthropology (Simon Fraser University), PhD in Languages, Cultures and Literacies Education (Simon Fraser University)
Areas of interest: Second /Third Language Learning/Learners, Foreign Language Education, Educational Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Multi-/plurilingualism and Intercultural Education, Comparative Studies in Languages and Cultures (East Asia), multiliteracies pedagogy.

HEIM, Sara (on leave)
German

Email: heims@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5205
Office NW: S2601A
Erstes Staatsexamen (MA) in German and English Linguistics and Literature (University of Tübingen; Southampton University); Zweites Staatsexamen (Teaching Certificate), (Department of Education, Freiburg)
Areas of interest: Second Language Acquisition, Syntax, Psycholinguistics, Teaching Methodology and Contemporary German Literature.

HIRSCHI, Carine (on leave)
French

Email: hirschic@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5204
Office NW: S2636
BA, MA, DiplEd, PhD (Lausanne, Fribourg, Switzerland)
Areas of interest: Modern European Literatures (French, German, Italian), Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition. 

IBATA, Rima
Japanese
Email: ibatar@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5200
Office NW: S2806A
BA in Linguistics (California State University, Long Beach), MEd. in TESOL (Simon Fraser University), PhD in Linguistics (Simon Fraser University)
Areas of interest:Second/Foreign language education, sociolinguistics, Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), construction of Japanese identity.

 

KLIBADZE, Dali
German
Email: klibadzed@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5421
Office NW: S2608C

MANDUJANO LOPEZ, Ruth
Spanish
Email: mandujanor@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5076
Office NW: S2804D, DL: B2313
BA in International Relations (ITESM-CCM), MA in Latin American Studies (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM), Diploma on Teaching Spanish as a Second Language (CEPE-UNAM), PhD in History (University of British Columbia)
Areas of interest: Latin American Studies, Spanish language history, Hispanic cultures, second language acquisition, Mexican literature, interculturalism. 

MINAMI, Shiho (on leave)
Japanese
Email: minamis@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-777-6387
Office DL: A3075
BA in Japanese Linguistics and Education (Osaka University of Foreign Studies), MA in Modern Language Education (University of British Columbia)
Areas of interest: Second language pedagogy, second language and heritage language acquisition, critical pedagogy, identities in second language learning and teaching, technology in second language education.

NAITO, Yuri (on leave)
Japanese
Email: naitoy@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5200
Office NW: S2806A
BA in Asian Studies (University of British Columbia), MA in Japanese Linguistics (University of Toronto)
Areas of interest: Japanese Linguistics (Syntax and Semantics), Japanese Language Pedagogy.

PEREZ ALFAJARRIN, Ana
Spanish
Email: perezalfajarrina@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-777-6633
Office NW: S2806A   
BA in English Philology, specialization in Translation (Universidad de Holguin, Cuba), MA in Hispanic Studies (Linguistics) (University of Western Ontario)
Areas of interest: Hispanic linguistics, second language acquisition (syntax and semantics), heritage languages, translation and interpretation.

SCHAPANSKY, Nathalie
French
Email: nschapan@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-527-5174
Office: NW S2636
BA in French (Simon Fraser University), MA and Ph.D. in Linguistics (Simon Fraser University)
Areas of interest: French language, French Linguistics (Contrastive Studies French/Breton).  

SUTHERLAND, Kimberley
French
Email: sutherlandk1@douglascollege.ca
Phone: 604-777-6398
Office: NW S2636
BA (Hons) in English and French (University of Swansea, Wales, G.B), Maîtrise en lettres modernes (MA) (Université de Bretagne occidentale, Brest, France). 
Ph.D. in French (specialization in literature) (University of Swansea, Wales, G.B).
Areas of interest: Modern and Contemporary French literature, French cinema, Language teaching, Intercultural Communication.   

 

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