Curriculum Vitae

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JESSICA J APPLEBY (ABD)

University of Colorado – Department of French and Italian

238 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309

(303-709-9237)

jessica.appleby@colorado.edu

jessica.j.appleby@gmail.com

jessicajappleby.com

EDUCATION

2017       University of Colorado, Boulder, CO – PhD in French – defense February 2017

Dissertation: Politics and Poetics of Epic in the French Renaissance: Ronsard, Du Bellay, d’Aubigné

2012       Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France – Master in English Studies

Thesis: Les représentations du genre dans “Dido, Queen of Carthage” -Mention très bien

2008       University of Colorado, Boulder, CO – MA in French

2006       University of Colorado, Boulder, CO – BA in French

Thesis: Pétrarquisme et Platonisme dans « Les Erreurs Amoureuses » de Pontus de Tyard

ACADEMIC TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2015-present       University of Colorado Graduate Teacher Program, Boulder, CO

Lead to the Department of French and Italian

2012-present       University of Colorado Department of French and Italian, Boulder, CO

Graduate Part-Time Instructor

2010-2012            Université Paris 13 Nord Département d’Anglais, Villetaneuse, France

Maître de Langues

2009-2010            Université François Rabelais, Tours, France

Lectrice

2007-2009            University of Colorado Department of French and Italian, Boulder, CO

Teaching Assistant, Graduate Part-Time Instructor

HONORS & AWARDS

2016       Best Should Teach Silver Award, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Aug 25.

2015       Best Should Teach Silver Award, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Aug 20.

2014       Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, May 6.

PUBLICATIONS

Under Review    “Ronsard’s Franciade: Political Constraints of French Renaissance Epic” is currently under consideration at Sixteenth Century Journal.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016       “Using Comics for Second Language Learning: an ACTFL Perspective”, Pop Culture Classroom, Denver Comic Con Educators’ Day, Denver, CO, June 17.

2015       “The Rebellious Epic: Subversion of Genre during the French Wars of Religion”, Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, The Image of the Rebel, Colorado Springs, CO, March 12.

2015       “Civil War and the Distortion of Virtue and Vice in d’Aubigné’s Tragiques”, Southern Humanities Council, Virtues and Vices; Desires, Devices, Athens, GA, January 31.

2014       “Arya’s Odyssey and Aragorn’s Actium: The Modern Epic Hero in Contemporary Fantasy”, Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, The Image of the Hero, Colorado Springs, CO, March 20.

2013       “The Heroic Ideal: Redefining Gender Representations in Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage”, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Vancouver, WA, October 10.

INVITED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2016       “The Lasting Influence of Ovid’s Metamorphoses”, guest lecture for ITAL 1500 ‘That’s Amore – Introduction to Italian Culture’, Department of French and Italian, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, February 25 and October 11.

2016       “Smartphone Apps for Game-Based Learning in the Classroom”, Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, February 8.

2016       “Application to Your Classroom: Games as Logic Machines”, discussion facilitator, Spring Conference, Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, January 8.

GRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

2016       “Collaborative Writing: Strategies for Balancing Research and the Rest!”, Department of French and Italian, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, September 23.

2016       “Creating Communicative Activities”, Department of French and Italian, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, September 9.

2015       “Developing and Teaching Content Courses as a Graduate Student”, Department of French and Italian, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, October 22.

2015       “Creating Communicative Activities”, Department of French and Italian, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, October 16.

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS

2015       Graduate School Summer Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, May 5.

2014       Department Summer Fellowship, Department of French and Italian, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Summer.

2013       Graduate School Travel Grant, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, May.

COURSES TAUGHT

CU Boulder

FREN 1010 Beginning French 1

FREN 1020 Beginning French 2

FREN 1200 Medieval Epic through the Lens of Game of Thrones

FREN 2110 2nd Year French: Grammar and Reading 1

FREN 2120 2nd Year French: Grammar and Reading 2

FREN 3010 French Phonetics and Pronunciation

FREN 3110 Main Currents of French Literature 1 – De Roland à Rousseau

ITAL 1400/FREN 1400 Medieval/Renaissance Women Writers, Italy and France (TA)

ITAL 1500 That’s Amore: Introduction to Italian Culture (TA)

Paris 13 Nord

L1, L2, L3 phonétique de l’anglais

L1, L2 compréhension orale

L1, L2, L3 expression orale

L2, L3, M1 anglais pour non-spécialistes

Université François Rabelais

L1, L2 phonétique de l’anglais

L1 LEA compréhension orale

L2 LEA expression orale

L1, L2 anglais pour non-spécialistes

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

2016       Collaborative Preparing Future Faculty Network Forum. Teaching and professional development workshops by faculty from COPFFN institutions in Colorado and Wyoming. Boulder, CO, March 12.

2015       Educators’ Day at Denver Comic Con, Pop Culture Classroom, Denver, CO, May 25.

2015       Lead Seminar in Academic Management, Leadership, Pedagogy, Consultation, and Teamwork Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, May 11-14.

2014       International Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes, Boulder, CO, April 17-19.

ACADEMIC SERVICE 

2016-present       Graduate Peer Mentor, Graduate School, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2012-present       Assisted with various activities within the French Department including French Club (evening film or cultural discussion sessions), “Bavardages” (weekly lunch conversation practice), and Our French World (annual cultural celebration day), Boulder, CO.

2012-present       Co-Admin for the “University of Colorado Boulder French Program” Facebook page.

2014                       Conference Panel Moderator/Volunteer – Second International Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes, Boulder, CO, April 17-19.

2013-2014            Volunteer for the Department of French and Italian table – Summer Information Fairs for Accepted Students, June, July, and August, Boulder, CO.

AFFILIATIONS

American Association of Teachers of French

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Modern Language Association

Phi Beta Kappa

Renaissance Society of America

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

LANGUAGES

English (native), French (near-native), Latin (advanced), Italian (beginner)

References

Christopher Braider, Professor

Department of French and Italian

University of Colorado, Boulder

238 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309

christopher.braider@colorado.edu

303-735-3964

 

Suzanne Magnanini, Chair

Department of French and Italian

University of Colorado, Boulder

238 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309

suzanne.magnanini@colorado.edu

303-492-8210

 

Carmen Grace, Language Coordinator (ret.)

Department of French and Italian

University of Colorado, Boulder

238 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309

carmen.grace@colorado.edu

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