Course Instructor in Quebec Culture for Language, Nation and Identity
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Posting ID : 7699

Position Title : Course Instructor: FR237 BR - Quebec Culture: Language, Nation and Identity

Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts

Department : Languages & Literatures

Term : Fall 2017 (September 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017)

Days/Times : Fridays / 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Campus : Brantford

Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36

Anticipated Class Size : 30

Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : Taught in French. An overview of Qu├ębec cultural identity in the 20th century. Grounded in key historical dates, events and ideological currents, the course traces the evolution of a province defined by history and religion towards a modern, industrial society with increasing demands for political autonomy. Topics include the Quiet Revolution, the October Crisis, language politics and contemporary cultural expression in literature, cinema, music, television, popular culture and sport.

Qualifications - Required : Doctoral Degree

Qualifications - Areas of Specialization : Ph.D. in French, preferably with a specialization in Quebec Modern and Contemporary literature and culture.

Salary : $8,000.00

Application Deadline : June 2, 2017

Submit with Application :

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To Apply :

Address Applications to:

Dr. Nathalie Freidel, Chair of Languages & Literatures department at Please be sure to indicate that the application is for the Brantford Campus.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : May 18, 2017

Posting Ends : June 2, 2017

Please Note :

For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Dean of Liberal Arts at

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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