Helene Jaccomard

Associate Professor, BA PhD W.Aust., Chevalier des Palmes Académiques

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.18, Arts Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 11 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
1991 …2018
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Personal profile

Biography

French born and educated; in Australia since 1983, a lecturer at UWA since 1992.

Roles and responsibilities

Professor of French Studies
Coordinator for the Master of Translation studies

Future research

Happiness in Yasmina Reza's Complete Works

Funding overview

UWARG ($9,570); ARC Small Grant ($6,500)

Industrial relevance

Translator's and interpreter's experience (private agencies, government agencies)
Links with partner universities (France, China)

Teaching overview

Advanced French Language; Cultural Studies (Contemporary France, Politics, Laicity, Autobiography, Beur Literature, Algerian War, French Drama); Translation studies (theory and practice)

Research

French cultures and societies, language, literature; teaching innovations. Examples of research fields:
- Migrant literature (Beurs, Algerian War from a French perspective)
- Islam in France
- French drama (works by Yasmina Reza, and other playwrights)
- Social issues in testimonies and autobiographies (HIV-AIDS testimonies, immersion journalism, violence)

Languages

French (native)
English (near-native)
Italian (advanced)

Japanese (beginner), Mandarin (beginner), Spanish (beginner)

Keywords

  • French And Francophone Literature
  • French Society/ French Politics
  • Translation
  • Machine Translation
  • French language
  • French literature
  • French contemporary issues
  • French autobiography
  • French migrant literature
  • French AIDS/HIV literature
  • French contemporary novelists
  • French contemporary drama (Yasmina Reza)

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

portrayal of violence Social Sciences
translator Social Sciences
social distance Social Sciences
humor Social Sciences
theater Social Sciences
Autobiography Arts & Humanities
Algerian war Social Sciences
testimony Social Sciences

Research Output 1991 2018

« Art » de Yasmina Reza ou ‘l’immense vulnérabilité’ du masculin

Jaccomard, H., 14 Mar 2018, In : European Drama and Performance Studies. 1, 10, p. 247-263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vulnerability
art
domination
sociologist
friendship

Introduction

Jaccomard, H., Oct 2018, In : Essays in French Literature and Culture. 55, p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Je est un(e) autre. L’autobiographie dans le journalisme d’immersion

Jaccomard, H., 11 Jul 2018, In : Classiques Garnier. 32, 351, p. 203-218 15 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immersion
Journalism
Autobiography
Testimony
Narrator

Star Wars: La Guerre des Etoiles? Une Traduction qui n'en est pas une

Jaccomard, H., Dec 2018, In : Traduire. 239, p. 77-86 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Star Wars
Skopos
France
French Translation
Anglicization

Work placements in Masters of Translation: Five Case Studies from the University of Western Australia

Jaccomard, H., Aug 2018, In : Meta. 63, 2, p. 532-547 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

student
translator
trainee
qualification
Placement

Projects 1999 2007