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

  • 12 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)

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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