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

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
1992 …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
theater Social Sciences
translator Social Sciences
social distance Social Sciences
humor Social Sciences
Algerian war Social Sciences
testimony Social Sciences
masculinity Social Sciences

Projects 1999 2007

Research Output 1992 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

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
translator
humor
god
drama
art
social distance
journalism
social position
intellectual
testimony

Authenticity in the Language Classroom: A Case Study

Jaccomard, H. & Kuuse, S. A., 2016, In : Journal of Education and Social Policy. 3, 2, p. 23-29 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle