Carmeta Abbott papers, 1995-1999
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Professor Carmeta Abbott taught French at St. Jerome's from 1984 to 2000; during this time she chaired the Department of Italian and French Studies. Some of the topics covered in the courses she taught included French language review, strengthening of French oral expression, reading and writing skills, aspects of French society, 17th century and 18th century French literature, and children's literature in French.
Professor Abbott served on the Editorial Board of Grail: An Ecumenical Journal (published by The University of St. Jerome's College Press) from 1985 to 1994. She was a member of the Modern Language Association and was granted Honorary Membership to The Canadian Modern Language Review in 1982. She was also a member of the MARGOT group of scholars.
Active in the community Professor Abbott helped found Canadian Parents for French and the K-W Bilingual School.
LES JUMEAUX MARTYRS, Alberte Barbe D'ernecourt, Madame de Saint Balmon (1607-1660), Droz:Geneva, 1995. Introduction and notes by Carmeta abbott and Hannah Fournier.
Original Paper, "Community Reaction to French Instruction" by Carmeta Abbott, in Interchange on Educational Policy, Volume 9, #4, 1978, pp. 67-69.
Chapter 14, "Madame de Saint Balmon (Alberte-Barbe d'Ernecourt", in WRITINGS BY PRE-REVOLUTIONARY FRENCH WOMEN. FROM MARIE DE FRANCE TO ELIZABETH VIGEE-LE BRUN, edited by Colette H. Winn and Anne R. Larsen (2000).
Article: "The Portrait as Text: Two Depictions of Madame de Saint Balmon (1607-1660)" by Carmetta Abbott in Atlantis, Volume 19, #1, 1993, pp. 126-133.
Book Review: NOUVELLES PERSPECTIVES, by Marie-Rose Myron and Josette Smetana (1989) in The Modern Language Journal, Volume 74, #3, 1990, pp. 404-405.
Book Review: A REVIEW OF THE BASICS, by David M. Stillman and Ronni L. Gordon, in The Modern Language Journal, Volume 75, #3, 1991, pp. 380-381.
Book Review: CONCEPTS: GRAMMAIRE FRANCAISE ET TEXTES CHOISIS, by Deborah A. and John S. Metford (1990), in The Canadian Modern Language Review, Volume 47, #3, 1991, pp. 544-545.
Book Review: PERSPECTIVES ON FOREIGN-LANGUAGE POLICY: STUDIES IN HONOUR OF THEO VAN ELS, edited by Theo Bongaerts and Kees de Bot (1997), in The Canadian Modern Language Review, Volume 56, #2, 1999, p. 366.
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The records for Professor Carmeta Abbott consist of four newspaper articles.
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St. Jerome's University is located in Waterloo, Ontario, and is situated in the University of Waterloo. It was founded as St. Jerome's College in 1865 by the Congregation of the Resurrection. In 1959, it was granted university status and changed its name to the University of St. Jerome's College. It has been federated with the University of Waterloo since 1960. In 1998, the name was officially changed to St. Jerome's University.