Modern Languages Faculty

CHAIR, Department of Modern Languages

SUTHERLAND,

French

:sutherlandk1@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-777-6398

Office: NW S2617

BA (Hons) in English and French (University of Swansea, Wales, G.B), Maîtrise en lettres modernes (M.A.) (Université de Bretagne occidentale, Brest, France).

Ph.D. in French (specialization in literature) (University of Swansea, Wales, G.B).

Areas of interest: Modern and Contemporary French literature, French cinema, Language teaching, Intercultural Communication.

Modern Languages Department Assistant

Phone: 604-527-5463

Office NW: S2650


INSTRUCTORS

BOULESTEIX, Fanny

French

:boulesteixf@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-527-5211

Office NW: S2659

BA in French Modern Literature (University of Montpellier), Diploma in Francophone Studies (University of Montpellier), M.A. in French as Foreign Language (University of Aix-en-Provence).

Areas of interest: French Language and Culture, Second Language Acquisition, French Linguistics, Francophone Literature.

DESMARAIS, Adrian

American Sign Language

:desmaraisa@douglascollege.ca

Office DL: A3075

ASL & Literacy Instructor Diploma (George Brown College),Provincial Instructor Diploma (Vancouver Community College),M.Ed.in Curriculum & Instruction: Post-Secondary (Simon Fraser University).

Areas of interest: American Sign Language,Adult Education.

Huang, Sandra

Chinese (Mandarin)

:huangh@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-527-5649

Office NW: S2804G

BA, M.A., Ph.D. (Louisville, Kentucky, USA).

Areas of interest:Chinese Language Education, Chinese Classical Literature (Qing Dinasty).

LARA AGUILAR, José Feliciano

Spanish

Email: laraaguilarj@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-527-5406

Office NW: S2636

BA in Journalism and Communications (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM),Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies (The University of British Columbia, Vancouver).

Areas of interest: 20th and 21st Centuries Latin American film and literature, Social and armed movements in Mexican literature, Latin American Chronicles, Indigenous, and Popular Cultures of Mexico, Cultural Studies.

MANDUJANO-LOPEZ, Ruth

Spanish

Email: mandujanor@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-527-5076

Office NW: S2636

BA in International Relations (ITESM-CCM), M.A. in Latin American Studies (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM), Diploma on Teaching Spanish as a Second Language (CEPE-UNAM), Ph.D. in History (University of British Columbia).

Areas of interest: Latin American Studies, Spanish language history, Hispanic cultures, second language acquisition, Mexican literature, interculturalism.

MINAMI, Shiho

Japanese

Email: minamis@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-777-6387

Office DL: A3075

BA in Japanese Linguistics and Education (Osaka University of Foreign Studies), M.A. in Modern Language Education (University of British Columbia).

Areas of interest: Second language pedagogy, second language and heritage language acquisition, critical pedagogy, identities in second language learning and teaching, technology in second language education.

NAITO, Yuri

Japanese

Email: naitoy@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-527-5200

Office NW: S2804C

BA in Asian Studies (University of British Columbia), M.A. in Japanese Linguistics (University of Toronto).

Areas of interest: Japanese Linguistics (Syntax and Semantics), Japanese Language Pedagogy.

ZIMMERMANN,Sabine

German

:zimmermanns1@douglascollege.ca

Phone: 604-236-4757

Office NW: S2804G

BA, M.A. (UBC), MBA (Simon Fraser University), and Ph.Din Germanic Studies (UBC).

Areas of interest:German as a Foreign Language,German Literature from 1945 to present,Figure of the Refugee andMigration Narratives.