Language and gender in twentieth-century French and Francophone literature; literature and culture of Quebec; intersection of literature, history and politics in twentieth-century France, especially 1930s and 1940s; film in France and Quebec; Quebec women writers; Louis Guilloux; “Malraux and Sartre;” “Gender, Fascism and the Croix de Feu”
“Why Montreal: Régine Robin’s Rewriting of the City in L’Immense Fatigue des pierres,” Québec Studies , 38, (2005), 5-16.
Women and Narrative Identity: Rewriting the Quebec National Text , (2001).
Marie-Claire Blais , (1995).
“Transcultural Identities: Many Ways of Being Québécois,” in Textualizing the Immigrant Experience in Contemporary Quebec , S. Ireland and P. Proulx (eds.), (2004).
“Toward Defining a Postcolonial Quebec Cinema: The Films of Claude Jutra,” Québec Studies , 35, (2003), 89-98.
Women Writing History in Postcolonial Space ; “People Who Leave No Trace: Dora Bruder and the French Immigrant Community;” “Echoes of the Casbah: From Pepe le Moko to Bab el-Oued City;” “Diversity and Difference in the Postcolonial Nation: Quebec”