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Michael Latour

Lecturer of French
Faber Hall 554
718-817-2657
latour@fordham.edu
Fall 2019 office hours (Rose Hill): M 1:00-2:00, W 1:30-3:30, R 2:00-3:00

Education

MA in French, Queens College, CUNY / Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne

Biography

Michaël Latour teaches all levels of French language courses as well as French Language and Literature & French Civilization Culture and History. He also taught Conversation and Composition at Rose Hill and a course on Francophone African Literature and Human Rights at Lincoln Center. For 6 years, he served has language coordinator for the French program and he is now doing Freshman Advising. Before teaching at Fordham, Michaël worked at the Ministry of Education in Djibouti, East Africa. A fellow sponsored by both IFESH and USAID, he taught at the École Normale where he also gave a series of seminars whose aim was to train teacher trainers. One of his greatest achievements while in Djibouti was the establishment of a collaboration with the School of Fine Arts allowing students who train to become teachers at the Ecole Normale to enroll in a series of workshops in theater, music and visual arts.

Courses Taught

FREN 1001, 1002, 1501, 1502
FREN 2001 Introduction to Language and Literature
FREN 2600 French History, Civilization and Culture
FREN 2601 Conversation and Composition
FREN 3574 Francophone Africa
FREN 5090 French For Reading