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Mary Helen Kashuba, SSJ, D.M.L.

Mary Helen Kashuba, SSJ, D.M.L.

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Professor of French and Russian
Foreign Language and Literature Department
Fournier Hall, 2nd flr., Room 25A
215.248.7124
Educational Background: 
  • B.A., Chestnut Hill College, 1955
  • M.A. in Russian, Fordham University, 1964
  • D.M.L. in French and Russian, Middlebury College, 1971
Courses Taught: 
  • Russian (all levels)
  • French Literature ( 17th, 18th, 19th centuries; Senior Seminar and Tutorial); Elementary and Intermidiate French Grammar and Composition
  • FL 317: Special Methods in the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • ISP 315-316: Tradition and Risk - Educating Women
  • Interdisiplinary Honors courses
Scholarly Interests: 
  • Russian and French Literature of 19th and 20th centuries
  • Foreign Language Pedagogy
  • History of SSJ in 17th century; College History, especially Chestnut Hill; Women's education
Awards: 
  • Fulbright Grant to France, 1967-1968
  • IREX Grant to Soviet Union, Moscow and (Former) Leningrad, 1973, 1985.
  • Palmes Academiques, from the French Government in recognition of outstanding efforts for the promotion of the study of French
Selected Publications: 
  • Tradition and Risk: Chestnut Hill College, 1924-1999. (Donning, 1999)
  • Articles in L'Amitie Charles Peguy(Paris, France)
  • Articles in Research Guide to Popular Fiction, Research Guide to Biography and Criticism, (Research Publishing), on French and Russian Authors
  • Articles in Critical Survey of Drama, Critical Survey of Poetry, Critical Survey of Long Fiction (Salem Publishing), on French and Russian Authors
  • Articles on Camus, The Plague, and Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, in MLA Approaches on Teaching series