PhD, Comparative Literature and Languages (University of Paris, 2004)
Alix Carrel has been a French and Spanish language instructor at NIC for the last 23 years. She was initially hired to teach the French program and ended up creating a first and second year Spanish program shortly thereafter. Her courses focus on language, culture as well as literature and translation at a more advanced level. In addition to serving on various committees, she is chair of the Humanities & Social Sciences department.
She obtained her first degree and Masters of Arts at The University of Calgary and later completed her Doctorate in Comparative Literature and Languages at the University of Paris. Her areas of research have included the development of Literary Magic Realism in Europe and in America as well as some aspects of linguistics and translation studies. To this day, her first passion is teaching languages, translation and comparative literature. She is involved in many community and international projects through the Comox Rotary Club and Rotary International.
MA, French literature (University of Calgary, 1990); BSc (University of Calgary, 1988)
FRE-100 Beginners French I
FRE-101 Beginners French II
FRE-120 Beginners French III
FRE-121 Beginners French IV
FRE-145 Intermediate French I
FRE-146 Intermediate French II
FRE-265 Advanced French I
FRE-266 Advanced French II
FRE-280 La Traduction: Translation (A)
SPN-100 Beginners Spanish I
SPN-101 Beginners Spanish II
SPN-200 Intermediate Spanish I
SPN-201 Intermediate Spanish II
Associate of Arts Degree
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