Sadia Zoubir-Shaw

  • Associate Professor
  • French and Francophone Studies, Linguistics
  • Kentucky Foreign Language Conference- Executive Director (2014-2018)
  • Educational Policy Committee (2012-2014), Chair (2014)
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • French & Francophone Studies
  • Masters in Teaching World Languages
  • Modern & Classical Languages Literatures & Cultures
1023 Patterson Office Tower
Other Affiliations:
  • TESOL International Education Abroad (Framingham State University)
  • Middlebury College Language Schools (French), 1982-2000
Research Interests:
Office Hours: T 2:00-3:00 R 1:00-2:00 and by appointment

Universite de Provence: Laboratoire de Phonetique (Aix-en-Provence, France) -- Ph.D. in Linguistics (1988) -- DEA in Phonetics (1983) -- MA in English and Linguistics (1981)


Sample Courses taught:

·         LIN 517: First Language Acquisition

·         FR 310: Phonetics

·         FR/LIN 612 : Le Français: Un dialecte qui a réussi

·         FR 471G: Structure of Modern French

·         FR 311: Intro to Linguistics

·         FR 410: French in performance

FR 350: Cultural Profiles of France and the Francophone World 

Graduate Training
Universite de Provence, France - Lehigh University, PA - University of Michigan, MI - Middlebury College, VT
Selected Publications: 

Co-editor of Embodied Performance: Design, Process, and Narrative -- Volume published by Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK. (Forthcoming, 2015)

Staging History: a Performative Experience in Embodied Performance: Design, Process, and Narrative - Volume published by Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK. (Forthcoming, 2015)

Les trésors enterrés des Ga – L’art des cercueils au Ghana; Regula Tschumi: Benteli Verlags AG, Berne 2010, 252 p. Co-translation from English to French of “The buried treasures of the Ga: Coffin art in Ghana; Regula Tschumi, 2008, Bern: Benteli

Language and the Brain: The Making of New Connections in College of Arts and Sciences Magazine, University of Kentucky (2005)

Gender Predictability and Gender Acquisition (paper) - Hawaii International Conference on the Humanities, January 2003 (Published in the Conference Proceedings (2003) - Honolulu, Hawaii

Échanges: First-year Text for French Immersion Programs - Prentice-Hall 1998

Échanges: Student Activity Book - Prentice-Hall 1998

Perception of Attributes in Inanimate referents - Published in I.T.L. Review of Applied linguistics (Volume 111-112), 1996.

Gender Differences in Language Learning Strategy in University-Level Introductory French Classes: A pilot Study (with Rebecca Oxford) in Faces in a Crowd: The individual Learner AAUSC Heinle & Heinle, 1995.

C’est dans la Poche!  French/English Self Instructional Software (Digital recordings and Manual) designed for the LooPhonic Audio System developed by the Japan Victor Corporation (JVC) – 396 p. June 1990, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL and Tokyo, Japan)

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