University of Reading cookie policy

We use cookies on reading.ac.uk to improve your experience, monitor site performance and tailor content to you

Read our cookie policy to find out how to manage your cookie settings

Dr Marine Orain

Co-ordinator for French-language modules on Department degree programmes

Areas of interest

  • Technology assisted language teaching and learning
  • Language curriculum design and development
  • Distance learning and the flipped classroom

Research interests

I am particularly interested in French intellectual history and the Algerian War. My research is on modern and contemporary French thinkers and their modes of intervention in response to crisis and wars.

Teaching

In final year, I convene the Advanced French Language module and the Language for Management and Business module. I convene the Year Abroad Language module.

In first year, I teach about French cinema on the module Introduction to French Culture and I teach on all French language modules. I am the departmental Student Engagement Officer working with Course Reps and organising Student-Staff meetings.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD: Changing modes of intervention of the French intellectual from the Dreyfus Affair to today; Sartre, Lévy, Hessel' (University of London)
  • Master's degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language (Université de Provence)
  • PGCE in French and Spanish (University of Cumbria)

Professional bodies/affiliations

I am a member of:

  • The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF)
  • The Society for the Study of French History (SSFH)