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Marine Orain – University of Reading

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Marine Orain

Dr Marine Orain
Job Title:
Teaching Fellow in French Language



I convene and teach FR1L1, FR1L2 and FR2L2 and I teach FR2L4 and FR3L6.  I am the Departmental Student Engagement Officer.


Areas of Interest

- Technology assisted language teaching and learning

- Language curriculum design and development

- Distance learning and the flipped classroom


Research groups / Centres

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)



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.



- 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)



- ASMCF annual Conference, 6th September 2016, Aston University: Paper on "French intellectuals and new media: the democratization of engagement"

- The 30th SSFH annual Conference, 3rd-5th July 2016, University of Chichester: Paper on "High and low culture. Elite and popular constructions: the new French intellectual"

- ASMCF annual Conference, 9th-11th September 2014, University of Southampton: Paper on "Exploring the interventions of French intellectuals after the Sartre era: a return to the written word"


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