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Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse’s academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

Wednesday

March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.