Clare J. Tufts

Professor of the Practice of French

External address: 
106 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
Phone: 
(919) 660-3126

Second language acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, la bande dessinée

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1982

Re-Imaging Heroes/Rewriting History awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2006

Perserving Hope, Remembering Hatred awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2002

The Comics of Occupied France: Who Was Minding the Children awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2000 to 2002

Tufts, C, and Jarausch, H. textbook. Heinle/Cengage Learning, November 2009.

Tufts, CJ. Handbook for Instructors. Durham: Dept. of Romance Studies, Duke University, September 2002.

Tufts, CJ. Micro-Review in French. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1990.

Tufts, C, and Jarausch, H. "Sur le vif." textbook. Heinle/Cengage Learning, November 2009.

Tufts, C. "Re-imaging heroes / rewriting history: The pictures and texts in children's newspapers in France, 1939-45." History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels. December 1, 2008. 44-68.

Thompson, RJ, Walther, I, Tufts, C, Lee, KC, Paredes, L, Fellin, L, Andrews, E, Serra, M, Hill, JL, Tate, EB, and Schlosberg, L. "Development and Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate General Education Foreign Language Requirement." Foreign Language Annals 47.4 (December 2014): 653-668. Full Text

Tufts, CJ. "Groupe ACME, L’Association: Une utopie éditoriale et esthétique." Ed. L Grove, M McKinney, and A Miller. European Comic Art 6 (December 2013). (Review)

Tufts, C. "Etienne Davodeau’s Reportage of Reality in Les Mauvaises gens." Ed. L Grove, M McKinney, and A Miller. European Comic Art 1 (2008): 37-55.

Tufts, CJ. "Vincent Krassousky -- Nazi Collaborator or Naive Cartoonist?." International Journal of Comic Art 6.1 (March 2004). (Academic Article)

Tufts, CJ. "Writing Across the (Foreign Language) Curriculum." New Challenges and Opportunities; Dimension: Languages ’87 (1988): 63-85.

Tufts, CJ. "Languages in Jarry's Ubu Roi: 'Mises en signes' of the mise en scene." Approaches de l'Opera: Actes du Colloque AISS (1986): 133-138. (Academic Article)

Tufts, CJ. "A Theatre for the People: Politics and Poetry at the Aquarium." Stanford French Review 3.1 (1979): 111-122. (Academic Article)

Tufts, CJ. "Angoulême 2013." Ed. L Grove, M McKinney, and A Miller. European Comic Art 6 (December 2013).