Franco-Fete 2012 Minneapolis MN: Martine Sauret on Louis Hennepin

At Franco-Fete, Martine Sauret, visiting professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, gave a talk on Louis Hennepin.
Here is the pdf text, in French, of Dr. Sauret’s remarks: Louis Hennepin. Texte
Dr. Sauret’s remarks were presented to a diverse group, including students and teachers of French, persons of French-Canadian descent, and others. For those not conversant with French, there are numerous commentaries in English of and about Father Hennepin, who first saw and named the Falls of St. Anthony in today’s Minneapolis MN in 1683. These can be easily found independently.
Here is Dr. Sauret’s description, in both French and English.
Martine Sauret a reçu son Ph.D., avec mention très bien en juin 1991 à l’Université du Minnesota sous la supervision de Tom Conley (Harvard Univerity). Elle enseigne actuellement comme Professeur associé à Macalester College, St Paul, Minnesota.
Elle a publié plusieurs livres: Les voies cartographiques. A propos des cartographes sur les écrivains français des XVe et XVIe siècles. ( 2004),
“Gargantua et les délits du corps.’’ (New York: Peter Lang, 1997). Sa traduction en français de The Graphic Unconscious in Early Modern French writing de Tom Conley a été publiée en 2000.
Elle est l’auteure d’articles sur la littérature à la Renaissance en France, l’Histoire des Idées en France au XVIe siècle. Elle a également publié sur des études francophones dans des journaux académiques.
Son livre Relire les mondes des cartographes normands et des voyages de Parmentier au XVIe siècle sera publié en 2013 avec les éditions Peter Lang.
Martine Sauret received her Ph.D., with Honors, in June 1991 at the University of Minnesota under the supervision of Tom Conley (Harvard University.) She is currently a visiting Professor at Macalester College, St Paul, Minnesota.
She published several books; Les voies cartographiques. A propos des cartographes sur les écrivains français des XVe et XVIE siècles. New York : Mellen Press, 2004.
“Gargantua et les délits du corps.’’ (New York ; Peter Lang, 1977). Her translation into French of The Graphic Unconscious in Early Modern French writing by Tom Conley is published by Presses Universitaires de Vincennes (2000).
She has written extensively many articles on Renaissance Literature, Early Modern France and Francophone studies in various scholarly journals.
Her new book Relire les mondes des cartographes normands et des voyages de Parmentier au XVIe siècle will be published by Peter Lang in 2013.

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