Ph.D. in French, Second Language Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (in progress)
Certificate, Humanities Teaching and Learning (CHTL), Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2019)
M.A. in French, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2016)
M.A. in French Language and Literature, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (2015)
B.A. in French & International Studies, Elon University, Elon, NC (2011)
2015-Present: Graduate Teaching Assistant of French, Department of French and Italian, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
– Spring 2019: French Composition and Grammar (FREN 2501W)
– Summer 2017: Teaching Assistant, Migration, International Health, Social Justice, and Romantic Poetry (EUS 2060)
– Spring 2017: Teaching Apprentice, Adultery and Transgressions in French Literature (FREN 4322)
– Spring 2017: Accelerated Introduction to French in the World (FREN 1103)
– Fall 2016: Accelerated Introduction to French in the World (FREN 1102)
– Summer 2016: Teaching Assistant, Migration, International Health, Social Justice, Hiking in the Alps (EUS 2260)
– Spring 2016: Introduction to French in the World (FREN 1102)
– Fall 2015: Introduction to French in the World (FREN 1101)
2018: Instructor, Vanderbilt-in-France, Aix-en-Provence, France
– Spring 2018: Accelerated Introduction to French in the World (FREN 1103)
2017-2018: Lecturer of English, Département d’études du monde anglophone, Aix-Marseille Université, Aix-en-Provence & Marseille, France
Courses taught (non-exhaustive):
– Spring 2018: Oral comprehension, Conversation, Presentational Synthesis, Comprehensive English
– Fall 2017: Oral comprehension, Conversation
2017: Instructor, Programs for Talented Youth, Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
– Summer 2017: Looking into Language (for rising 4th and 5th graders)
2013-2015: Graduate Teaching Assistant of French Language and Literature, Department of French and Italian, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
– Summer 2015: French Grammar and Composition (204)
– Spring 2015: Introduction to Cultural and Textual Analysis (250)
– Fall 2014: Introduction to Cultural and Textual Analysis (250)
– Summer 2015: French Language and Culture on the Mediterranean (Montpellier, France-399X)
– Spring 2014: Intensive Intermediate French (203)
– Fall 2013: Intensive Elementary French (103)
2012-2013: English Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant Program in France, Montpellier, France
Broughton, Abby R. (2018). L’image e(s)t le mot : “Per Amica Silentia” et ses illustrations érotiques. Revue Verlaine, 16, pp. 301-312.
Corlett-Rivera, Kelsey, Nathan H. Dize, Abby Broughton, Brittany M de Gail. “In Service of Pedagogy: A Colony in Crisis and the Digital Humanities Center.” in Debates in Digital Humanities: DH Infrastructures. Eds. Anne McGrail, Angel David Nieves, and Siobhan Senier. (Forthcoming)
Digital Humanities Projects
Contributing author: Imagining Medieval Narrative: The Travels of Marco Polo: Manifestations of Religion in the Orient. (last update: May 2017)
Broughton, A., Corlett-Rivera, K. & Dize, N. A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789 (last update: November 2016). (Reviewed in sx archipelagos by Anne Eller).
– Coordinator of the 2015 University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Graduate Conference: Perspectives on Power. March 2015.
– “Critical Reflection and Transformative Engagement Through Digital Collaborative Reading.” CALICO, Montréal, Canada. May 2019. (Accepted)
– “Coding Cultural Interpretation from Digital Collaborative Reading in the L2 Classroom.” KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. April 2019.
– “Absurd Connections: Using network theory to visualize French théâtre de l’absurde in the second language classroom.” Association for French Language Studies (AFLS) Annual Conference. Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès. Toulouse, France. June 2018.
– “La (dé)composition d’un corps mourant dans les serre-livres de l’œuvre guibertienne.” Association des études françaises et francophones d’Irlande (AEDFFI) Postgraduate Symposium. National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland. April 2018.
– “L’Image e(s)t le mot: Les illustrations érotiques de l’univers Verlainien.” Vanderbilt Welcomes Verlaine: A Celebration of the Vilez-Verlaine Collection. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. March 2017.
– “(De)constructing Boundaries through the Digital Humanities: Collaborative Pedagogy and A Colony in Crisis.” The Caribbean Digital III, Columbia University, New York, NY. December 2016.
– “Forgotten Écriture Féminine of the Algerian War: In search of feminine insurgency in Yamina Méchakra’s La Grotte éclatée.” Crossroads Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. February 2016.
– “A Graphic Turn: Transnational Tides in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.” 40 Years of Contemporary French Civilization, Baltimore, MD. September 2015.
– “Praying for the Passé: The Religion of French Nostalgia in Yasmina Reza’s La Traversée de l’hiver.” The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. April 2015.
Grants & Awards
GRANTS & AWARDS
HASTAC Scholar, sponsored by the Center for Second Language Studies, Vanderbilt University. Mentor: Nathalie Dieu-Porter. 218-2019. $500.
Graduate Second Language Studies Fellow, Center for Second Language Studies, Vanderbilt University. 2018-2019. $2,500.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Student Conference Award. 2018. $100.
Aix-Marseille Université Graduate Exchange Fellow (Aix-en-Provence, France). 2017-2018.
Summer Research Grant, Office of the Provost, Vanderbilt University, for work on the Hervé Vilez-Paul Verlaine Collection. 2016. $1,200.
Vanderbilt French Department Travel Grant, September 2015, February 2016, December 2016, April 2018.
University Tuition Scholarship, Vanderbilt University, 5-year service-free tuition award. 2014-Present.
Pi Delta Phi, The National French Honor Society. Member since 2009.