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language educator

A. Sylviane Townsel, American language educator. Recipient French Professor award French Government, Strasbourg, 1990. Member Modern Language Association, African Literature Association, Association Foreign Language Teachers New York, Conseil Superieure de Language Française.

Background

Townsel, A. Sylviane was born on December 3, 1943 in Moule, West Indies, France. Daughter of Evariste G. and Fanny Yolande (Ferand) Griponne.

Education

Bachelor, University Madrid, Spain, 1975. Master of Arts, Atlanta University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1987.

Career

Teaching assistant Spanish, Emory University, Atlanta, 1978-1980;instructor French and Spanish, Morehouse College, Atlanta, 1980-1982;translator, secretary, Atlanta Legal Aid, 1982-1985;instructor Spanish, Dekalb College, Atlanta, 1986-1988;instructor Spanish, Spellman College, Atlanta, since 1986;assistant professor Spanish and French, State University of New York, Oswego, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Donjuanism in Zorrilla and Valle-Inclan, 1987. (monograph) Negritude in French Caribbean Literature, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books including Les Femmes Dans Segou de Maryse Conde, Paris, 1995.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, African Literature Association, Association Foreign Language Teachers New York, Conseil Superieure de Language Française.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, writing, gardening.

Connections

Married Rdell Townsel, October 23, 1978. 1 child, Timothy.

father:
Evariste G. Griponne

mother:
Fanny Yolande (Ferand) Griponne

spouse:
Rdell Townsel

child:
Timothy Townsel