Romance Languages and Literatures

Andrea Javel

Senior Lecturer of French



2014 EDCO Collaborative. Caribbean Voices: Literature, Film and History of the French West Indies. Three-day workshop in Lexington, MA, July 9 – 11 for local middle and high school French teachers.

2013 EDCO Collaborative. B comme bouquin, C comme cinéma. Four-day workshop in Waltham, MA, pairing contemporary French fiction and cinema. Fall 2013 – Spring 2014 for local middle and high school French teachers.

2013 EDCO Collaborative. French and Francophone Cinema: Where Cultures Collide. Three-day workshop in Waltham, MA, July 9 – 11 for local middle school and high school teachers from the Boston area.

2012 Diversity Day Workshop, Métissage des cultures, Couleurs du Maghreb: l’histoire, la musique, le cinéma, la cuisine et la littérature maghrébine de langue française. Under the auspices of MaFLA (Massachusetts Foreign Language Association).

“100%.” With Debbie Rusch, invited to conduct a workshop at La Salle Academy, Providence, RI, April 10, 2010.

“Sense and Sensibility: Reading through the Senses”, co-presented with Aliza Schneller, ACTFL Conference, San Diego, 2009.

"Learning to Read, Reading to Learn", co-presented with Debbie Rush and Emmanuelle Vanborre, Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York City, March 29, 2008.

"Do You Wimba?", co-presented with Cynthia Bravo, Boston College e-teaching luncheon on the use of new technology for oral assessment, 2008.


2006 Teaching with New Media (TWIN) Award, Magna Cum Laude for innovative use of technology in Elementary and Intermediate French courses. Awarded by Instructional Design + eTeaching Services at Boston College.