Oregon Consular Corps

France

Claudine Fisher

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Emeritus Member

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fisherc@pdx.edu

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CLAUDINE FISHER

Dr. Claudine Fisher (Doctorat-ès-Lettres in French from Paris VIII, Highest Honors, and Agrégation-ès-Lettres in English,) author of La Cosmogonie d’Hélène Cixous, and editor of  Gaétan Brulotte: une nouvelle écriture, wrote also several chapters in books about Anne Hébert, Madeleine Monette, Hélène Cixous, Paule Constant and a hundred articles and reviews on 20th and 21st centuries French literature, Québec and Francophone writers.

For thirty years, Dr. Fisher was Professor of French at Portland State University, then Director of the Canadian Studies program (3 PSU best teacher awards.) Concurrently, she was, for fourteen years, the Honorary Consul of France in Portland for the State of Oregon (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, then Officier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques.)

The “Claudine G. Fisher Endowed Scholarship in French” is a student award at Portland State University.

Author of historical novels:

The Reluctant French Rebel (2016)

Southbound French Settlers (2017)

The Breton Black Foot (2017)

Call me Carol (2019)

Quick Facts & Resources:

Population: 

67 Million


Capital:

Paris


Language:

French


Largest City:

Paris


For Information on French culture and classes offered in Portland, check out the website of the Alliance Francaise here. 

Visit the website for the Embassy of france

The  General Consulate of France in San Francisco: Visit the website here