Romance Studies Faculty Database
Romance Studies
Arts & Sciences
Duke University

 HOME > Arts & Sciences > Romance Studies > Faculty    Search Help Login pdf version printable version 

Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow

Germain Choffart

Germain Choffart’s research interests focus on second-language acquisition, teaching dis/misinformation in multicultural and multi-linguistic contexts, the study of graphic novels and film for developing critical thinking in a foreign language, and the use of theatre and improvisation in the classroom. He has an M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Greensboro College (2022), and an M.A. in French Literature from the University of Kentucky (2009), with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century works. He received his Licence (B.A.) from the Université de Metz, France (2005), where he specialized in American & British history, American & British literature, English grammar and linguistics. In addition to teaching, his professional duties include being the coordinator French 101 and the co-Director of the Duke-in-Aix study abroad program. He is also an actor performing with theatre and film companies in the Raleigh/Durham area. 

Contact Info:
Office Location:  015 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3133
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • FRENCH 101.02, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Languages 211, Tu 01:45 PM-02:45 PM; Social Sciences 105, MWF 01:45 PM-02:45 PM
  • FRENCH 101.03, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Languages 114B, Tu 03:30 PM-04:30 PM; Languages 211, MWF 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
    Languages 109, MWF 05:15 PM-06:15 PM
Teaching (Spring 2023):

  • FRENCH 101.02, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Old Chem 123, MTuWF 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
  • FRENCH 101.03, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Old Chem 123, MTuWF 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
    Old Chem 123, MW 05:15 PM-06:30 PM

M.A.Greensboro College2021
M.A.University of Kentucky2009
Licence (BA)Université de Metz2005

Research Interests: Second language acquisition, theater & performing arts in education, instructional technology, cultural events

Selected Grant Support

  • Oral Assignments Fellows for Language Faculty, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology.      

Duke University * Arts & Sciences * Romance Studies * Faculty * Staff * Grad * Postdoc * Reload * Login