Dr. Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger - Royal Military College of Canada

Dr. Stéphanie Bélanger's research group for the study of the testimony was created in January 2009. Among other research projects, this research group focuses right now on a three-year project focussing on studies done in the field of the testimony of war, specifically Canadian participation in recent wars: discursive representation (truth of war activity, singularity of the experience, organizational influences of the discourse, studies on testimony as a genre); and identity issues (identification to the soldier, heroisms and failures, masculinity, equity, training, education, ethics).

Dr. Bélanger's principle areas of specialisation for her research include:
  • War Literature, testimonies;
  • French Literature, 17th century : drama, moralists, mystics;
  • French Literature, 16th Century: wars of religion, drama, memoralists, mystics;
  • French Literature, 18th Century: encyclopedists, moralists and anti-moralists, French Revolution;
  • Quebec Literature, 17th – 18th Centuries: colonisators, travellers, novellists, story tellers, drama, traditionnalists, Quiet Revolution, Road Novel;
  • War Studies
  • Business Administration, introduction.

Publication Projects (ongoing)

Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Alice Aiken, eds. Researching The Unique Health Needs of Military Personnel, Veterans and their families: A Step Towards Dignity. Peer reviewed Proceedings from the first Forum for Canadian Military and Veteran Health was hosted 16-17 Nov 2010 by the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University. Canadian Academy Press (accepted).

Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Karen Davis, eds. Embracing Diversity : Women and  Leadership in the Canadian Navy at the Dawn of the XXIst Century / S’engager dans la diversité: les femmes et le leadership dans la Marine canadienne à l’aube du XXIe siècle (in progress).

“The testimony of a War Amputy from Afghanistan: discursive myths and realities” (submitted).

« Regards canadiens sur la guerre d’Afghanistan » (submitted).

« Entre esthétique et narration : le témoignage d’un amputé de la guerre d’Afghanistan, le caporal chef Paul Franklin », (submitted).

 « Discursive representations and shift in ideology : the integration of women in the Canadian Navy » (submitted).
« Organisational behaviour and the soldier’s formation of an identity : the example of the Canadian Forces » (article in progress).

« Les Forces canadiennes à Haïti : témoignages » (in progress).

« Guerre et société : des théories sur la guerre juste au vécu de la guerre : Canada et Afghanistan » (in progress).

« Rwanda et Canada : images, témoignages et mass media » (in progress)

For Dr. Belanger's Completed Publications - See Publications Page


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