Pascal Riendeau (Ph. D., Université de Montréal) is an Associate Professor of French in the Department of Language Studies, and he holds a graduate appointment in the French Department (St. George). At the undergraduate level, he teaches Québec literature, theatre, cinema and culture. At the graduate level, he teaches contemporary French and Québec literature and literary theory. His current research focuses on the discourse of ethics in contemporary literature. He is the co-director, with Barbara Havercroft (UTSG) and Pascal Michelucci (UTM), of the Groupe de recherche et d’étude sur la littérature française d’aujourd’hui (GRELFA), a research group that studies current French literature.