L'Institut français d'Oak Park - French Institute of Oak Park
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Elisabeth Caron


Elisabeth Caron has a Ph.D. in French literature from the University of Minnesota, where she specialized in the history of the French language from its Latin origins and in the literature and culture of the late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Over four decades she taught French language and literature, old and modern, at several universities including the University of Minnesota, Loyola University Chicago, and the University of Indiana Northwest. Her teaching has always promoted thoughtful self-expression as the prime element of communication.