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[Photo]: Leon H. Bourke

Leon H. Bourke (Retired)


Professor Emeritus of French
Founder, I.U. Dijon Academic Summer Program, Dijon, France.
Started the Latin program at IUPUI.


B.A. St. Anselm's College 1948
M.A. Laval University (Canada) 1952
Ph.D. 1957
M.S.T. Christian Theological Seminary 1984. Director, NDEA Language Institutes for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers of French 1962, 1963. Certificate in Language Administration, NDEA Institute, University of Massachusetts program in Arcachon, France 1968

Academic Interests

Nineteenth and twentieth-century French literature, the French Revolution, and methodology of teaching languages, Latin and French translation.


Papers presented at the Annual Colloquium on Modern Literature and the Cinema held at the University of West Virginia


Retirement: lecturing and teaching

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