Brian Kennelly served as Co-Chair of the AP French Language and Culture Development
Committee until June 2014. Besides being an Outside Item Writer for Educational Testing
Services, he is a Question Leader at the AP French Language and Culture exam annual

[Updated: 11 July 2014] 

Refereed Articles (excluding those published in _The French Review_--permission to publish here not granted)


Reading Differently, Rereading for Difference in Versions of Rimbaud's "Mouvement", Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics (2007)

How to engage students to reread Arthur Rimbaud’s 1886 poem “Mouvement” differently? What can they...



Beauty in Bastardy? Breytenbach on Afrikaans and the Afrikaners, PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies (2005)

Throughout the twentieth century activists in South Africa for the Afrikaans language struggled with, yet...



Rewriting, Rereading Récidive, Dalhousie French Studies (2004)

Author of some dozen works of homoerotic fiction, two polemical essays, and recipient of the...



Truth and Consequences: Renaud Camus and the Personal, Dalhousie French Studies (2002)

A year before his untimely death in 1980, in the days before the internet, before...



Unfinished Business: Tracing Incompletion in Jean Genet's Posthumously Published Plays (1997)

This is the first study systematically to appraise Splendid's, «Elle», and Le Bagne, the three...




Improving Student Performance on the Cultural Comparison, AP Annual Conference: Las Vegas, Nevada (2013)


Improving Student Performance on the Persuasive Essay, AP Annual Conference: Las Vegas, Neveda (2013)


Making Connections: Applying the AP French Language and Culture Scoring Guidelines to Student Samples, Southwest Conference on Language Teaching: Henderson, NV (2013)


Designing Thematic Instruction with Authentic Resources: Alienation and Assimilation (with Davara Potel), American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention (2012)