Assistant Professor of French Studies

M.Th. Université Laval
M.S.W. Université Laval
M.A., Ph.D. Université Laval

Alain-Michel Rocheleau joined the University of British Columbia in 1992. He has been an associate editor of Canadian Literaturefrom 1996 to 2003, and he is currently a member of the editorial board of L’Annuaire théâtral since 2003. His research focuses primarily on contemporary French and Québécois theatre.


Killam Teaching Prize, Faculty of Arts, UBC (2004-2005)


  • Québécois and French Theatre
  • Theatre and Gay Studies
  • Cinema and Communication


Le personnage et son trouble ou la représentation de l’homosexualité dans l’oeuvre de Michel Tremblay.”


Bertolt Brecht et la Nouvelle communication
 (Nota Bene, 2000).

”Oblique II,” in Le corps déjoué. Figures du théâtre de Larry Tremblay, Ed. Gilbert David (Carnières/Morlanwelz, Belgium: Lansman Éditeur, 2008). 75-79.

”Les pratiques du théâtre franco-canadien. Recherches, enjeux et défis,” in Théâtres québécois et canadiens-français au XXe siècle, Eds. Hélène Beauchamp and Gilbert David (Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2003). 395-99.

”Théâtre, créations plurielles et formation de l’acteur,” in Les chemins de l’acteur: former pour jouer, Ed. Josette Féral (Montréal: Québec/Amérique, 2001).  279-302.

Winter 2017

FREN220 Introduction to Early French Literature and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

Winter 2017

FREN330 Selected Works of Quebecois Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Winter 2017

FREN423A Studies in Theatre - STDY IN THEATRE Sections