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Miller têtes à claques

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  2. 2. MULTI<br />CULTURALISM<br />
  3. 3. MULTI<br />CULTURALISM<br />
  4. 4. MULTI<br />CULTURALISM<br />
  5. 5. MULTI<br />CULTURALISM<br />INTER<br />
  6. 6. CULTURALISM<br />INTER<br />
  7. 7. Ouais, ben, il est fun d'être avec ma blonde dans mon char.<br />Oui, il est amusant d'être avec ma copine dans ma voiture.<br />
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  14. 14. First year: Ninth most popular website in Quebec<br />Currently: 1.2 million unique visitors every month<br />
  15. 15. One of the most visited Francophone<br />websites in Canada.<br />
  16. 16. 20% of the website’s visitors are French.<br />
  17. 17. SHORT, EASILY WATCHABLE,ONLINE VIDEOS MEANS THE AUDIENCE IS PRIMARILY<br /><ul><li>Web-savvy “new millennials”</li></ul>Many schools have blocked access to Têtes à claqueson site.<br />
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  19. 19. NO<br />RATING<br />
  20. 20. PAY ATTENTION TO THE ENGLISH WORDS AND VISUAL GAGS<br />“Willi Waller 2006”<br />The most popular (based on views/votes) TAC clip<br />
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  22. 22. ANGLICISMS IN “WILLI WALLER 2006”<br />JOUAL INTERJECTIONS<br />
  23. 23. Quebec “culture”-centric videos are the most popular<br />“TAC.tv characters strike a chord of familiarity… we love to recreate ordinary and everyday situations”<br />
  24. 24. IMPORTANT PART OF QUEBEC CULTURE<br />Montreal vs. Boston<br />GREAT COMPARISON AT http://www.citynetmagazine.com/brmtlvsbstn.html<br />
  25. 25. IMPORTANT PART OF QUEBEC CULTURE<br />Montreal vs. Boston<br />
  26. 26. “hahahah! OMG that was halarious [sic]”<br />PAY ATTENTION TO THE BOSTONIAN’S ACCENT.<br />“Le gars de Boston”<br />A Boston Bruins fan and a Canadiens fan converse at a hockey game.<br />
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  28. 28. <<LE GARS DE BOSTON 2>><br />(SEQUEL NOT SHOWN IN CLASS – UPLOADED FOR THE iSITE PPT)<br />(NOT SUBTITLED – SORRY!)<br />
  29. 29. OBJECTIVES<br />CREATE A QUEBECOIS PRODUCTIONWITH A QUEBECOIS CREATORFEATURING QUEBECOIS CHARACTERSSPEAKING THE QUEBECOIS LANGUAGEAND DOING QUEBECOIS ACTIVITIES<br />
  30. 30. WHY?<br />GIVE QUEBECOIS PEOPLE SOMETHING QUEBECOIS<br />OTHER OPTIONS?<br />EXPOSURE AND PRESERVATION OF THE QUEBEC LANGUAGE AND CULTURE<br />A VERY BIG ISSUE IN QUEBEC HISTORICALLY, CULTURALLY AND POLITICALLY<br />(not to say Michel Beaudet has a political agenda)<br />
  31. 31. In August 2008, Tête à claques created an English version.<br />Some are direct translations… with the same results?<br />
  32. 32. “Halloween”<br />Third most popular clip online<br />
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  34. 34. CONTENT ANALYSIS<br />MANIFESTATION OF DIVERSITY AND CREATIVITY?<br />DIVERSITY<br />Not innately diverse<br />(see below)<br />CREATIVITY<br />Simplicity<br />
  35. 35. CONTENT ANALYSIS<br />INAPPPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN?<br />(VISUALS, LANGUAGE, STEREOTYPES)<br /><ul><li>Some visuals are classically inappropriate
  36. 36. There is “offensive language”
  37. 37. Stereotyping (self and xenophobic) is rampant</li></ul>But…<br /><ul><li>It’s Quebec culture!</li></ul>It may not be appropriate… but it is Quebecois!<br /><ul><li>Xenophobia is a joking matter
  38. 38. Rooted in French/European culture where the delineation of what is adult and what is for a child is not as harsh as in the US (humor: frivolous>vulgar)</li></li></ul><li>RECOMMEND IT?<br />THESE PEOPLE DID:<br /><ul><li>“If you want to hear the Quebec rural accent, look up Têtes à claques on the net.”
  39. 39. “…Google for Têtes à claquesfor a real immersion in Quebec joual and some funny clips as well.”
  40. 40. “You can get an idea of the differences in [French/French Canadian] accent and expression by watching Têtes à claques, which often features stereotypical, blue-collar Quebec French.”
  41. 41. “[The Quebecois] have this incredible library of slang that means nothing to me. … Half of it sounds like broken French, mixed with remnants of English, and all with one of the most unique accents I've ever heard. It's so great to hear in person … Or you could watch some Têtesà claques.”</li></li></ul><li>TAC & HT-500<br />“Children, it is argued, need to see representations of themselves and of their national cultures1on screen … Gatherings of children’s media producers [call for] support [of] domestic production for children against the pressure of the global market.”<br />(de Block & Buckingham, 2007, p. 78)<br /> 1 Many Quebecois would argue that Quebec is a nation!<br />WHY SHOW IT?<br />The importance of alsorepresenting one’s own culture<br />Compare to: Dora the Explorer; Ni Hao, Kai-lan; TingaTingaTales…<br />ITS IMPACT ON OUR WORK IN THIS CLASS?<br />Part of the idea of media’s pro-culturaleffects<br />
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  43. 43. REFERENCES<br />AlexaTraffic Analysis: Têtes à claques. Retrieved from http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/http://tetesaclaques.tv<br />“Citizen Kane”. (n/d). Which is the difference between the french of Montreal and Paris (accent)? Travel discussion forum. Retrieved from http://www.travelexpertguide.org/forum/Canada/Which-is-the-difference-between-the-french-of-Montreal-and-Paris-accent-387166.htm<br />Curran, P. (2006, January 14). With the founding of McGill University in 1821, Montreal took its first step toward becoming a four-university city with 160,000 students . The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved from http://www.fpinfomart.ca<br />de Block, L., and D. Buckingham (2007). Going global: Childhood in the age of global media. Chapter 4 in Global children, global media: Migration, media, and childhood. pp77-93. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.<br />“Jo-Ann”. (2008, May 24). Answer. French Canadian Culture - Canadian French. Retrieved from http://en.allexperts.com/q/French-Canadian-Culture-2842/2008/5/Canadian-French.htm<br />“John”. (n/d). Best answer. Quebec French and France French? Is there a difference? Retrieved from http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090113191737AALVUB7<br />Lepage, G. A. (Producer). (2006, November 12). Tout le monde en parle (Quebec) [Television broadcast]. Montreal, QC: Radio-Canada.<br />List of most common NHL playoff series. (2010). Ice Hockey Wikia. Retrieved from http://icehockey.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_most_common_NHL_playoff_series<br />McGill University. (2000, January 12). Montreal: University capital of North America. McGill newsroom. Retrieved from http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/news/item/?item_id=9692<br />Pochat, M. (n/d). Interview : Michel Beaudet, Creator of "Tête à Claques“. It’s Art Mag.com. Retrieved from http://www.itsartmag.com/features/teteaclaques/<br />Simard, A. (2007). Têtes à claques et Canoë déclassent Yahoo!. Technaute.ca. Retrieved from http://technaute.cyberpresse.ca/nouvelles/200701/24/01-12313-tetes-a-claques-et-canoe-declassent-yahoo.php<br />“Sparrowhawk”. (2007, May 25). Re: French taught in Anglophone Canada? WordReference.com Language Forums. Retrieved from http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=29957<br />

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