MONTREAL
Courtesy:  Claire-Marie Brisson (PhD Candidate)

"The only thing certain is that nothing is certain."

- Pliny the Elder (as quoted by Montaigne, on the ceiling beams of his home)

Courtesy: Gary Ferguson (Faculty)

Paris Plage

Courtesy: Gary Ferguson (Faculty)

UVa in Lyon

Courtesy: Amanda Selsky (CLAS '17)

Paris

Courtesy: Ari Blatt (Faculty)

Paris

Courtesy: Anna Robinson (J-Term Paris, 2017)

Place Bellecour, Lyon

Courtesy: Maggie Stein (Staff)

Claire-Marie Brisson has become our newest published author with her first journal publication, "Toppling Statues, Towering Walls: The Tumultuous United States in the Shadows of the Canadian Global Ideal,” journal Études Canadiennes / Canadian Studies

Claire-Marie Brisson has become our newest published author with her first journal publication, "Toppling Statues, Towering Walls: The Tumultuous United States in the Shadows of the Canadian Global Ideal,” due to appear in the journal Études Canadiennes / Canadian Studies N°85 (Le Canada, refuge américain / Canada: A Refuge from the United States) this December. This journal is published in Paris by L'Association Française d'Études Canadiennes.

 

Congratulations to Alexandra Natoli, (PhD, 2016), she has won the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Fellowship to conduct research at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Alex Natoli,(PhD 2016) has won the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Fellowship to conduct research at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for four months next summer toward her current project, “Bodily Matters: Remembering Outhouse Space in the Nazi Camps.”  Alex has also secured a Visiting Assistant Professorship at Alfred University.

 

Maas Essay Deadline

The Maas Prize awards of up to $5,000 for Continued Learning about France and French-­‐Speaking Cultures

Undergraduates in all schools of the University are invited to submit 2000-2500 word essays in French on a topic concerning Franco-American relations, broadly interpreted to be any topic of a comparative nature dealing with the language, culture, politics, society, business (or some similar or allied subject) of the United States and of France or any French-speaking nation or region.

Praxis Fellows Presentation featuring French PhD Candidate Spryos Simotas along with 5 other Fellows will present their year long collaboration working on a digital humanities project May 4th. 10:30 am, Alderman 421. Lunch will follow.

The 2017-18 Praxis Fellows will present the result of their year-long collaboration working on an original digital humanities project. The event will run from 10:30-12:00 and lunch will follow. Presenters will include:

UVA and Sciences Po alum Scott Tilton has submitted an official bid for his home state of Louisiana to become part of L’Organisation Internationale de la Fracophonie.

UVA and Sciences Po alum Scott Tilton has submitted an official bid for his home state of Louisiana to become part of L’Organisation Internationale de la Fracophonie. https://france-amerique.com/fr/louisiana-applies-to-be-part-of-la-francophonie/

Click here to see his TV5 Interview .

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Hannah Holtzman, whose article on "A fifty-two-year love affair: rewatching Hiroshima mon amour after Fukushima” has appeared in the April 2018 issue of Contemporary French Civilization (Volume 43, Issue 1) !

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