"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)

Moroccan Desert

Courtesy: Meg Gould (CLAS '15)

Jennifer Tsien to give a public lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder

Jennifer Tsien will give a public lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder on Thursday, Sept. 22 on pro-French seditious speech and song in 1790’s Spanish Louisiana, titled “Of Songs, Rumors, and Suckling Pigs: the French Revolution Goes to the Americas.” She will also be giving a seminar on the Mississippi Bubble, conspiracy theories and rumor on Wednesday 21st of September.

Articles presented at “Stendhal’s Many Lives” colloquium

Published in L’Année stendhalienne (Paris: Honoré Champion, 15, 2016), all four contributions to the colloquium “Stendhal’s Many Lives”, which took place at the University of Virginia on September 19, 2014, were recently published in L’Année stendhalienne (Paris: Honoré Champion, 15, 2016). For the organisation of this colloquium, Antoine Guibal received generous funding from the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures and the Department of French at UVA.

Antoine GUIBAL (University of Virginia)
“Avant-propos” (p. 9)

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Congratulations to graduate student Eric Essono Tsimi for the imminent publication of his new novel, "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!

February 6, 2017

UVa graduate student, Eric Essono Tsimi will have the imminent publication of his new novel "Les Ex ne meurent jamais," forthcoming from L'Orpailleur Press in a few short weeks!  Congratulations... Read»

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof. Vincent Michelot, from Sciences Po in Lyon, who joins us this semester as a visiting professor teaching an undergraduate seminar on contemporary French politics and society.

January 24, 2017

The Department of French is delighted to welcome Prof. Vincent Michelot, from Sciences Po in Lyon, who joins us this semester as a visiting professor. Professor Michelot, a long-time friend of the... Read»

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