French Department responds to violence on UVA Grounds

MONTREAL
Courtesy:  Claire-Marie Brisson (PhD andidate)

"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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Jennifer Tsien’s book The Bad Taste of Others has been translated into French

August 30, 2017

Jennifer Tsien’s book The Bad Taste of Others has been translated into French.  Click here for more information.... Read»

On August 11, 2017, Gladys Saunders presented a paper titled “What does the rapid spread of /u/-fronting in American English have to do with the teaching of French phonetics?” to an enthusiastic group of participants, at PTLC 2017 (a bi-annual phonetics

August 28, 2017

 

On August 11, 2017, Gladys Saunders presented a paper titled “What does the rapid spread of  /u/-fronting in American English have to do with the teaching of French... Read»

Janet Horne gave an interview to French daily newspaper Libération, offering context and commentary on the recent traumatic events in Charlottesville (Aug. 18, 2017)

August 22, 2017

Janet Horne gave an interview to French daily newspaper Libération, offering context and commentary on the recent traumatic events in Charlottesville (Aug. 18, 2017).... Read»

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