Fall 2010 schedule


The Modern France Workshop is pleased to announce its Fall 2010 schedule. This year’s workshop will be taking place in Wieboldt 408 at 4:00 pm (unless otherwise noted).

* October 8, 4:00 pm, Wieboldt #408

JEREMY POPKIN, University of Kentucky

“You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery”

* October 22, 4:00 pm, Wieboldt, #408

STEPHANIE FRANK, PhD Candidate, History of Religions, University of Chicago

“The problem of the theological-political analogy: Malebranche, Sieyès, and ‘Representation’ in the Revolutionary National Assembly.”

* October 25, 12:00 pm, Pick Hall, #506

FRANCOISE MELONIO, Université paris Sorbonne, Institut d’Etudes Politique de Paris

“Interpreting a Correspondence: the Case of Tocqueville”

A joint session of the Worshops on Modern France and on Political Theory.

* November 5, 4:00 pm, Wieboldt, #408

EMILY OSBORN, History, University of Chicago

“Colonialism, Republicanism, and Gender in French West Africa”

* November 8, 5:00 pm, Social Science, #224 (John Hope Franklin Room)

LOIC CHARLES, Université de Paris Ouest, INED, EDIRC

“The Colonial Machine Dismantled: Science and Empire in the French Atlantic”

A joint session of the Modern France and the Early Modern Workshops.

* November 19, 4:00 pm, Wieboldt, #408

MARY ANGELO, PhD Candidate, RLL, University of Chicago

“Post-Revolutionary Women’s Fiction” Writing the Effacement of the Family”

* December 3, 4:00 pm, Wieboldt, #408

PAUL CHENEY, History, University of Chicago

“A Colonial Cul de Sac: Saint-Domingue during the American War of Independence”

We look forward to an exciting and enjoyable year!

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