Winter 2011 Schedule

– January 14th, 4:30PM, Wieboldt #408:
Lauren Silvers, Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago: “La vie des mots: Language, Aesthetics, and the Reading Body at the French Fin-de-Siècle”

– January 24th, 4:30PM, Fulton Hall, 4th floor, Goodspeed Hall:
A joint session of the Modern France Workshop, the Workshop on Early Modern Europe, and the Department of Music.
Peter Spragins, Lecturer, Humanities Collegiate Division, University of Chicago: “Musical Analogies to Mid-18th-Century Literary Character-Types: ‘Writing the Moment’ in a Keyboard Sonata of the ‘London’ Bach”

– January 28th, 4:30PM, Wieboldt #408:
Sarah Maza, Professor of History, Northwestern University: “Beware of Domestic Objects:  Ordinary Crime and the Uncanny in 1930s France.”

– February 11th, 4:30PM, Wieboldt #408
Robin Bates, PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Chicago: “An Empire within an Empire: Madame Campan and the Cultural Logic of Napoleonic France, 1804-1815”

– February 25th, 4:30PM, Wieboldt #408:
Larry Norman, Associate Professor, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, University of Chicago: “Rationalism, Empiricism, and Historicism in French Classical Aesthetics”

– March 11th, 4:30PM, Wieboldt #408:
Alexandra Lukes, PhD Candidate, Department of French, New York University: “Artaud’s Asylum of Nonsense: Translating Plagiarism”

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