Fall Quarter 2014 Schedule

The Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Modern France and the Francophone World is pleased to announce its Fall 2014 schedule.  We meet alternate Fridays at 4.00pm in the John Hope Franklin Room (Social Sciences 224), unless otherwise noted.

This Friday, October 3, Geneviève Rousselière, Harper-Schmidt Fellow in the Social Sciences Division, will be presenting a book chapter entitled “Constant’s Challenge: Imagining a Republic for the Moderns.”

 Future Workshops

Friday, October 17:  Hall Bjornstad, Associate Professor of French, IU-Bloomington, “After the Sun: Royal Succession and Unruly Exemplarity in the Memoirs of Louis XIV”.

Friday, October 31:  Emily Marker, PhD Candidate in History, “The Multiple Logics of Postwar Laïcité: Negotiating French Secularism Across Metropolitan, Europeanist and Franco-African Youth & Education Policy, 1944-1950”.

Friday, November 14:  Liam Mannix, PhD Candidate in History, “Patriotism, Productivity, and Rural Investment: the Political Economy of the Landowning Clergy in Enlightenment France, 1750-1788”.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WORKSHOP WILL EXCEPTIONALLY BEGIN AT 3:30pm on this date. The location remains the same.

Friday, December 5 :  Mollie McFee, PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature, “Beyond Translation: La matrice féconde of Frankétienne’s roman (en) créole.” PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WORKSHOP WILL EXCEPTIONALLY MEET IN WIEDBOLT 207.

A wine and cheese reception will follow each Workshop session.  We hope you will mark your calendars and join us this quarter!

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