Fall Quarter 2015 Schedule

The Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Modern France and the Francophone World meets every other Friday at 4.00pm in the John Hope Franklin Room (Social Sciences 224), unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Oct. 2 (4pm): Yann Robert, Assistant Professor of French Literature, University of Illinois at Chicago. “Out of (the) Order: The Eighteenth Century’s Invention of the Modern Lawyer-Actor.”

Friday, Oct. 16 (4pm): Liam Mannix, PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago. “Beyond the Counter-Enlightenment: Reinventing Church Landownership for a Regenerated France.” (WB 207)

Friday, Oct. 30 (4pm): Xavier Wrona, Professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Saint-Étienne (France). “The Case for a New Disciplinary Field in the Social Sciences: Architecture and the Thinking of Totality.”

Friday, Nov. 13: In lieu of our afternoon meeting, we invite you to participate in the conference “Fiction/Non-Fiction: The Uses and Truths of Literature,” organized by Alison James, Associate Professor of French Literature in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago.

Friday, Dec. 4 (4pm): Linsey Sainte-Claire, PhD Candidate in French, University of Chicago. “La folie du pouvoir.”

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