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Winter Quarter 2022

Friday January 14, 12:00 pm « La poésie française de 1960 à aujourd’hui au prisme de la réception de Pierre Reverdy », by Julia Pont, PhD Candidate in French Literature at Paris-Nanterre Université, France. Friday January 21, 12:00 pm “Dissertation … Continue reading

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Autumn Quarter 2021

Friday October 22, 3:30 pm “Charron, Gassendi, and the Transmission of Montaigne’s Epistemology into 17th-Century French Thought”, by Benjamin Ransom, PhD Candidate in French and Francophone Literatures, The University of Chicago. Friday November 5, 3:30 pm “Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining … Continue reading

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Spring Quarter 2020

Spring Quarter 2020 May 1: Fanny Malègue, PhD Candidate in History at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales, “Imposer la souveraineté par le chiffre ? Les recensements corses et l’État d’Ancien Régime” (12 noon CST, Zoom meeting) May 15: Esther Van … Continue reading

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Winter Quarter, 2020

January 10: David Ansari, Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences, “The Politics of Diversity in Psychotherapy in France” (4pm, John Hope Franklin Room, SSRB 224)   January 24: Bastien Craipain, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures, “There Is No … Continue reading

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Autumn Quarter 2019

Autumn Quarter 2019 October 4: Classical Antiquity and Modern Institutions in France Conference (10am – 5pm, Logan Center for the Arts 801) See program here. October 18: Hollis Clayson, Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University (Art History), … Continue reading

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Spring Quarter 2019

April 5: Johanna Pacyga, PhD Candidate in Anthropology: “Growing an African Church: Indigenous Sisters and the Expansion of the French Mission to Senegal.” Discussant: Deirdre Lyons, PhD Candidate in History (4pm, John Hope Franklin Room, SSRB 224) April 12: Paul … Continue reading

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WINTER QUARTER 2019 January 10, 12:30pm: Stephen Sawyer, Professor of History, American University of Paris. Book Talk: Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880 (University of Chicago Press, 2018) Room: John Hope Franklin, SSRB 224 January 25, 4pm: Deirdre … Continue reading

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Fall 2018

FALL QUARTER 2018 Friday, October 5, 4 pm: Eric Jennings, Professor of History at the University of Toronto The Martinique Corridor, 1940-1941: Rescue or Expulsion? John Hope Franklin room (SS 224) Friday, October 19, 4 pm: Michele Kenfack, PhD candidate in … Continue reading

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Spring 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 12pm: Anne Cheng, Professor at the Collège de France, “Chinese Philosophy’ Between France and America.” John Hope Franklin (SS224). Friday April 27, 4pm: Céline Spector, Professor of Philosophy at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, “Éloges de l’injustice / In Praise of Injustice.” John … Continue reading

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Winter 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 5pm: A joint workshop with Transnational Modern Europe: Suzanne Kaufman, Associate Professor of History at Loyola, “Incident at Sousse: African Soldiers, Foreign Legionnaires, and the Paradox of Colonial Policing in 1930s Tunisia”   Friday, January 19, 4pm: Ellen McClure, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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