Every year, visiting scholars from all over the world come to campus to share their research, knowledge and international perspectives on a wide range of subjects related to French and Francophone Studies.

Fall 2015

This semester, our Program is holding The Leanne Freas Trout French & Francophone Lecture Series on "Literary Fiction in Quest of Knowledge" (when creative writing appropriates the branches of knowledge and methods of inquiry that usually pertain to disciplines such as biology, geometry, and sociology), in accordance with the 300-level course currently being taught by Professor Nathalie Dupont (FREN 395).

"Édouard Levé : L'Exhaustion par la liste/Exhaustion Through Lists" (Lecture in French; Q&A in French/English)

Christophe Reig, Associate Researcher "Écriture de la modernité" (UMR 7172 "Thalim" Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3/CNRS/ENS)
Wednesday, December 2, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m, in Willard Smith Library || Event Poster

"How Do Lists Form/Transform Scientific Discourse? Lists As Literary Objects from Rabelais to Chevillard"

Gaspard Turin, Lecturer of French Studies at Université de Lausanne
Wednesday, November 4, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m, in Traditional Reading Room (Bertrand Library) || Event poster

"The Animal By Its/Another Name: Henri Michaux and Éric Chevillard"

Thangham Ravindranathan, Associate Professor of French Studies at Brown University
Monday, Oct. 19, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., in International Commons (COLE 151) || Event poster

“Enumeration and Potential Knowledge: Oulipian Lists”

Alison James, Associate Professor of French at the University of Chicago
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Willard Smith Library  || Event poster


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