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“Cultural Modernism in the Americas III: The French and Italian Avant-Garde.” October 23rd-24th, in The W.T. Bandy Center

When: October 23rd – 24th Where: W.T. Bandy Center, 8th Floor, Central Library What: “Cultural Modernism in the Americas III: The French and Italian Avant-Garde.” Conference Program: PROGRAM Avant-Garde Symposium... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: No Comments »


Black Leg

Congratulations to Prof. Lynn Ramey on her new book! Black Legacies, Race and the European Middle Ages

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Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


Andrea

The Department of French and Italian is pleased to announce that Andrea Mirabile has been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure

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Posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


The proceedings of the 2013 Cultural Modernism in the Americas conference in the Bandy Center are forthcoming in AmeriQuests in April!

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Posted on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments »


Paul B. Miller publishes two articles

  Paul B. Miller, Assistant Professor of French, has published “I Hear Therefore I Know: Post-Dictatorial Traumatic Expression and Death and the Maiden“ in Studies in American Jewish Literature and “La plus froide ironie: distance et proximité ethnographiques chez Alejo Carpentier et René Maran” in Presence Africaine.... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »


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FRENCH COURSES OFFERED THIS SPRING 2015

        SPRING 2015   FREN 101B: Introduction to French in the World MWF 09:10a – 10:00a Buttrick Hall 309 Courchamp, Nicolas MWF 12:10p – 01:00p Buttrick Hall 309 Bostow, Raquelle MWF 02:10p – 03:00p Buttrick Hall 309 Dunn, Jennifer MWF 01:10p – 02:00p Buttrick Hall 309 Devine, Kate MWF 10:10a – 11:00a...... KEEP READING

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ITALIAN COURSES OFFERED THIS SPRING 2015

      If you have completed (or are currently completing) 101a, you should continue with ITA 101b. If you have completed ITA 103 in the past, or are currently completing ITA 200, to continue with classes taught in Italian you should enroll in ITA214, Conversation, or ITA280: Italian Visual Culture. Students at any level...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 in Courses | Tags: Comments Off


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Way to go Future Graduates! Join us as we honor our French and Italian students at our Senior Reception 2013!

Thursday April 18th, 2013 Furman Hall 208 @ 5:00 PM Awards, Prizes, and Refreshments! We will announce the winners of the Lancaster Prize in Italian and the Gardner Prize in French. Amélie de Gaulle, representing the French Consulate, will present the French government prizes. Any questions regarding this event should be directed to Tamra.m.hicks@vanderbilt.edu or...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, April 15th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »


Paul B. Miller to present lecture

Paul B. Miller, Assistant Professor of French, Caribbean and Latin American Studies,  will be presenting a lecture at the Gordon Jewish Community Center on “Jews and Judaism in Latin American and Caribbean Literature” on Wednesday, April 17 at 7pm.... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »


Manet Drawing of Baudelaire

April 2013 Conference “Cultural Modernism in the Americas I: Québec” at the W. T. Bandy Center

April the 18th and 19th A two-day international conference will be held in the W. T. Bandy Center (in the Central Library). Guests from Québec and Canada will be speaking in French and English about the emergence of modernity in Québec and the ways in which this process was influenced by French modernism. Several speakers will...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »


April Stevens Recipient of Research Award

April Stevens, an ABD student in French, has received a College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Award. Congratulations, April!... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013 in france, Graduate program, news, travel | No Comments »


Wagnerian Talk on February 8th

The Department of French and Italian is proud to co-sponser a lecture entitled “What is Isolde Inhaling? Modernity, Meaning & Wagner’s Music.” Nickolas Vazsonyi of the University of South Carolina, will speak on this topic at 3:10 p.m. on February 8th in 206 Buttrick Hall. A reception follows in the Max Kade Center.... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 in lectures, news | No Comments »


Dr. Whidden and Dr. Ridge to host “Journée d’études: Arthur Rimbaud et les Zutistes”

The Department of French and Italian welcomes Dr. Seth Whidden of Villanova University. Dr. Whidden will be a Pascal Pia fellow at the W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French studies from April 8th through April 12th. Title:”Journée d’études: Arthur Rimbaud et les Zutistes” Place: W.T. Bandy Center, Central Library Time: 3:10, Tuesday April...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013 in france, lectures, news, travel | No Comments »


Professor Elsa Filosa to be Honored at Reception

On Monday, February 4th, there will be a reception at 4:15 p.m. at the Robert Penn Warren Center in honor of Vanderbilt faculty who published books in 2012. Congratulazioni, professoressa Filosa!  ... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013 in articles and books, italy, news | No Comments »


Willie Geist, VU ‘97 – TODAY Show Host Uses French in Interview

Alumnus Willie Geist, ’97, TODAY Show host shares this quote with us after using his French in an interview with actor Bradley Cooper: “In four years of highlights at Vanderbilt, the biggest was my time in Aix-en-Provence with the Vanderbilt-in-France program. The French language took me that semester to corners of Europe I never thought I’d...... KEEP READING

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