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Announcing Cultural Modernism IV: Baudelaire in Japan, November 5-6, 2015

Cultural Modernism IV: Baudelaire in Japan, November 5-6, 2015 For more information contact the W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies  ... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


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Elsa Filosa was named the Harvard University Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for 2015-16, a Villa I Tatti Fellowship for research on the Italian Renaissance

        Elsa Filosa, Andrew W Mellon Fellow Boccaccio and the Florentine Coup (1360-61) 2015-2016 The Harvard University Center awards fifteen Villa I Tatti Fellowships annually, each for twelve months, for post-doctoral research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance from the 14th to the 17th century. Fellows live in the Florence area and have...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


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Congratulations to Robert Barsky on his new book: Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and the Plight of People Deemed ‘Illegal’

  Professor Robert Barsky’s newest book applies insights from the realms of language theory, literature and law to the complex interaction between undocumented immigrants and host countries. Published by Routledge Law, it will appear in the summer of 2015. http://www.routledgementalhealth.com/books/details/9781138849488/... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


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Holly Tucker’s Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution was awarded a China Times Book prize

Holly Tucker’s Blood Work:  A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution was awarded a China Times Book prize, the most prestigious publishing award in Taiwan.... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in Uncategorized | Tags: Comments Off


Deauville Teaching Program 2015-16 Announced

Two teaching internships in Deauville, France, will be awarded to a French-speaking candidate who has experience or promise as a teacher of English for young students.  The selected intern will teach English in the primary schools of Deauville for the entire academic year of 2015-2016. To see a brief overview of the program and the...... KEEP READING

Posted on Sunday, December 14th, 2014 in france, internships, jobs, news, travel, Undergraduate program | Comments Off


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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 conferences, Uncategorized | Comments Off


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Congratulations to Lynn Ramey on her new book: Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

      “A provocative study of western racial attitudes. Ramey adds an important, likely controversial, and well-written scholarly challenge to the argument that racism in the West was the product of nineteenth-century science.”–Hamilton Cravens, coeditor of Race and Science “The significance of this book extends beyond the medieval past. Black Legacies shows that behind myths of...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 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 | Comments Off


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 | 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 | Comments Off


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 | Comments Off


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 | Comments Off


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 | Comments Off


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 | Comments Off


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 | Comments Off