Home » News

News

Black Leg

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

... KEEP READING

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

... KEEP READING

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


Nat

Keynote Speaker at the 20th annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literature

20th Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures. Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies When: April 3-5, 2014 Where: UNC-Chapel Hill What: Keynote Address: “Mohamed Kacimi ou le temps du désabusement”... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: No Comments »


Annette 2

Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics

Annette Joseph Gabriel, Ph.D. candidate in the French and Italian department at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., for “Women Subverting Empire: Gender and Anticolonial Politics in the Francophone World (1940-1975).” The study will examine the strategies employed by four women who were instrumental in challenging French colonial power from 1940-1975 by analyzing their written works and...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 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!

Click here for more information... KEEP READING

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


Presentation1

“Producing, Performing, & Creating Learning across the Humanities: Models of Generative Learning Assignments.”

Nathalie Dieu-Porter (Department of French and Italian) shared her French students’ projects in which they use their learning of language to develop intercultural awareness–and more.  The assignment takes students from personal explorations of beliefs (their own and others’) to public performances on a site about what it means to be human. It’s grounded in an...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized | Tags: 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 | No Comments »


courses

FRENCH COURSES OFFERED THIS FALL 2014

Fall 2014 FREN 101A Elementary French 5 Sections. MWF 8:10a – 9:00a Buttrick 112, (2) 9:10a – 10:00a  Buttrick 112 and 205, 10:10a – 11:00a Commons 320, 11:10a – 12:00p Buttrick 212. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening through an exploration of the French-speaking world. For students who have studied little or no French. No credit...... KEEP READING

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


textbooks

ITALIAN COURSES OFFERED THIS FALL 2014

  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 ITA238, City Fictions (or both). Students at any level who...... KEEP READING

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


Sheet_cake[1]

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 to Give Talk on Career in France and U.S.

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. Dr. Whidden will speak on his experiences as an American academic who has successfully negotiated a career...... KEEP READING

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