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

Posted by on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in france, lectures, news, travel.

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 9th

Seth Whidden is associate professor of French at Villanova University. His research focuses primarily on nineteenth-century French literature. He is Associate Editor of Nineteenth-Century French Studies and coeditor-in-chief of Parade sauvage and Revue Verlaine.

Dr. Whidden has published a monograph, edited volumes of essays, critical editions, articles, and translations on issues related to literary collaboration and the crisis of the lyric subject in nineteenth-century French poetry, as well as articles on hip-hop culture and baseball.

His current research, on issues of authority and authorship in nineteenth-century French literature, includes a monograph on literary authority during Second Empire France.

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