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French Graduate Student Abby Broughton, selected as 2019 outstanding graduate student by CALICO

May. 14, 2019—Congratulations to Abby Broughton for being selected as this year’s outstanding graduate student by the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)!  She will be honored at the annual meeting in Montreal (where we will be making a presentation together) on May 24, 2019.

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Professor Elsa Filosa was selected for a Global Research & Engagement Micro-Grant funding

May. 14, 2019—Congratulations to Vanderbilt Italian Professor Elsa Filosa who was awarded a Global Research & Engagement Micro-Grant for her project co-sponsoring an International Conference at the Florentine Carthusian Monastery. Carthusian monastery “Certosa di Firenze”, built in the fourteenth century, is located on the summit of Mount Acuto, also called “Holy Mount”, near Galluzzo, a town today part of...

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French Professor Hervé ALLET passed away on April 21, 2019 in Nîmes where he lived in retirement.

Apr. 25, 2019—Hervé ALLET, Ph.D. from Illinois and B.A. Maîtrise from Montpellier, former Assistant Professor of French, who taught in the Department of French and Italian & worked as Director in the Vanderbilt-in-France French Program at Aix-en-Provence, has died. He passed away on April 21, 2019 in Nîmes (Southern France) where he lived in retirement. He was...

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Professor Holly Tucker to lead the Robert Penn Warren Center

Mar. 4, 2019—Celebrated A&S professor to lead the Robert Penn Warren Center by Ann Marie Deer Owens Feb. 8, 2019, 8:54 AM Professor of French Holly Tucker will be the next director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities (courtesy of Kimberly Wylie) Holly Tucker, a professor of French and critically acclaimed author who has embraced the...

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Frist Museum Exhibit- Paris 1900: City of Entertainment

Oct. 26, 2018—From October 12, 2018 to January 6, 2019, Nashville’s Frist Museum will feature Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, an exposition revealing to beauty and decadence of the Belle Époque in Paris, told through elegant posters, oil paintings of parties, fashion from the time, and more. On October 26, 2018, starting at 6:00 pm, the event “Frist Friday:...

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The French Department is co-sponsoring “Au cœur de Mai 68,” a traveling exhibition of 43 previously unpublished photos of the 1968 Paris protests

Jul. 19, 2018— “Au cœur de Mai 68,” an exhibition of photos  by Philippe Gras and a film by Dominique Beaux Vanderbilt University Law School lower level April 30 – November 16, 2018 Vanderbilt is hosting an exhibition on the May ’68 French student and labor protests featuring 43 previously unpublished images taken by acclaimed photographer Philippe Gras....

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Congratulations to Andrea Mirabile on his new book: Ezra Pound e l’arte italiana. Fra le Avanguardie e D’Annunzio

Jul. 9, 2018—Ezra Pound e l’arte italiana. Fra le Avanguardie e D’Annunzio. Olschki: Firenze, 2018.     For more details, click here.

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Congratulation to Letizia Modena for being selected for the Provost Research Studio Program

Nov. 2, 2017—Letizia Modena, Associate Professor of Italian, was selected for the Provost Research Studio Program, 2017-18. The Provost Research Studio Program provides funds to bring to Vanderbilt scholars with expertise in the selected faculty member’s research area to comment constructively on his or her scholarship. The funds may be used, for example, to bring researchers to...

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Quebec Roots Band, Genticorum, performs at Vanderbilt in Sarratt Cinema, Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 8 PM

Aug. 9, 2017—Quebec Roots Band, Genticorum Monday, Oct 30, 2017  8:00 PM  Sarratt Cinema   For more than a decade, Genticorum (www.genticorum.com)  has been a fixture on the international world, traditional, folk & Celtic music circuit. Firmly rooted in the soil of their native Quebec, this dynamic trio incorporates today’s North American and European folk cultures into their...

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