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Roxane Pajoul was selected to receive a Summer Research Award from the Vanderbilt Graduate School. She will travel to Martinique and Guadeloupe to do archival research and conduct interviews .

Kate Devine is the 2016-17 Vanderbilt Graduate Exchange Student. She will spend the year in Paris  where she will be a lecturer in English at The Sorbonne.

Alexandra Astier is the 2016-17 Vanderbilt Graduate Exchange Teacher coming from Paris, France.  She will teach French 1101 and serve as the French Hall Coordinator in McTyeire Hall.

Abby Broughton, Kathryn Devine, Bonnie Griffin and Cara Wilson researched and curated an 18th Century Book exhibition in the Jean and Alexandra Heard Library.  The exhibition, entitled “Sensuality and Textuality: Experiencing the 18th Century Book” will be in the Lobby of Central Library from May 2016 – March 2017.

Raquelle Bostow spent the 2015-16 academic year in Aix-Marseille Université where she served as a lecturer in English.

Diana Banegas, our 2015-16 Graduate Exchange Teacher and McTyeire French Hall Coordinator, has returned to Aix-en-Provence where she will continue work at Vanderbilt in France.

Abby Broughton, second year PhD. student in French, has just announced the launch of a second installment of her digital humanities project A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789.  http://colonyincrisis.lib.umd.edu/