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Congratulations to Paul B. Miller for his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure appointment

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Professor Paul B. Miller has been invited to present his research on the topic of Latin American and Caribbean Jewish writers at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) on April 26, 2017.

Professor Paul B. Miller has been invited to present his research on the topic of Latin American and Caribbean Jewish writers at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) on April 26, 2017.... KEEP READING

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Nathan Dize published an interview with Susan Pickford, the translator of Jean Métellus’ play Anacaona, in the Caribbean Studies journal SX Salon

  Nathan Dize published  an interview  with Susan Pickford, the translator of Jean Métellus’ play Anacaona,  in the Caribbean Studies journal SX Salon 24, Februrary 2017. This interview is part of a series he edits on H-Net Haiti called “Haiti in Translation. Read the interview here.  ... KEEP READING

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Andrea Mirabile published an article on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s (mis)reading of Ezra Pound in “Letteratura e letterature”

  “Pound e Pasolini: tra polemica ideologica e magistero formale.” Letteratura e letterature 11 (2017): 13-20.   http://www.libraweb.net/articoli.php?chiave=200709801&rivista=98... KEEP READING

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Anthère Nzabatsinda recently published « Poésie et langue ésotérique chez l’Abbé Alexis Kagame, Poète du Rwanda » in RYTHME ET SENS .

« Cet ouvrage représente une rencontre, celle des poètes avec leurs lecteurs, celle de textes poétiques et de leurs interprètes, celle des esprits qui s’expriment et qui s’évertuent à se comprendre. Tous les auteurs publiés ici se sont donné pour but d’éclaircir des textes de poètes connus, de poètes provenant de différents pays et de différentes...... KEEP READING

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Daniel Ridge curates the VU fine Arts Gallery exhibit The Dada Effect: An Anti-Aesthetic and Its Influences

THE DADA EFFECT: AN ANTI-AESTHETIC AND ITS INFLUENCE To Learn more click here.... KEEP READING

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Holly Tucker’s newest book, “City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic and the First Police Chief of Paris” receives recognition

Holly Tucker’s newest book, “City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic and the First Police Chief of Paris” has been selected as one of the American Library Association’s “Spring Picks” and is among the “Most Anticipated Books” for history from Publisher’s Weekly. To read more: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/detail.aspx?ID=4294992668... KEEP READING

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Nathan Dize reviews a new translation of the Haitian novel Stella

Vanderbilt French Graduate Student Nathan Dize reviews a new translation of the Haitian novel  Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution by Emeric Bergeaud. Edited by Lesely S. Curtis and Christen Mucher. New York: New York University Press, 2015. xxxviii + 195 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-9240-2. Read the review here:https://networks.h-net.org/node/116721/reviews/163202/dize-bergeaud-stella-novel-haitian-revolution... KEEP READING

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Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us. Italian Prof. Andrea Mirabile will lead discussion in the Belcourt 8-part film seminar

Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us | Events | The Belcourt Theatre Full Seminar Pass: $175/$140 (Belcourt member) | Click here to BUY FULL SEMINAR PASS (on sale now) Single Session Tickets: $25/$20 (Belcourt members) | On sale Tues, Jan 17 at 10am When we watch a film, the experience tends to wash over us. We pay...... KEEP READING

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Paul Miller’s book chapter “Boukman in Books: Tracing a legendary Genealogy” was published in The Caribbean Oral Tradition,

“Boukman and Books: Tracing a legendary genealogy.” The Caribbean Oral Tradition: Literature, Performance, and Practice. Studies in Oral History. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 167 – 190. To access the article click here.  ... KEEP READING

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FRIT Grad Students Abby Broughton and Nathan Dize have published an update of their digital project “A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789”.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest update of our digital project A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789. “A Colony in Crisis is a digital exhibition that addresses a colonial flashpoint, the moment when failed grain harvests in France fueled escalating political tensions between white planters in Saint-Domingue...... KEEP READING

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Virginia Scott and Cara Wilson will present a workshop on Friday, November 4, at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association entitled Mapping La Princesse de Clèves.

November 4, Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association French Workshop: Mapping La Princesse de Clèves Room: Franklin Presenters: Virginia Scott, Vanderbilt University & Cara Wilson, Vanderbilt University Presider: Saralee Peccolo-Taylor, Pellissippi State Community College La Carte de Tendre and La Princesse de Clèves — What is the connection between these two 17th...... KEEP READING

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Nathan Dize published a new interview on H-Net Haiti with the translators of Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution

The series, entitled Haiti in Translation, features interviews with scholars and translators of fiction and non-fiction relating to Haiti in Haitian Creole, English and French. The goal of the series is to highlight the work of translators working on projects relating to Haiti, to draw attention to new additions to the field of French and...... KEEP READING

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Andrea Mirabile published an article in Italica on the intersections between literature, biography, and art history in the work of Anna Banti.

Andrea Mirabile. “Lorenzo Lotto di Anna Banti: fra Longhi e Berenson.” Italica 93.2 (2016): 262-273.... KEEP READING

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Congratulations to Lynn Ramey for receiving the SEC faculty grant

Congratulations to Lynn Ramey for receiving the SEC faculty grant to further her work with Daniel O’Sullivan at the University of Mississippi on her 3-D historical immersive environment, “Brendan’s Voyage” designed to teach medieval French language and culture!... KEEP READING

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