21st Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium

April 5, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Bird Library

Please join us for the 21st Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium on Friday, April 13 from 9:30 AM to 6 PM in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Benjamin Peak, a Ph.D. student in French at John Hopkins University will give the keynote address and special tribute to Professor Hope Glidden at 1:30 PM. The French Colloquium provides the opportunity for graduate and undergraduate to share their recent research.


9:30-10 AM Breakfast

10-10:15 AM Opening Words and Stefano Giannini’s remarks

10:15-10:40 AM Barbara Opar “Lost in history: a brief introduction to Guillaume Bouchet

10:40-11:05 AM Ninon Bartz “Existe-t-il un regard féminin dans l’ouevre d’Agnès Varda?”

11:05-11:15 AM Coffee Break

11:15-11:40 AM Meggan Girardin “Politique et esthétique: la guerre d’Indochine dans le cinema français de la Nouvelle Vague”

11:40-noon Grace Hildreth “L’Importance du roman épistolaire pour les femmes écrivains pendant les 17ème et 18ème siècles”

Noon-12:30 PM Nicole Wallenbrock “Post-traumatic atomic horror: Gerboise Bleue in Djinns (Sandra and Hughes Martin, 2010)”

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch Break

1:30-2 PM Benjamin Peak “Literary Wanderings: In Search of a Topos of Rêverie”

2:10-3:20 PM The Round Table

3:20-3:30 PM Coffee Break

3:30-4 PM Pi Delta Phi Honor Society Induction Ceremony

4:05-5:45 PM Film Screening “Les Stances á Sophie”

This event is sponsored and organized by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics with the assistance of the Syracuse University Libraries.

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