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FRIT Research Seminars

September 29, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

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One event on October 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 Research Seminar Series in the Department of French & Italian.



September 29th Presentations:

  • Loren Eadie: “Hidden in plain sight? Homoerotic imagery in Angelo Poliziano’s early Italian poetry”
  • Sandra Descourtis: “Language variations in contemporary French TV shows: the case for introducing argot and verlan in foreign language classroom to foster learner’s sociolinguistic competence”
  • Anne Vila: “Convulsive Theatrics in Eighteenth-Century France, from the Convulsionnaires to the Secular Stage”







October 27th Presentations:

  • Eric Wistrom: “Intermediality and the Collective Narration of the Self: Facebook’s Chronique de Aliyah: L’amour à la Ghetto Youth”
  • Jan Miernowski: “Virtually Dead. Lessons from Affective Computing.”
  • Andrea Quaini: “The prophet and the city: the prophet Jeremiah in Dante’s Commedia”






November 19th Presentations:

  • Jason Yackee: “Imperial Farce? The Coronation of Bokassa the First and the (Failed) Manufacture of Charisma”
  • Eliza Liu: “Montaigne and Covid 19”
  • Josh Armstrong: “Decomposing Forms: Morbidity, Absurdism and Ecology in Contemporary French Literature”




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September 29, 2021
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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