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September 2019

Maupassant, l’homme qui aimait les femmes?

September 12, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Noëlle Benhamou, Associate Professor at the University of Picardie-Jules Verne, presents:  Maupassant, l’homme qui aimait les femmes. (lecture will be in French) Abstract: Reading Guy de Maupassant, France’s 19th-century master of the short story, can…

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October 2019

Samuele Pardini, Elon University

October 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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November 2019

Africa at Noon

November 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI United States
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“The Beautiful Skin: Fantasy, Football, and Cinematic Bodies in Africa” Vlad Dima, Associate Professor in African Cultural Studies and French & Italian UW Madison DESCRIPTION This presentation carries the title of my new book, which…

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19th century French poetry

November 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Riots and Revolutions in 19th-Century French Poetry Friday, November 15, 2019 4:00pm to 5:30pm The French House   Catherine Witt, Associate Professor, Reed College Poets and Riots, from Barbier to Baudelaire  The word émeute (meaning variously riot,…

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Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2019

November 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 126 Memorial Library, 728 State Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2019 “Food Education: The Culture of Taste” is the central theme of the Fourth Edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, with events taking place…

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April 2020

Lecture: Foucault: littérature et vérité

April 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Prof. Olivier Guerrier (Université de Toulouse) Lecture (in French) followed by discussion Olivier Guerrier is a leading specialist in French Renaissance literary studies, especially Montaigne (Rencontre et Renaissance : Les Essais ou le jeu du hasard…

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October 2021

White Women in Racialized Spaces or Claire Denis’s Blurred Visions of Africa

October 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  Join us via Zoom to hear from Professor Laura Ceia of California State University Long Beach present on, "White Women in Racialized Spaces or Claire Denis’s Blurred Visions of Africa." Please contact the event…

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November 2021

Virtual Public Lecture by Prof. David Gentilcore (University of Venice)

November 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

6TH Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2021 - Virtual Public Lecture (in English) Prof. DAVID GENTILCORE (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) - “Americans in Italy, or How Three Plants from the New World Changed Italian…

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