Department of French and Italian

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Sep 27, 2018
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Hear from current Italian PhD student Lauren Surovi on "Life, Love, and the Literary: Cultural Power and Prestige in Renaissance Marriage Chests." Part of the Chazen Museum's "Gallery Talks" initiative.

Oct 4, 2018
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Quayson will slowly elaborate the concept of spatial morphology as an outcome of his book on Oxford Street and, how, after its publication, this concept impacted how Quayson thinks about literature and other fields. 

Feb 16, 2018
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This presentation tackles some compelling questions on how do women artists address, engage with and negotiate specific political issues through art, and most importantly, how politicized forms of creativity is an act of ‘archiving defiance’. 

Mar 12, 2018
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Talk by French Canadian writer KIM THÚY: de l’écriture migrante à l’écriture transculturelle 

4:00-6:00, The French House (633 N Frances Street) 

Talk in French followed by a reception

Oct 25, 2018
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Enzo Traverso is an Italian historian who has written on issues relating to the Holocaust and totalitarianism.

Nov 16, 2017
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Lecture by Massimo Montanari, Professor of Food History at the University of Bologna. 

Oct 19, 2017
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Lecture by Francesca Brencio

Oct 17, 2017
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Living Room, a talk by Warren Motte, College Professor of Distinction, University of Colorado-Boulder

About the talk: The talk, in English, will discuss how space is imagined in works by Georges Perec and Edmond Jabès