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633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States

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

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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February 2020

Merci, mais non merci: Black Ecology in a Creole Context

February 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Bénédicte Boisseron Associate Professor of Afroamerican & African Studies University of Michigan, Ann Arbor  In ecological terminology, commensalism refers to a class of relationship in which two organisms mutually benefit without affecting each other: there…

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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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