Archives March 2011

"Humanities, For Sake of Humanity:" Inside Higher Ed

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Dan Berrett's report on the Symposium on the Future of the Humanities is worth a read:

CSCL Colloquium featuring Greta Bliss: 3:30, 3/25 (Nicholson 325)

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"Translation Routes"
Friday March 25th at 3:30pm
Nicholson Hall 325

Akshya Saxena, "In Other Words: Reading Dainik Jagran's Sangini"
Dan Dooghan, "Polytopic Texts and Incremental Apprehension: Republican China's Contribution to Translation Theory"
Michelle Baroody, "The Untimeliness of World Literature"
Greta Bliss, "Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Vital Antagonisms of Maghrebi Untranslation"
The 2011 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival launches next month! is slated for April 14 through May 5 - presenting over 180 films from some 60 countries at the five-screen St. Anthony Main Theatre. For three weeks, the Twin Cities celebrates the arrival of the best of international and independent filmmaking in the region. We are thrilled to present 13 French films in conjunction with the Year of France in Minnesota!

Performance: "Albertine en cinq temps" (4/15, 7pm, St. Kate's)

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The Department of International Languages and Literatures at Saint Catherine University and its French colleagues from the ACTC institutions including Hamline, St Thomas, and Macalester would like to invite you to attend a single evening's performance of Albertine en cinq temps, an adaptation of the play by French Canadian playwright Michel Tremblay, by Théâtre de la Chandelle Verte on Friday April 15, Friday, 2011 at Saint Catherine University in the Recital Hall located in the Music Building on the Saint Paul campus.

CFP: 16th/17th-century panels at MLA (3/15/11; Seattle 1/5-8/12)

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The Division on Seventeenth-Century French Literature of the MLA announces its Calls for Papers for 3 sessions, including a joint round table with the Division on Sixteenth-Century French Literature:

CIEE: Encountering Contemporary French Theory

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Interested in an intensive academic summer experience? Consider CIEE's program with the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. Open to graduate students and undergraduates.

Dépêche de Klaeber Court: Prof. Judith Preckshot

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I asked Prof Judith Preckshot about what she's working on right now, and she told me about a fascinating and timely graduate seminar she's preparing for next semester:

This Friday (3/11) UMN's political theory colloquium will host Jill Locke (Political Science and Women's Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College). Jill will briefly present her work "Rousseau, The Misfit's Hero," followed by a longer discussion. The colloquium will be in 1314 Social Sciences at 1:30; coffee will be served.

The paper is at

If you're in New York this weekend, catch up with our own Dan Brewer at ARTFL's annual conference on the Encyclopédie, this year at Fordham University.

Language Study in French for Graduate Students

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Are you interested in perfecting your French? Consider Bryn Mawr's Avignon Institute, which is one of the few with a graduate component.

Dépêche de Paris: Lia Mitchell from the rue Oberkampf

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Lia Mitchell, our Exchange Fellow in Paris, writes us about Canals on Mars, the invasion midwestern vowels of Paris, and the so-called original LouLou :


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