The Social Science Research Council has awarded Rachel an International Dissertation Research Fellowship for 2012, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Rachel will be doing research at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris), and at the Biblioteca Marciana (Venice).
Archives April 2012
Anna was awarded a Hella Mears Graduate Fellowship for Summer 2012 for her dissertation, "Tragedy and the Ethics of Resistance Rights in Early Modern French Theater."
Kudos to Tracy Rutler, who will be spending next year in France on a Fulbright Fellowship to research her dissertation project, "Family Remains: The Politics of Legacy in Eighteenth-Century French Literature."
Rachel Gibson took a moment to write us from Montpellier where she is spending the year. French bureaucracy and the travails of teaching the Monroe Doctrine to first-year students at Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 almost got the best of her, but she's got back to her research. She writes:
Andrea Ciccarelli is Professor of Italian at Indiana University. He has published widely on Italian literature and culture, with a particular emphasis on modern and contemporary writers. His current book projects are on Exile, Migration, Borders in Contemporary Italian Culture and Tradition and Innovation in Modern Italian Culture. Andrea Ciccarelli is the editor of Italica, the quarterly journal of the American Association of Teachers of Italian.
Monday, April 23, 2012
3:00 pm, Folwell 10
A reception follows the lecture.
"Why Did the 20th Century Take Sade Seriously?"
Friday April 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm
A reception will follow the lecture.
Human Rights Graduate Minor Colloquium, "Human Rights Research in Action"
Leah Entenmann & Corbin Treacy
Monday April 23, 2012, 3:30 pm
260 Social Sciences
Congratulations to Vlad Dima! Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Union College, Vlad will be taking a position as an Assisant Professor in French at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. His area of specialty will be Francophone Film.
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships permit students to research and write in collaboration with faculty mentors in interdisciplinary centers on campus.