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French graduate student, Sean Killackey was recently awarded the Access Achievement Award for 2013!
The Access Achievement Awards is an annual celebration of individuals
who support and contribute to access at the University of Minnesota.
Disability Services alone does not make the University of Minnesota
accessible. We rely on every member of our community. The celebration is
to recognize the people who go above and beyond the expected on making
the University steps closer to a fully accessible University for
The challenges—and rewards—of interdisciplinary work
Probing new frontiers is both difficult and rewarding. For Corbin Treacy, a graduate student in French whose work focuses on Algeria’s tumultuous public life following the country’s independence from France in 1962, crossing disciplinary boundaries means learning the landscapes of Algeria’s political climate, economy, and intellectual culture, in addition to theories of memory, transitional justice, and historiography.
PhD Candidate Department of French and Italian Corbin Treacy to Present at CHGS (Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies) Workshop
Interdisciplinary Workshop for Graduate Students and Faculty Holocaust, Genocide and Mass Violence Studies
Friday, March 1
Room 710 Social Sciences
Aesthetics and Aftermath: Algeria 1962-2012
Christophe Wall-Romana: A quick announcement that Jiewon was awarded a William W. Stout Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year, and was selected for "her excellent academic record and professional promise." Kudos to her adviser, Bruno, and her other recommender Rembert (GSD)!!
Fellowships for Graduate Students and Recent Ph.D. recipients:
The Institut Français d’Amérique announces it annual competition for fellowships to support research in France. Up to four $1500 awards are available for living in France (not travel to France) to conduct research for a period of at least one month in the summer or fall of 2013. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2013.
The application process is now completed on-line, and information can be found here: http://institut.web.unc.edu/application/
We would like to invite the French & Italian and English departments to the Fall Symposium of the Graduate Students of French of Italian, which will take place on Friday, October 5th from 1pm to 4pm in Nicholson 145. The presenters are Kate Droske and Jiewon Baek.
More information and details will follow in the coming weeks.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact either Courtney Pyrtle (firstname.lastname@example.org) or I (email@example.com)
We look forward to seeing you there.
Courtney and Déborah
A conference entitled French-American Conversations on Psychoanalysis, will be held at the University of Chicago on October 14 -15, 2011.
Séverine has been awarded a fellowship!
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).
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:
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.
Friday, April 13, 2012 from 9-11:30 a.m.
University Hotel Minneapolis - Ballroom
615 Washington Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
The event is free, but registration is required due to limited space.
Our own Prof. Dan Brewer was among the faculty honored by the 2011 COGS Outstanding Faculty Award!
Dramaturged by our very own Sophie Kerman!
Congratulations to our faculty for these awards, which support for research in the arts, design, and the humanities: