Spring 2015 Schedule

Spring 2015 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be from 12:00-1:30pm. RSVP -- lunch provided.

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Wednesday, February 4, 12:30-2:00pm (note different time)

Location: 4125A Dwinelle Hall (CLFA Conference Room)

Corine Stofle (PhD Candidate, French) - Frankétienne and Haitian Spiralism

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Wednesday, March 4

Location: 306 Wheeler Hall

Vanessa Agard-Jones - Pesticides, Sexual Politics, and Postcoloniality in Martinique

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Vanessa Agard-Jones (Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale) will be giving a lecture (“Body Burdens: Soil, Sediment, and Accretive Violence in Martinique”) on Monday, March 9 3:30-5:00pm in 575 McCone Hall

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Wednesday, March 11, 2:00-3:00pm (note different time)

Location: 4125A Dwinelle Hall (CLFA Conference Room)

The History of Creole Studies and the Sociolinguistics of Creoles

*A joint meeting with the Romance Linguistics working group*

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Wednesday, March 18

Location: 450 Wheeler Hall

Corine Stofle (PhD Candidate, French) - Can the Subaltern Laugh?

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Wednesday, April 15 (Note DATE and ROOM Change)

Location: 4125A Dwinelle Hall (CLFA Conference Room)

Caitlin Scholl (PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature) - Reading for Plots: Neoliberal Conspiracy and Narrative Form in Recent Francophone African Cultural Production

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Wednesday, April 22

Location: 306 Wheeler Hall

Jason Xidias (Visiting Student Researcher, History; PhD Candidate, King’s College London) - A Comparative Analysis of Immigration and Citizenship in Britain and France

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