Spring 2014 Schedule

 Spring 2014 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be from 11:30am-1:30pm in 4104 Dwinelle (Comparative Literature Conference Room). RSVP -- lunch provided.

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Friday, February 21

Françoise Lionnet's Recent Writings, Part I:

"Thinking through the Minor, Transnationally" (co-written with Shu-mei Shih) and "Parcours intellectuel, itinéraire culturel et personnel"

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Monday, March 3

Workshop on Jonathan Haddad's (PhD Candidate, French) Article: 

"The Great Turkish Literature Debate: French Erudites and the Question of Turkish Letters, 1727-1738"

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Friday, March 14, 2:00-3:00pm (Note Different Time)

Annette Boudreau (Université de Moncton):

"Que veut dire être francophone au Canada?"

Organized by the Francophone Studies Working Group, the Romance Linguistics Group, the Canadian Studies Program, the French Department, and the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco.

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Monday, March 17 (Note Room Change)

Françoise Lionnet's Recent Writings, Part II:

"Shipwrecks, Slavery, and the Challenge of Global Comparison: From Fiction to Archive in the Colonial Indian Ocean" and "The Creolization of Theory" (co-written with Shu-mei Shih)

Location: 7205 Dwinelle Hall (Level F, Classics Department)

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Monday, March 31

12:00-2:00pm (Note DIfferent Time)

Lunch Seminar with Françoise Lionnet (UCLA): 

"Cosmopolitanism and Creolization: The Indian Ocean and the Caribbean"

Location: 4337 Dwinelle (Comparative Literature Library)

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5:00-7:00pm

Lecture by Françoise Lionnet (UCLA): 

"The Succes of Failure? Revolutions in Indian Ocean Literature"

Location: 3335 Dwinelle

Followed by a reception.

Françoise Lionnet's visit is co-sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the French Department, the Comparative Literature Department, the Center for African Studies, the Center for Southeast Asia Studies, and the Center for South Asia Studies.

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Monday, April 28

Discussion with Timothy Hampton (French & Comparative Literature) on:

"Colonies Without Colonialism: Literature, Territory, Population, from Foucault to Montaigne"

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