January 30, 2023 - 1:00pm to May 5, 2023 - 5:00pm
February 9, 2023 - 4:00pm
R. Howard Bloch will present his new book “Paris and Her Cathedrals” in conversation with Yale Professor Jacqueline Jung, Art History, and Paul...
February 14, 2023 - 4:00pm
Jill Jarvis will present her book, “Decolonizing Memory” in conversaton with Alice Kaplan.
February 27, 2023 - 4:00pm
Event co-sponsored with German Dept. More information about Zakir Paul’s lecture soon
March 2, 2023 - 4:00pm
Julia Prest’s lecture title: “Pseudo Enlightenment in the Playhouses of Colonial Saint-Domingue”.   
April 27, 2023 - 4:00pm
Colin Dayan’s Lecture Title: “The Dead Meat of Reminiscence”
May 5, 2023 - 9:00am
A symposium to celebrate the  career of Professor Peter Brooks.  Entitled “Story/Histoire:  Reading with Peter Brooks,”  sponsored by the Whitney...


December 8, 2022
Message from Acting Chair Professor Howard Bloch: Dear French Department Colleagues, I am delighted to share the news that Jill Jarvis has won this...
December 7, 2022
Conférence Nobel par Annie Ernaux
November 18, 2022
Message from R. Howard Bloch, Acting Chair of French: I write to let you know that Marie-Hélène Girard has decided not to continue teaching in the...
October 17, 2022
On October 2, 2014, French writer Éric Chevillard published a sarcastic review of Patrick Modiano’s latest novel, Pour que tu ne te perdes pas dans...