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February 26, 2024 - 5:00pm
The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism will celebrate the publication of Alfred Dreyfus: The Man at the Center of the Affair with a...
April 4, 2024 - 4:00pm
Morgane Cadieu will discuss her new book, On Both sides of the Tracks: Social Mobility in Contemporary French Literature  with Thangam Ravindranathan...
April 11, 2024 - 5:30pm
More information about Professor Christophe Martin’s Enlightenment Lecture TBA soon
April 16, 2024 - 4:00pm
Marlene Daut will discuss her new book, Awakening the Ashes: An Intellectual History of the Haitian Revolution, with Kaiama Glover. The Haitian...
April 24, 2024 - 9:00am
More information about this event, organized by Professor Dominique Brancher, TBA Participants will include: Marisa Bass, Yale University Paola...

News

January 19, 2024
Marlene Daut commissioned a series for the Global Black History section at Public Books for seven scholars to reflect on what 220 years of Haitian...
October 11, 2023
The Department proudly congratulates Nicola Angeli for winning the Edouard Morot-Sir Fellowship, awarded by the Society for French Historical Studies...
August 3, 2023
Jessica DeVos’s essay examining Madeleine de l’Aubespine’s translation of Heroides 2 was published on August 3 in the OUP volume Ovid in French:...
July 28, 2023
Atomic Frankenstein ‘Oppenheimer’ and the anguish of creative destruction   in The American Prospect