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April 14, 2022 - 9:00am to April 16, 2022 - 5:00pm
The year 2022 will mark the 400th anniversary of Molière, the star actor, famous author, and icon of French and Western culture. Organized by...
April 28, 2022 - 9:30am to May 1, 2022 - 5:00pm
An interdisciplinary conference on the aesthetics and politics of Saharan spaces The “Desert Futures : Sahara” symposium and workshop that was...

News

November 4, 2021
This essay from Public Books—a “teaser” of recent archival discoveries related to Ousmane Sembène’s film La Noire de… (1966). A longer, academic...
November 3, 2021
We are thrilled to announce that Richard Riddick won the Naomi Schor Prize for the best graduate student paper at the   46th Annual Nineteenth-...
October 11, 2021
Abigail Fields has just published her article, “The Earth of the Wretched : Restoring the Vegetal Voice in Yamina Mechakra’s La Grotte éclatée”...
October 11, 2021
Doyle Calhoun has been awarded the Ralph Cohen Prize from New Literary History.  His prize-winning essay, “Dead Narrators, Queer Terrorists: On...