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Teaching Opportunities for French Majors

April 17, 2014

Each year, Southern Teachers Agency helps hundreds of teachers find jobs at outstanding college preparatory schools throughout the South—nearly 600 schools in 16 states from Texas to Florida to Pennsylvania. STA has already received French vacancy listings from schools for the 2014-15 academic year, and anticipate many more in the coming months! These jobs range from teaching French to elementary students through AP French Literature and Language courses. Certification is not required by private schools for many French jobs.

Dr. Segrest addresses the Renaissance Society of America

April 7, 2014

In March, Dr. Segrest gave a paper on early modern ethnography entitled "Girolamo Benzoni, Urbain Chauveton and Indigenous Representations in the Histoire nouvelle du nouveau monde (1579)" at the Renaissance Society of America conference in New York.

Dr. Poe’s review published in «The Sewanee Review»

March 24, 2014

George Poe has published "Dust of Words", which is a review of «Beginning and End of the Snow: Début et Fin de la Neige», by Yves Bonnefoy, watercolors by Farhad Ostovani, translated and presented by Emily Grosholz. «The Sewanee Review» Winter 2014 (vol. 122, no. 1, pp. 157-61).

Dr. Glacet and colleagues publish an Essay

February 17, 2014

Dr. Andre Benhaïm, Dr. Aymeric Glacet, and Dr. Éric Trudel have collaborated on the essay entitled, "Machine Zéro: Point de Fusion" which appears in the journal, "Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Vol 17, Issue 4"

French dual-language programs a success in NYC

February 6, 2014

The French government is promoting French dual-language programs in the public schools of New York City.

Dr. Poe’s 18th Century France class views original Encyclopedias at the University Archives

November 6, 2013

This year's "Fête de l'Encyclopédie" was celebrated, by Professor Poe's FREN 405 (Eighteenth-Century France) class, at the University Archives on Tuesday, October 1, 2013; inasmuch as Sewanee's archives house a complete set of Diderot and D'Alembert's 1781 Lausanne & Berne edition of l'Encyclopédie, the old tomes are quite worth seeing, touching, and examining together as a class.... They are indeed worth a "fête"!

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Table française

McClurg Dining Hall

Mon, April 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Join French-speaking faculty, students, and community members for lunch and conversation at the very end of the nave in McClurg every Monday at 12:00.

Soirée conférence

Gailor Auditorium

Wed, April 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Egyptologist Emanuelle Langelin Leroy will be giving a talk in English on "Archeology in France," followed by a reception with the students. Catering by Julia's.

Table française

McClurg Dining Hall

Mon, April 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Join French-speaking faculty, students, and community members for lunch and conversation at the very end of the nave in McClurg every Monday at 12:00.

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