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Spring 2008

February 22: The French Interdisciplinary Group for the 17th Century Studies presents the Concert for the Animals to Benefit Farm Sanctuary

February 29: The Culture of Appearances in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

March 6: Language Pedagogy Series

March 11: Edouard Glissant "Philosophie de la Relation"

March 14: Marilyn Hacker: Poetry and the Art of Translation

March 26: Language pedagogy Series 

March 27: Back to the Sixties/The Sixties Are Back : The New Wave

April 15: Magali Deleuze: Le Québec, la guerre d'Algérie et la décolonisation

May 5Back to the Sixties/The Sixties Are Back :The Sixties: Philosophies and Ideologies

 

Event Descriptions


Friday, February 22 at 7:30pm 
The French Interdisciplinary Group for the 17th Century Studies presents
the
Concert for the Animals to Benefit Farm Sanctuary

Vocal and Instrumental Works about Animals from the Renaissance through
the 20th Century

Elabash Recital Hall

Click here to view the concert program.


Friday, February 29 at 2:00--4:30 
The Culture of Appearances in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

Moderator: Professor Glenn Burger, Theatre, English and Medieval Studies

Francesca Sautman, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Women and Veiling in Late
Medieval France"

Martin Elsky, "The Eroticized House and the Renaissance Invention of the
Private Room"

Eugenia Paulicelli, "The Fashioned Self: Public and Private Spaces in
Giacomo Franco's Costume Book (Venice, 1600)"

Cosponsors: Fashion Studies Forum, Medieval and Renaissance Certificate
Programs, English, French, Psychology and Women's Studies

Room 9204 

Thursday, March 6 at 4pm-6pm
 The French PhD Department is pleased to present

Language Teaching as a Professional
Activity: Lessons from the 'Proficiency Movement'

with Professor Eckhard Kuhn-Osius
German Department
Hunter College, CUNY

and Professor Maria-Luisa Ruiz
Languages, Literature, & Philosophy
Medgar Evers College, CUNY


This is the seventh event in our Language Pedagogy Series. 

French Department Lounge Room 4202

 Tuesday, March 11 at 6pm 
The Henri Peyre French Institute Distinguished Lecture Series

Edouard Glissant

"Philosophie de la Relation"

(Lecture in French, with screen projection of English translation)

Poet, novelist, playwright, philosopher of aesthetics and poetics,
theoretician of Creolisation and of the All-World in the face of
globalization, Nobel Prize nominee, Edouard Glissant is Distinguished
Professor of French at The Graduate Center, City University of New York


Martin Segal Theatre 

Friday, March 14 at 4:00 
A Tribute to Professor Marilyn Hacker, City College and The Graduate
Center

"Marilyn Hacker: Poetry and the Art of Translation"

Room C202-203

Wednesday, March 26 at 2pm-4pm
The Common European Framework of Reference: Definitions and applications in the Foreign Language classroom 


Professor Barbara Spinelli and Professor Roberto Dolci, Universita per Stranieri di Perugia 


This is the eighth event in our Language Pedagogy Series. 

French Department Lounge


Thursday, March 27 at 12pm-8pm 
Back to the Sixties/The Sixties Are Back : The New Wave

View Complete Program of Back to the Sixties events 

Room C 201-202-203-204
 


Tuesday, April 15 at 5:30pm
"Le Québec, la guerre d'Algérie et la décolonisation"

Lecture (in French) by Prof. Magali Deleuze of the College Militaire Royal du Canada.

Sponsored by The Ph.D. Program in French.

Room C198 

Monday, May 5 at 6pm
The Sixties: Philosophies and Ideologies

Emmanuelle LOYER, Olivier ROLIN and Peter CARRAVETTA

in conversation

View Complete Program of Back to the Sixties events 

9206 - 9207