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Associate Professor of French

Past Events

2017

Title Date Time Location
French Election Discussion
Richard Watts & Phillip Shekleton
Apr 6 5:30pm Dempsey Hall 104
Language Major Career Panel Feb 23 5:30pm Thomson 125
EVENT CANCELLED (Fairy Tale as Error: Tahar Ben Jelloun Rewrites Charles Perrault)
Lewis C. Seifert
Jan 23 4:30pm Communications (CMU) 226

2016

Title Date Time Location
2016 FIS Undergraduate Photo Contest Gala Nov 18 1:30pm to 3:00pm Padelford C-242
Scholars' Studio - Equity Research (featuring FIS graduate student, Lise Lalonde)
Lise Lalonde
Nov 17 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presentation Place, Research Commons, Allen Library South, UW Seattle
KERASCOËT: A Conversation with French Illustrators Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset
Marie Pommepuy & Sébastien Cosset
Nov 4 4:00pm to 6:00pm CMU 226
The 7th Annual Eurochannel Short Film Series Oct 27 7:00pm to 9:00pm THO 101
A&S New Major Career Launch: Career Workshops for Liberal Arts Majors Oct 21 10:30pm
Film screening: "Maratona Infernale" Sep 24 to Sep 25 Seattle Center Armory - Loft 2
Come celebrate the birthday of Rome with us! Apr 21 6:30pm to 8:00pm GLD 322
Prophesizing the Global. A Conversation with Fabrice Monteiro.
Fabrice Monteiro
Feb 11 4:00pm to 5:20pm CMU 120
"Writing in Wood and Word:" Bonnie Mak to present as part of the Histories and Futures of Publication lecture series
Bonnie Mak, Pennsylvania State University
Feb 3 3:30pm CMU 202
Deirdre Lynch of Harvard University to present as part of the Histories and Futures of Publication lecture series
Deirdre Lynch, Professor of Literature, Harvard University
Jan 20 3:30pm HUB 145
Scholar and director Dr. Simone Brioni to screen documentary and talk about his work on African migration to Italy
Simone Brioni, Stonybrook University
Jan 15 3:30pm CMU 120 (talk and screening), CMU 204 (reception)

2015

Title Date Time Location
FIS Undergraduate Photo Contest Gala Nov 18 4:00pm to 5:30pm PDL C-242: FIS Conference Room
French Internship Info Session, Monday 11/9/2015
Timothy L. Carlson
Nov 9 4:00pm to 5:30pm PDL C-242: FIS Conference Room
Four French Majors Presenting at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium
French Majors: Alec Baird, Fiona Stefanik, Benjamin Ransom, Joshua Yumul
May 15 11:00am to 6:00pm Mary Gates Hall
He is Baron, He is Prince, He is King: Portraits of Jews Painted by Nineteenth-Century French Novelists
Christina Sztajnkrycer
May 1 9:45am HUB 214
Language Use and Identity formation: A comparative study of Senegalese communities in Paris, Rome, and New York City
Maya Smith
Apr 24 3:30pm Mary Gates Hall 241
From Examples to Samples:  Quantifying the Fictionality of the French Novel, 1681-1820
Nicholas Paige
Apr 20 4:00pm CMU 202
Italian and American Poetry in Translation
Giuseppe Liberto, Lucia Gazzino, Alfredo De Palchi, Quintino Di Marco, Francesco Accolla, and Mark Strand
Mar 7 6:00pm The Ryan James Fine Art Gallery
Thinking with Cats (Seattle Arts & Lectures talk)
Louisa Mackenzie, Associate Professor
Feb 27 7:00pm Henry Art Gallery Auditorium, UW (Seattle)
On the wrong track? : Zola’s La Bête humaine and a lack of natural connection
Hailey Burgess (French), Katie Gillespie (Geography)
Feb 27 3:30pm to 5:30pm TBD
Retrofitting the Theory of the Novel
Priya Joshi
Feb 26 3:30pm HUB 145
An Evening of Poetry and Rome!
Rebecca Hoogs and Johnny Horton
Feb 25 6:30pm GLD 322

2014

Title Date Time Location
Lola Lafon: New French Fiction
Lola Lafon
Oct 22 3:30pm to 5:00pm CMU 218 D (Simpson Center for the Humanities)
A Knight is Changed into a Bear: Magic, Fiction and Monumentality in 'Le Roman de Perceforest'
Denyse Delcourt (Associate Professor, French Studies)
May 21 4:30pm CMU 226
Italian Club Potluck May 21 3:30pm Campus location - TBD
Life Sentences: Women Prisoners Reflect on Reading
Megan Sweeney (Michigan)
May 20 4:30pm CMU 120
Creole Deviance: Coming ‘Out’ in the French Antilles
Bénédicte Boisseron (Montana)
May 16 3:30pm CMU 202 (Simpson Center for the Humanities)
In the Workshop of the Mind: Collaborative Relationships in Early Modern Europe
Ann Blair (Harvard)
May 14 4:00pm CMU 120
Powerful and intrepid women: Artemisia Gentileschi in Venice
Prof. Jesse Locker (Portland State University)
May 5 4:00pm ART 003
Femmes Fatales Figures in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Western Art
Agnieszka Taborska (Rhode Island School of Design)
May 1 7:00pm Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall 220, UW-Seattle
Bilingual Poetry Talk 
Pierre Alféri
May 1 4:30pm Alliance Française de Seattle (rm 204) 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle
Talk at the Alliance Française de Seattle 
Pierre Alferi
May 1 4:30pm Alliance Française de Seattle's médiathèque
Malraux's Death Sentences
Lawrence Kritzman (Dartmouth)
Apr 25 3:30pm Petersen Room, Allen Library (4th Floor, Room 485)
The Future of French and the Future of the Humanities
Lawrence Kritzman (Dartmouth)
Apr 24 3:30pm THO 211
La Grande Bellezza - film screening Apr 23 4:30pm SAV 139
Keur-Gui Crew Hip-Hop Performance Apr 11 7:00pm Ethnic Cultural Theater
The Role of New Technology in Language Teaching
Giuseppe Tassone, Lecturer in Italian Studies
Apr 10 6:00pm Harborview Medical Center - Research & Training Building Auditorium
Society of Textual Scholarship Annual Meeting Mar 20 to Mar 22 Various locations around campus
Student Poetry Reading for Italian 341 (Poetry in Translation) Mar 14 6:30pm Ryan James Fine Arts
Latent Adjacencies in Manuscript and Digital Technologies
Elain Treharne (Stanford)
Mar 13 4:30pm Yukon Pacific Room, UW Club
Andrew Piper (McGill) on network analysis and literary history Mar 11 4:30pm Yukon Pacific Room, UW Club
European Union Integration: Toward the Unites States of Europe?
Dr. Franco Frattini
Feb 13 9:00am 115 William H. Gates Hall
Italian Club Movie Night  Feb 12 6:00pm GWN 201
Italian Club Kick-Off Event!  Jan 23 2:30pm to 4:20pm HUB Room 340
 Literary History, Book History, and Media Studies 
Meredith McGill (Rutgers)
Jan 16 4:00pm Communications 120

2013

Title Date Time Location
Hip Hop and Democracy: The Power of Youth Movements in Africa  
THIAT, a Senegalese hip hop artist and social/political activist from the group Keur Gui Crew
Dec 5 4:30pm CMU 120
Books as Social Media
Leah Price (Harvard)
Dec 2 4:00pm HUB 145
Print Culture in India
Ulrike Stark (Chicago)
Nov 15 3:30pm Allen Auditorium, Allen Library
Anti-semitism as a Christian Problem
Ruggero Taradel
Nov 7 7:00pm UW Tower Auditorium
Tempo di Vendemmia - Mercato Italiano Dinner/Fundraiser for Italian Studies  Nov 3 5:00pm Holy Rosary Parish Hall
Environmental Imagination at the Crossroads 
Dr. Lawrence Buell, Professor of American Literature, Harvard University
Oct 31 6:30pm Kane Hall, Room 110
Italian Studies in Rome & Calabria info session (Spring 2014) Oct 25 2:00pm THO 125
Inoperable Communities in the Cloud: Server Farms and the Ideology of Participation
Tung-Hui Hu
Oct 3 4:30pm Allen Auditorium, Allen Library
FIS Graduation Gala for Graduating French and Italian Majors Jun 14 1:00pm to 3:00pm Waterfront Activities Center
Spring Graduate/Faculty Colloquium Jun 7 2:30pm SAV 168
French Club - conversation group Jun 6 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
Presentation of French Honors Theses Jun 4 4:00pm SMI 115
Poetry Reading: Italian 341 (Poetry in Translation) May 31 7:00pm Ryan James Gallery
French Club - conversation group May 30 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
French Club - conversation group May 23 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
French Club - conversation group May 16 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
Cultural Preparedness Meeting - (French Studies and Comp Lit study abroad in France/Martinique program participants) May 14 5:00pm to 7:00pm MEB 238
French Club - conversation group May 9 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
French Club - conversation group May 2 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
"Nuts and Bolts" - Study abroad meeting (France/Martinique) Apr 25 5:00pm to 7:00pm LOW 101
French Club - conversation group Apr 25 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
Tempo di Primavera dinner and fundraiser for Italian Studies  Apr 22 5:00pm Ristorante Luciano
French Club - conversation group Apr 18 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
French Club - conversation group Apr 11 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
French Club - conversation group Apr 11 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
Visa meeting Apr 9 4:00pm to 5:00pm LOW 105
French Club - conversation group Apr 4 4:30pm to 5:30pm Suzzallo Cafe
Italian Movie Night  Mar 21 4:30pm to 6:30pm SMI 105
Tavola Italiana Mar 13 1:30pm to 2:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club Mar 12 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Colloquium: Aimé Césaire and His Worlds Mar 7 3:30pm to 6:20pm SMI 304
Tavola Italiana Mar 6 1:30pm to 2:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club Mar 5 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Festa Italiana - potluck Mar 1 4:30pm to 6:30pm TBA
French Club  Feb 26 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Tavola Italiana Feb 20 1:30pm to 2:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club Feb 19 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Tavola Italiana Feb 13 1:30pm to 2:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club  Feb 12 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Tavola Italiana Feb 6 1:30pm to 2:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club Feb 5 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Tavola Italiana Jan 30 1:30pm Paccar Cafe
French Club Jan 29 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe
Info Session on FIS Study Abroad Programs in France or Martinique! Jan 24 4:00pm SMI 305
French Club Jan 22 4:00pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Cafe

2012

Title Date Time Location
"Dante and the Early Tradition of his Commedia"
Beatrice Arduini
Oct 14 2:00pm Kane Hall 225 (Walker-Ames Room)
"Renaissance Revival. The Alessandro Maggiori Collection: Art and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Italy "
Ricardo de Mambro Santos
Jan 22 2:00pm Kane Hall 225 (Walker-Ames Room)

2011

Title Date Time Location
"Wines of the Venetian Empire"
Chris Zimmerman, NW Regional Manager of Vias Imports Ltd.
Jun 24 7:00pm Kane Hall 225 (Walker-Ames Room)
Tempo di Carnevale dinner & fundraiser for Italian Studies Mar 6 5:00pm Osteria la Spiga

2010

Title Date Time Location
Special Screening of Giulia non esce la sera Apr 14 6:30pm Kane Hall 220
Tempo di Vendemmia dinner & fundraiser for Italian Studies Feb 21 5:00pm Elysian Fields Restaurant

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