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French Section Awards Ceremony May 8, 2017

DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES, LITERATURES AND CULTURES FRENCH SECTION AWARDS CEREMONY May 8, 2017   PI DELTA PHI Introduction:                      Dr. Edgard Sankara, French Faculty Chair La mission et l’histoire     Kayla Read More

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Farewell event for Drs. Cynthia Lees and Karen Quandt

On Wednesday, May 15th the Department hosted a farewell event for Drs. Cynthia Lees and Karen Quandt from the French section. We wish Dr. Lees well in her retirement and Read More

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La Journée de la Francophonie at the University of Delaware 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, four hundred ninety-six high school students, approximately fifteen French students from the Lycée François I Fontainebleau and approximately eighty University of Delaware students participated in Read More

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Dr. Bruno Thibault: Un Jésus postmoderne: Les recritures romanesques contemporaines del Évangiles

Dr. Bruno Thibault, Un Jésus postmoderne: Les recritures romanesques contemporaines del Évangiles. ( Leiden/Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2017). Un Jésus postmoderne offers a discussion of some forty contemporary French novels depicting the life Read More

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Burkina Faso high school students receive school supply kits from proceeds from French theater production

  Thanks to the hard work of the graduate students in Dr. Deborah Steinberger’s FREN 456, high school students in Burkina Faso (Lycée de Guiguemtenga, near Ougadougou) benefited from the Read More

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Visit by Dr. Göran Blix: “At War with the Elements: Radiation and Imagination in Svetlana Alexievich’s Voices from Chernobyl”

Professor Göran Blix, Associate Professor of French at Princeton University, visited UD in the beginning of December to give a lecture entitled “At War with the Elements: Radiation and Imagination Read More

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“Denis Diderot, or How to Create an Enlightenment”: Dr. Andrew Curran visits UD on Dec. 3, 2016

On Dec. 3, 2016 Dr. Andrew Curran, William Armstrong Professor of the Humanities and French Professor at Wesleyan University, gave a lecture entitled, “Denis Diderot, or How to Create an Read More

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Arl Anselm (MAFLL French 2010) was named Phenomenal Male Teacher 2016 at St. John’s Academy in Dominica.

Arl Anselm (MAFLL French 2010) was named Phenomenal Male Teacher 2016 at St. John’s Academy in Dominica.

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Dr. Edgard Sankara, Récits de vie au Burkina Faso: Enjeux, rhétorique, réception

Dr. Edgard Sankara, Récits de vie au Burkina Faso: Enjeux, rhétorique, réception (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2016). This book is the first comprehensive study of life narratives from or about the Francophone West Read More

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Student Awards 2015-2016

Mark Acosta and Boxi Liu (Japanese Studies majors) both received 2015-2016 Soka Scholarships which provided them with one year of tuition at Soka University in Tokyo.   Dean Arnold (German Read More

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