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Modern French Research Seminar

Modern French Research Seminar 2019/2020

All meetings will take place from 1.15 to 2.30 pm in the Parker Room, Corpus Christi College, unless otherwise indicated

Michaelmas Term 2019

21 October 2019

Graduate student presentations

4 November 2019

Ros Murray (King's College London): 'Martine Rousset, Carolyn Carlson and Feminist Dance Film’

18 November 2019

Sura Qadiri (St Catherine's College, Cambridge): 'For the Love of God?: Postsecular Pilgrimage in Malek Bennabi's Lebbeik and Abdelkébir Khatibi's Pélérinage d'un artiste amoureux'

2 December 2019

Thomas Baldwin (University of Kent): 'Barthes, Proust and Things’

Lent Term 2020

27 January 2020

Alice Blackhurst (King's College, Cambridge): 'French Feminism in the 20-teens'

19 February 2020 5.30 pm, Audit Room, King's College

Daniel Zamora (Université Libre de Bruxelles): 'Michel Foucault and the End of Politics After 68'

(please note the change of time and venue)

24 February 2020


2 March 2020


19 March 2020

Douglas Smith (University College, Dublin): ‘‘La Vérité emphatique du geste dans les grandes circonstances de la vie”: Baudelaire, Barthes and the Hysterical Gesture’

Tea and coffee will be served. All are welcome to attend.

Latest News

Elly Walters wins 2020 Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award from CCTL

3 November 2020

Congratulations to Elly Walters, who was just given an OSCEA award by the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning for Inclusive Practice.

Recent alumna Ellen Weaver publishes article in Columbia Journal of History

20 October 2020

Congratulations to Ellen Weaver (MMLL 2019) who has just had an article entitled, 'Representations of the Bumidom: Reembodied Histories in Jessica Oublié and Marie-Ange Rousseau's Péyi An Nou', published in the Columbia History Journal.

Professor Michael Moriarty publishes new book

4 September 2020

We are pleased to share that Professor Michael Moriarty has recently published the book, 'Pascal: Reasoning and Belief.'

Poem by finalist Elly Walters published on Louder than the Storm

11 August 2020

Elly Walter, MMLL Finalist from Magdalene College, has had a beautiful poem published on the website Louder than the Storm. Check it out!

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