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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

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!

Dr Emma Gilby published in Psyche Magazine

15 July 2020

Dr Gilby has published the article, 'Access to the arts is a human right, for prisoners as for students', in Psyche Magazine.

Alumna Eliza Apperly featured in Psyche Magazine

14 June 2020

Alumna Eliza Apperly has just written, 'Gentileschi. Let us not allow sexual violence to define the artist' for Psyche Magazine.

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