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Read more at: Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2022-23

Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2022-23

The Cambridge Medieval Literature & Culture Seminar (“CamMedSem”), formerly the Cambridge Medieval French Research Seminar, is an open space for scholars from the University of Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK, and beyond to present their current research, followed by discussion. The seminar is organised by doctoral...


Read more at: Professor Emma Wilson elected as Fellow of the British Academy

Professor Emma Wilson elected as Fellow of the British Academy

The French Section is delighted to announce that Professor Emma Wilson has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy . Emma Wilson researches contemporary visual culture, modern French literature and gender. She has written on contemporary women filmmakers in France, along with the uses of cinema to respond to loss and...


Read more at: Cambridge Language Collective Creative Writing Competition winner announced

Cambridge Language Collective Creative Writing Competition winner announced

We are thrilled to announce Sophie Clare's prose piece « je t’aime jusqu’aux étoiles » as the winner of the Cambridge Language Collective's French Creative Writing Competition! Well done to Jemimah Hawkes and Heather Magee, whose exceptional poems led the panel to award them joint second place. Congratulations to all...


Read more at: Natasha Dangoor publishes work in Le Monde during internship

Natasha Dangoor publishes work in Le Monde during internship

We're proud to share that current Part II student, Natasha Dangoor, published two articles during her time interning at the French newspaper Le Monde over the summer. If you are interested in reading her work, you can access it here on the Le Monde site:


Read more at: Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2021-22

Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2021-22

Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2021-22 The Cambridge Medieval Literature & Culture Seminar (“CamMedSem”), formerly the Cambridge Medieval French Research Seminar, is an open space for scholars from the University of Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK, and beyond to present their current research...


Read more at: Dr Jean Khalfa interviews Fanon film-makers

Dr Jean Khalfa interviews Fanon film-makers

In connection with the display of their video trilogy, Finding Fanon , as part of the Kettle’s yard exhibition, Untitled: Art on the Conditions of Our Time , artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy were in conversation with leading Fanon scholar Dr Jean Khalfa, of the French Section.


Read more at: Book publication

Book publication

Dr Emma Claussen, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the French Section, has had her book Politics and 'Politiques' in Sixteenth-Century France published by Cambridge University Press. More information about the book can be found at https://cup.org/2URf8G2


Read more at: Book prize success

Book prize success

Recent books by two members of the French Section have been highly praised in this year’s Gapper Book Prize, run by the Society for French Studies.


Read more at: Annalisa Nicholson awarded the Laming Junior Research Fellowship at The Queen's College, Oxford

Annalisa Nicholson awarded the Laming Junior Research Fellowship at The Queen's College, Oxford

We are proud to share that Annalisa Nicholson has been awarded the Laming Junior Research Fellowship at The Queen's College, Oxford.


Read more at: Eleanor Stefiuk wins 2021 Postgraduate Essay Prize of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes

Eleanor Stefiuk wins 2021 Postgraduate Essay Prize of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes

Congratulations to Eleanor Stefiuk who has won the 2021 Postgraduate Essay Prize of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes for her paper ‘Villiers de l’Isle-Adam’s Anarchism: A Legacy of the Paris Commune’.


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Cambridge Medieval Literature and Culture Seminar 2022-23

26 September 2022

The Cambridge Medieval Literature & Culture Seminar (“CamMedSem”), formerly the Cambridge Medieval French Research Seminar, is an open space for scholars from the University of Cambridge, elsewhere in the UK, and beyond to present their current research, followed by discussion. The seminar is organised by doctoral...

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