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Dany Laferrière, Valérie Loichot, Director of Graduate Studies, and fourth-year graduate student Nicolas Remy. Nicolas organized the seminar and also a film screening of La Dérive douce d’un enfant de Petit-Goâve, a documentary film on M. Laferrière's life and literary path. Both events were part of the graduate program's “Ecrivains d’Aujourd’hui” annual series.
A group of graduate students gather for an impromptu photo after the seminar.
French writer Pascal Quignard and graduate program alumna Marilène Haroux whose dissertation was "Jules Michelet, Romain Rolland, et Pascal Quignard ou les ombres du temps." March 26, 2013.
. . .after the talk.
Mark Stoholski (graduate student, Comparative Literature); Anne Tomiche, Professeur de littérature générale et comparée at Paris IV (Sorbonne); Elissa Marder, Chair, Department of French and Italian; and Julie Gaillard (graduate student, French) at the conference reception for “Traversées d'affect/Traversals of Affect." The conference, devoted to the work of Jean-François Lyotard, was held on March 21-23, 2013 and was organized by Mark Stoholski and Julie Gaillard.
Conference presenters Kirsten Locke, University of Auckland (left) and Heidi Bickis, Ph.D. candidate, University of Alberta (right).
Conference presenters Peter Milne, Seoul National University (left) with Kiff Bamford, Leeds Metropolitan University (right).
Alumna Marilène Haroux, Visiting Assistant Professor of French at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and fourth-year graduate student Souad Kherbi.
A group of graduate students take time out from the reception.
French filmmaker Claire Denis giving an introduction to her film White Material. November 14, 2012.
Claire Denis at the “Creativity Conversation” discussion and overview of her career and approach to filmmaking which included questions from the audience. November 15, 2012.
Professor Richard Neupert, Department of Theater and Film, University of Georgia; Claire Denis; and Professor Catherine Dana, Department of French and Italian, at the conclusion of the discussion. Professor Dana initiated Mme Denis' visit and collaborated with the Department of Film and Media Studies on the events including screenings of four of Claire Denis' major films leading up to her campus visit.
French philosopher, Jacques Rancière, April 25, 2012, giving his talk entitled," Telling, Showing, Doing: the Poetics and Politics of Fiction." (Photo: James Crissman, The Emory Wheel.)