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April 2017

Apr 24

APR 24

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Book Club:

Book Club

Douce France by Karine TuilModerated by Dr. Robert S. April   Read More

Apr 24

APR 24

3:00 PM–7:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Architecture, Experience, and Aftermath of a Financial Disaster: John Law and the Mississippi Bubble

3:00 PM–7:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Conference/Panel Discussion:

The Architecture, Experience, and Aftermath of a Financial Disaster: John Law and the Mississippi Bubble

A history workshop with presentations by Charly Coleman, Pierre Force, Erik Goldner, Arnaud Orain, and John Shovlin, commentary by David Bell, moderated by Carl Wennerlind

Open to the public, no RSVP necessary In an effort to marshal resources to meet the escalating demands of war, empire, and state formation, European governments developed a set of sophisticated financial mechanisms around the turn of the eighteenth century. Soon, however, the...   Read More

The Architecture, Experience, and Aftermath of a Financial Disaster: John Law and the Mississippi Bubble

Apr 26

APR 26

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Demain tout commence

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film:

Demain tout commence

Hugo Gélin, 2016, 118 min.

*Please note that this film will be screened in French, without English subtitles.To RSVP, please click here. Two Is a Family (Demain tout commence) tells the story of Samuel, a bon vivant who is awoken one day by a woman carrying a baby she...   Read More

Demain tout commence

Apr 27

APR 27

6:30 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

History, Literature, and Faits Divers

6:30 PM–8:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Lecture/Panel Discussion:

History, Literature, and Faits Divers

Ivan Jablonka, in conversation with Elisabeth Ladenson

To RSVP, please click here. Ivan Jablonka explores the relationship between history, literature, and faits divers  through a discussion of his two  recent books, Laëtitia ou La fin des hommes (Le Seuil, 2016) and L’Histoire est une...   Read More

History, Literature, and Faits Divers
May 2017

May 1

MAY 1

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The French Presidential Election: Second Round

6:00 PM–7:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Panel Discussion:

The French Presidential Election: Second Round

A panel discussion with Cécile Alduy, Arthur Goldhammer, and Stéphane Lauer, moderated by Emmanuelle Saada

To RSVP, please click here. Panelists discuss the French presidential election, which will conclude with the second and final round of voting on May 7.  Remarks will include a discussion of the rising popularity of Marine Le Pen and the National Front, in...   Read More

The French Presidential Election: Second Round