September 21

Professional Development Day/Journée d’Immersion for Alachua County teachers of French, UF faculty and graduate teaching assistants of French

O. Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall

9 am
Dr. Viviane Thivin, Florida Department of Education, French Embassy
Les Examens de Compétence en langue française, DELF-DALF

1 pm
Dr. Cathy Pons, University of North Carolina, co-auteur de Chez Nous

With generous support from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

October 23

“Macromolecular Engineering Using Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization”

with Professor Yves Gnanou, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques
ENSCPB-CNRS, Université Bordeaux I, France

2 pm; 309 Leigh Hall

Professor Gnanou will lecture as a guest speaker in the Dupont Polymer Seminar Series, with additional support from the FFRI.

October 28 – 29

Dr. Gérard Defaux, Professor of French, The Johns Hopkins University

Monday, October 28
1:55 pm – 2:45 pm
O. Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall
Du coq-à-l’âne: Clément Marot (presentation in French)

Tuesday, October 29
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
O. Ruth McQuown Room, 219 Dauer Hall
“Facing the Marot generation: Ronsard’s giovenili errori

November 5

Mme Jutta Johanna Weiss, Compagnie Dramatique de Bretagne, Théâtre de l’Orient

1 pm – 7 pm
215 Dauer Hall
Workshop with students of French and students of theatre

7:00 pm – 8:30pm
Room 120, Music Building
Evening Presentation, Un Acteur, Un Auteur/An Actor, An Author

November 6

Visit of M. Christophe Bouchard, Consul General of the French Consulate, Miami

Visit of Mme. Victoire Bidegain-Dirosa, Cultural Attaché of the French Consulate, Miami

November 20

Professor Joseph Vidal-Rosset, Département de Philosophie, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon

4 pm219 Dauer, O. Ruth McQuown Room

“Lectures de Descartes: quelques réflexions sur la philosophie française contemporaine”

November 21

Professor Stephen Murray, Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Executive Director of the Media Center for Art History, Archaeology and Historic PreservationColumbia University

6 pm; Harn Chandler Auditorium

“St. Peter in Chains: Structual Problems at Beauvais Cathedral”

This lecture has been organized by Professor David Stanley, School of Art and Art History, with support from the FFRI, the Harn Museum, and the School of Art and Art History.

November 22

Dr. Leonard Smith, Frederick B. Artze Professor of History, Oberlin College

4:00 pm; 005 Keene-Flint Hall

“Imagining Survival: Death, Mutilation and Killing in French Combatants’ Testimonies of the Great War”

This lecture has been organized by the Department of History, with support from the FFRI.