French Concentrator David Williams to Start Doctoral Program in Philosophy
Senior Majors and Concentrators Elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board; Student Council Member to Join Sigma XiJune 2, 2014
Emily Epperson, Caley Shannon, Madeline Reynolds David Williams elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Emily Epperson, Madeline Reynolds and Nathaniel Van Wienen join Mortar Board. Mignote Yirdaw invited to be part of Sigma Xi.
Senior Major Emily Epperson Wins Prize in Renaissance Studies; Concentrator Anya Zach '15 and French T.A. Cory Georgopoulos '15 Recognized for Exemplary Writing PortfoliosJune 2, 2014
Major Emily Epperson '14 is the co-winner of the Catherine E. Boyd Essay Prize in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Carleton. Concentrator Anya Zach '15 (Spanish) and French Teaching Assistant Cory Georgopoulos '15 (History) were honored for the excellence of their writing portfolios ('exemplary').
- May 23, 2014
Our graduating French & Francophone Studies majors are preparing to enter a variety of professional fields.
Alexis Ervin will be student teaching in the Twin Cities at L'Etoile du Nord, an elementary French immersion school in St. Paul, and at South Minneapolis High School in South Minneapolis. Katharine Noakes plans to receive a Certificate in Culinary Arts at the San Francisco Cooking School. Michelle Garcia will do graduate work in marriage counseling at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Seniors Emily Epperson, Geoffrey Goddard, Mallory Guinee, Ariane Mass, Sean McGiverin-Odeide, Maddie Reynolds, Lucinda Robinson, Caley Shannon, and Shanna Yang Selected for Teaching Assistant Program in FranceApril 28, 2014
French and Francophone Studies majors Emily Epperson, Mallory Guinee, Sean McGiverin-Odeide, and Caley Shannon; Geoffrey Goddard (History major); Lucinda Robinson (Mathematics major; Educational Studies concentration); Ariane Mass (English); Maddie Reynolds (English; French concentration) and Shanna Yang (Biology major) were selected to participate in the 2014-15 Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF). Emily will teach English in Strasbourg, Mallory in Paris, Sean in Montpellier, Caley in Guadeloupe, Geoffrey in Amiens, Ariane in Lille, and Maddie and Shanna in Lyon.
TAPIF website: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france
French & Francophone Studies major Emily Epperson '14 recently delivered a paper on "Modernity and Francité: Responding to the Music of Pelléas et Mélisande" at the 2014 University of Virginia French Grad Conference
She was the only undergraduate to present at the conference.
The Humanities Center, Carleton College
Dialogos Faculty Research Exchange 2013-2014
Topic: Varieties of Public Humanities
The Winter term session, Thursday, February 6, 2014, includes Michael McNally (Religion), Andy Flory (Music), Adrienne Falcón (Academic Civic Engagement/Sociology), Éva Pósfay (French and Francophone Studies). Four members of the Humanities Center Seminar, "Varieties of Public Humanities," will briefly discuss their scholarship, in which the "public" is primarily a community partner in their research process.
Adrienne Falcón (Academic Civic Engagement, SOAN) Comparing Practices of Community Organizing & Ethnography as Public Scholarship
Andrew Flory (Music) Reissuing Marvin: Trouble Man & Public Musicology
Michael McNally (Religion) Managing the Sacred on Public Lands
Éva Pósfay (French & Francophone Studies) Northfield and Beyond: Cultural Belonging and the Power of Language(s)
Cathy Yandell Elected to the Executive Committee for French Sixteenth-Century Literature of the Modern Language AssociationJanuary 20, 2014
Cathy Yandell, W.I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language, and Culture, has been elected to the Executive Committee for French Sixteenth-Century Literature of the Modern Language Association for a five-year term. She will serve as Chair of the Division in 2018.
- January 16, 2014
Dana Strand, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of French and the Humanities, has received funding from The Tournées Film Festival program of French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) to show five French films in February 2014 as a part of a larger international film festival at Carleton during winter and spring terms 2014. The screenings in the Weitz Center for Creativity cinema will be open to the larger community and will also be woven into language, literature, and cinema and media studies courses.
Chérif Keïta's New Film "Remembering Nokutela" to Premier on January 30, 2014
Scott Carpenter's Acclaimed Novel Selected for Kirk Reviews' Best of 2013 List
- January 15, 2014
Chérif Keïta Writes Tribute to Nelson Mandela