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Publication of "French Global"

Publication of "French Global"

October 7, 2014

Christie McDonald and Susan Suleiman celebrated the publication of the collective volume, French Global: une nouvelle perspective sur l’histoire littéraire (the French translation from the original English, French Global, published this month in France) with several contributors at Reid Hall in Paris on October 2.  Other authors in the volume include colleagues Janet Beizer, Tom Conley, Verena Conley and others from across the US and Europe.

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