[Due to the University's Corona Virus policies this event will not take place as originally planned. If it will be offered at a later date that will be announced on our website. Please stay tuned]
A conference to launch the two-volume publication of
Femmes et littérature. Une histoire culturelle (Éditions Gallimard)
March 26, 3:00-6:00 p.m
Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies
Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way
3:00 p.m. WELCOMING REMARKS:
Christie McDonald, Harvard University
Arnaud Mentré, Consul General of France in Boston
3 :15-4 :30 p.m.
WRITING ABOUT WOMEN WRITERS
Moderator : Sylvaine Guyot (Harvard)
Martine Reid, General Editor, 19th century (Lille)
Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, Middle Ages (Sorbonne)
Alison Rice, Francophone literature (Notre Dame)
RESEARCHING 18TH CENTURY WOMEN WRITERS
Moderator: Verena Conley (Harvard)
Christie McDonald (Harvard)
Caleb Shelburne (Harvard)
Kylie Sago (Harvard)
Sanam Esfahani-Nader (Amherst)
This two-volume publication (1600 pages) explores the continuity of women’s writing in French (in France and francophone countries) from the Middle Ages to today. It constitutes the first study of its kind in breadth and depth written by French and American scholars.
Sponsors for the conference include the Bacon Funds and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, The France and the World Seminar (Mahindra Center), Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, all of Harvard University, and the Consulate General of France in Boston.