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FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES NEWS

Ackley ’90 Discusses Teen Empowerment

Douglas Ackley '90 returned to campus on Wednesday, March 26 to speak with students in PSY 222 "Developmental Psycopathology" taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology John Peltz. Ackley is currently director of Rochester Programs for the Center for Teen Empowerment, an organization that works with youth in the community to create meaningful change. The classroom visit and individual...  More >>

A Fireside Chat with Kanaté Dahouda

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kanaté Dahouda will host a fireside chat to discuss the meaningful connections French Caribbean writers establish between race, gender and power. The conversation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27 at the Office of Intercultural Affairs. Dahouda will discuss the writings of authors Aime Cesaire, Frantz Fanon and Maryse Conde. From the F...  More >>

Gallouët Publishes on Marriage, Law

Professor of French and Francophone Studies Catherine Gallouët has published on marriage and the law in 18th century fiction. Her essay titled, "Mariage légitimité et différences du roman aux chroniques sur Haïti," (Marriage, legitimacy and difference from the novel to chronicles on Haiti) is a chapter in the book, "Le mariage et la loi dans la fiction narrative avant 1800," (Marriage and Law in ...  More >>

U.S. Ambassador Benjaminson to Visit

Former U.S. Ambassador Eric Benjaminson will visit HWS and attend classes in history, political science and French and Francophone studies during the week of March 3 to 7, as a Melvin Hill Visiting Professor in the Humanities. Prior to his retirement last summer, Benjaminson was U.S. Ambassador to Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe in Africa. On Monday, March 3, Benjaminson will introduce and discus...  More >>

Sentiments & Declarations Continues

In conjunction with the Women's Rights National Historical Park, a lecture by Professor of French and Francophone Studies Catherine Gallouet will shed light on an historical, heroic figure who successfully led a 30-year war and remains unheard of by most of the civilized world. Gallouet's research focuses on how resistance and revolt of Africans and slaves are represented during the French Enligh...  More >>