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Jonathan Culler: Baudelaire without Benjamin

Join Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University, for a lecture on Baudelaire without Benjamin at 5:30pm on 27 April 2016, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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Singing the King's Death

In order to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV's death, members of Ars eloquentiae and Nick Hammond of the French department will be presenting a lecture recital of street songs sung at the time of Louis's death.

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Variation and Change in Mainland and Insular Norman: A Study of Superstrate Influence

Dr Mari Jones, Reader in French Linguistics and Language Change, has had her latest book Variation and Change in Mainland and Insular Norman: A Study of Superstrate Influence published by Brill today. Summary King John of England’s defeat by the French in 1204 led to the territorial fragmentation of the Duchy of Normandy...

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New French website

Welcome to the Department of French's new website.

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