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May 06, 2013
Dear Students and Colleagues, Please join the DLCL in congratulating FRIT lecturer Marie-Pierre Ulloa, who was recently awarded the honorific title of "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" by the French Republic - Minister of Culture and Communication - for her "significant contribution to the propagation/diffusion of French and Francophone culture in the US." Read more about her new title, and be sure to congratulate her if you see her. This is a very significant accomplishment!   More information about Marie-Pierre Ulloa.
Jan 14, 2013
ITALIAN FILM CLASSICSMonday Nights, 6—9pm(Jan. 7—Mar. 11, 2013)Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 113Lecture, screening and discussion with film scholar Sarah Carey, Ph.D.Jan. 14 The Bicycle Thief (De Sica)Jan. 28 La strada (Fellini)Feb. 4 La dolce vita (Fellini)Feb. 11 L’avventura (Antonioni)Feb. 25 Rocco and His Brothers (Visconti)Mar. 4 Divorce, Italian Style (Germi)Mar. 11 The Conformist (Bertolucci) Presented by the Department of French & Italian.FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: italianfilmclassics@gmail.com
Jun 21, 2012
Crossings is the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages annual publication highlighting the Division's graduates.  Included in this year's Crossings publication are personal essays from many of the DLCL graduates, as well as an update from the Division Chair and an update on the DLCL Research Unit.  You can download a .pdf of this years Crossings by clicking on the link below. As always, thank you to our donors.
Feb 15, 2012
http://french-italian.stanford.edu/opinions/Entitled Opinions, Robert Harrison’s radio show on Stanford’s own KZSU 90.1, is now over six years old. It began, in 2005, with an interview with Laura Wittman on Michel Tournier’s bouleversement of Crusoe, the novel Friday. In the years since, and nearly 140 episodes later, luminaries of varying provenance have graced the EO airwaves, some for repeat visits. Professor of Classics Andrea Nightingale, for example, has been on multiple times, in 2005, 2009, and 2011, speaking about Epicureanism, Plato’s Symposium, and Moby Dick...
Aug 30, 2011
We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Republics of Letters, which includes a forum on sovereignty, edited by David Bates and Dan Edelstein.
Aug 30, 2011
In “Renaissance-era Texts Reveal Origins of Gender Roles in France,” The Human Experience website features an interview with Cécile Alduy on the history of gender representations in France, and how it relates to the debates spurred by the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal in the last two months.  

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