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France and the Atlantic Republican Tradition



Friday, January 11, 2013 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 252



France and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Introduction: Keith Baker (Stanford University)
Andrew Jainchill (Queen’s University): “The Marquis d’Argenson’s Republican Monarchy.”
Céline Spector (Université Bordeaux 3): “‘Building Chalcedon with the Byzantium Shore Before His Eyes’: Oceana from Harrington to Montesquieu.”
James Swenson (Rutgers University): “On Republican Virtue.”
— Break —
J. Kent Wright (Arizona State University): “Republican Historiography, Cult of Antiquity, French Specificity - Or, Everything But the Kitchen Sink!”
Dan Edelstein (Stanford University): “‘Give Me Liberty or…What?’ Resistance Theory in Enlightenment Thought and the French Revolution.”
Keith Baker (Stanford University): “Roots of French Revolutionary Republicanism.”
The presentation of every paper (20 mins) will be followed by a 20 min discussion.
Sponsored by the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; the France-Stanford Center; the French Culture Workshop; and the Stanford Humanities Center.