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Talk: Patrick Modiano, Prix Nobel de littérature 2014

We extend a warm welcome to Dr. Bruno Blanckeman, professor of XX and XXI century French literature at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3. Recognized expert in the work of Patrick Modiano, author of several essays and 150 scholarly articles, Dr. Blanckeman has lectured in many countries. At the Sorbonne Nouvelle he is co-director of the Centre d'étude du roman des années cinquante au contemporain (CERACC), a working group that holds an annual seminar dedicated to narrative literature in French from 1968 to the second decade of the XXI century. Dr. Blanckeman will hold the talk Patrick Modiano, Prix Nobel de littérature 2014 : un romancier de l'ombre on Wednesday, March 4th. More ...

Language Assistantships in France

The department has issued a CALL for APPLICATIONS for TWO English Language Assistantships for the next academic year (September to June). The positions are available to students presently enrolled, or to recent graduates.
Option 1: Working at the Institut Supérieur de l'Automobile et des Transports (ISAT), an engineering school located in Nevers. The ISAT is part of the Université de Bourgogne. 
Option 2: Working at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, in the Department of English, with several other anglophone teaching assistants.
Please click here for complete information and the application form.The deadline for applications is March 16. Candidates need only submit one application to be considered for both positions.


Learning and Working in Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Students participating in the Alcalá de Henares Group Study Program will have a golden opportunity to be immersed in Spanish culture for six weeks. The courses are offered by the Franklin Institute, a division of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (UAH), which is one of the oldest and top ranking universities in Spain. It is also known for being the birthplace of the prominent Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
This GSP in Spain will include language training, an internship and three tours to the most important cultural sites of the Spanish peninsula. UAH will place students at international corporations, universities, research, cultural and technology centres in the Madrid area.
Students may apply for the Julio Peris Scholarship.
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Festival du film d’éducation

20 mars 2015 à 19h00. Craigie Hall C309
Entrée gratuite.

Title : Sur le chemin de l'école
Le film suit 4 enfants pour qui le chemin de l'école est un véritable périple. Au Kenya, Jackson doit marcher 15 kilomètres dans la savane avec sa petite sœur. Dans les montagnes du Maroc, Zahira rejoint son internat au terme de 4 heures de marche sur des chemins caillouteux. En Argentine, Carlo traverse à cheval les plaines de Patagonie. En Inde, Samuel, 13 ans, qui a perdu l'usage de ses jambes, est emmené à l'école par ses deux petits frères, qui poussent ou tirent son fauteuil roulant. L'envie d'accéder au savoir, d'avoir de meilleures conditions de vie que leurs parents, leur donne ce courage.

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