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Monthly Departmental Newsletter

Monthly French Newsletter

August 26, 2010



Congratulations to Christopher Carignan who successfully passed his prelim on Thursday Aug. 19. Members of his committee were: Professors Zsuzsanna Fagyal (French, co-director), Ryan Shosted (Linguistics, co-director), Douglas Kibbee (French), Annie Tremblay (French & SLATE), Chilin Shih (Linguistics & EALC). The title of Chris' doctoral dissertation is: "A phonetic analysis of acoustic, aerodynamic, and articulatory characteristics of nasal vowel production in two dialects of French."

Patrick Bray & Maggie Flinn are now faculty affiliates of the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

French Forum

Audrey Evrard presents "Le documentaire français repense ses fondements politiques," a talk that she will be giving at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, Nottingham Trent University. Please come to give her feedback.
Wednesday, September 1, 4-5 p.m. in 2090B FLB


Maggie Flinn published "Jean-Louis's Moments of Jean-Jacques" in Studies in French Cinema Vol. 10, No. 2, 141-152.

Editorial Note

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