AccueilFrench Historical Studies

ColloqueNon classée



    French Historical Studies

    47th Annual Meeting

    *  *  *

    Publié le dimanche 17 décembre 2000 par Marin Dacos


    Society for French Historical Studies 47th Annual Meeting Chapel Hill, North Carolina March 8 - 11, 2001 The annual meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies for the year 2001 will be hosted by the University of North Carolina, Chap


    Society for French Historical Studies
    47th Annual Meeting
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    March 8 - 11, 2001

    The annual meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies for the year 2001 will be hosted by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The meeting will take place at the historic Carolina Inn , a charming southern-style hotel on the campus of the University and close to downtown Chapel Hill. The hotel reservation form is now available for viewing or downloading. Special events include exhibits of French art and rare French books at UNC’s Ackland Art Museum and Wilson Library. There will be receptions on each evening of the conference. A concluding banquet at the Carolina Inn will feature a talk by Professor Robert Forster (John Hopkins University) on "France Overseas" and a concert by Mamadou Diabate . Conference registration forms are available on this site for viewing or downloading.

    A plenary session featuring Professors Eric Fassin (Ecole Normale Supérieure) and Richard Kuisel (Georgetown University) will examine the recent history and problems of French-American cross-cultural perceptions, conflicts, and stereotypes. . The Friday lunch at the Carolina Inn will be organized like a collection of French salons. A host or “salonniere” at each table will provoke conversation on a specific theme or era or problem in French history, and everyone will have opportunities to add a “bon mot.” Participants will select a particular,thematic table when they register for lunch.

    Apart from invited guest speakers, all participants in the program must be members of the Society. To join the Society, simply subscribe to French Historical Studies, or write to: Journals Fulfillment, Duke University Press, Box 90660, Durham, NC 27708-0660.

    For other queries, please contact the President (Lloyd Kramer) or Vice-President (Don Reid) of the Society for 2000-2001: and

    Society for French Historical Studies

    47th Annual Meeting

    March 8-10, 2001

    University of North Carolina

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Schedule of Events

    Thursday, 8 March


    5:00-8:00 pm

    Carolina Inn, Lobby

    Reception at Wilson Library

    6:00-8:00 pm

    Special Exhibition: Art and Books in the Age of Napoleon

    Friday, March 9

    Continental Breakfast

    7:30-8:30 am

    Carolina Inn, Lobby


    8:00 am-4:00 pm

    Carolina Inn, Lobby

    Book Exhibit

    8:30 am-4:30 pm

    Carolina Inn, Sunroom

    Session 1


    8:30-10:15 am

    All events at the Carolina Inn

    1A: French as an International Language

    North Parlor

    Chair: Robert Kreiser, AAUP

    Paul Cohen, Princeton University: Courtiers and Peasants in the Empire of French: The Social Implications of the Promotion of French in the Seventeenth Century

    Debra Everett-Lane, Columbia University: The Search for Common Understanding: French at International Scientific Conferences in the Nineteenth Century

    Jonathan Gosnell, Smith College: "Francisation" and the Politics of Language in Colonial Algeria

    Comment: Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Virginia

    1B: Bad Bachelors, Bad Couples, Bad Kids: Violence, Democracy and the Family in Fin-de-Siècle France

    South Parlor

    Chair: Rachel G. Fuchs, Arizona State University

    Katharine Norris, University of California, Berkeley: The Wages of Severity: Rethinking Childhood Discipline in Turn-of-the Century France

    Judith Surkis, Cornell University: The Perversion of "Bachelors": Education and Desire in the Belle Époque

    Eliza E. Ferguson, Duke University: Out of Control: Cultural Constructions of Violence in the fin-de-siècle

    Comment: Patricia O'Brien, University of California, Riverside

    1C: Intellectuals and the Left in the 1950s

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Leslie Derfler, Florida Atlantic University

    Michael Christofferson, Penn State University, Erie: The Politics of French Intellectuals' Protest Against the Repression of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    James Le Sueur, La Verne University: No Middle Ground for French Intellectuals: Frantz Fanon and the Anti-Colonial Left Wing

    Craig Keating, University of British Columbia: Adherence as Performance: University Intellectuals and Communism in Postwar France

    Comment: Michael Kelly, University of Southampton

    1D: Visions of Race and Ethnicity in the Twentieth Century

    Club Room

    Chair: Owen White, University of Delaware

    Dana S. Hale, Howard University: "La Force Noire": Images of Africans and Blacks in Colonial Propaganda and Advertising Trademarks, 1914-1940

    Anne Ruffin, Brigham Young University: Regenerating the Race Through Sport in Indochina and France During World War II

    Richard L. Derderian, National University of Singapore: Algeria as a "Lieu de Mémoire": Ethnic Minority Memory and National Identity in Contemporary France

    Comment: David Prochaska, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne

    1E: Spaces and Networks of Political Communication in the French Revolution

    Chancellors' Ballroom East

    Chair: Jack Censer, George Mason University

    Bette W. Oliver, University of Texas, Austin: Chamfort at the Palais Royal: An Alternative Sphere of Influence

    Jill Maciak, University of York: Stepping Over the Official Line: Revolutionary Authorities and Rural Political Communication Networks

    David Andress, University of Portsmouth: Spaces and Publics—the Problems of Parisian Democracy in the First Year of the French Revolution

    Comment: Bill Olejniczak, College of Charleston

    1F: Roundtable: When Did it Become Likely that France would Lose a Second World War?

    Chancellors' Ballroom West

    Chair: Stuart Campbell, Alfred University

    Joel Blatt, University of Connecticut, Stamford

    Michael Carley, University of Akron

    Richard Crane, Greensboro College

    Carole Fink, Ohio State University

    William Irvine, York University

    Eugenia Kiesling, United States Military Academy

    Sally Marks, Providence, Rhode Island

    Stephen A. Schuker, University of Virginia

    Comment: The Audience

    1G: Female Readers and Reading Practices in Nineteenth-Century France

    Hill Ballroom South

    Chair: Lisa Tiersten, Barnard College

    James Smith Allen, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale: George Sand the Freemason? A Gendered Reading of Masonic Works

    Elisabeth-Christine Muelsch, San Angelo State University: How Compulsory Schooling and the "Loi Naquet" Put Female Genres and Reading Habits on the Line

    Willa Z. Silverman, Penn State University: Of Books and Bookwomen: Discourses on Women's Reading Practices in fin-de-siècle France

    Comment: Eileen S. De Marco, University of California, San Diego

    1H: Dilemmas of Social Reform in the 20th Century

    Hill Ballroom North

    Chair: Joel Colton, Duke University

    Bernard Grindel, Ohio State University: The Economic Basis of Populist Protest: Pierre Poujade's Shopkeepers

    Steven Zdatny, West Virginia University: Implementing the 8-hour Day in Petite Entreprise

    Comment: Judith Stone, Western Michigan University

    Comment: Michael Hanagan, New School for Social Research

    Coffee Break

    10:15-10:30 am

    Carolina Inn, Lobby

    Session 2


    10:30 am –12:15 pm

    All Events at the Carolina Inn

    2A: Seeing and Being Seen: Private and Public Uses of the Paris Opera

    North Parlor

    Chair: André Spies, Hollins College

    David Chaillou, Paris IV: La mise en scène des entrées et des sorties de l'Empereur à l'Opéra de Paris entre 1810 et 1815 est-elle un rituel politique?

    Vincent Burret, Paris I: Le Foyer de la Danse de l'Opéra de Paris: un Observatoire privilegié de la vie culturelle mondaine au XIXe siècle

    Christina E. von Koehler, City University of New York, Graduate Center: Invisible Men: Privatization and Its Impact Upon the Dancers of the Paris Opéra

    Comment: Lenard Berlanstein, University of Virginia

    2B: Rethinking the Public and Public Opinion in the Eighteenth Century

    Club Room

    Chair: Dena Goodman, University of Michigan

    Thomas Kaiser, University of Arkansas, Little Rock: The Public and Public Opinion in Pre-Enlightenment France

    Gail Bossenga, University of Kansas: Defining Society in the Old Regime and Habermas's Public Sphere

    Jon Cowans, Rutgers University—Newark: On the Blatant Illiberalism of the French Revolution: Public Opinion and Political Culture

    Comment: James Van Horn Melton, Emory University

    2C: Women at Court: Queens and Mistresses in the Ancien Regime

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Joan Landes, Penn State University

    Lynn Wood Mollenauer, University of North Carolina, Wilmington: The King's Touch: Ritual, Power, and Place at the Court of Louis XVI

    Jennifer Germann, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Conflicting Images: (Re)viewing the Portraits of Marie Leszczinska (1703-1768)

    Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, SUNY, Albany: Mme de Pompadour at the French Academy of Painting and Sculpture, 1745-1764

    Comment: Sheila Ffolliott, George Mason University

    2D: Law and Resistance: Encoding and Decoding Privilege, Piety, and Practice

    Club Room

    Chair: Janine Lanza, Appalachian State University,

    Michael Breen, Reed College: "The Consent of the People and the Authority of the Sovereign": Provincial Custom and Royal Absolutism in Burgundy

    Daniella J. Kostroun, Duke University: Convents and Constitutionalism: Port Royal and the Struggle for Legal and Religious Reform under Absolutism, 1661-1681

    Sydney Watts, University of Richmond: Lenten Rules and Claims of Subsistence in the 18th-century Parisian Meat Trade

    Comment: Albert N. Hamscher, Kansas State University

    2E: France and America: Celluloid Exchanges

    Chancellors' Ballroom East

    Chair: Richard Kuisel, Georgetown University

    Jacques Portes, Paris VIII: Protectionism or Anti-Americanism: French Policy towards American Movies Since 1946

    Jens Ulff-Moller, University of Copenhagen: Franco-American Film Diplomacy in the Post World-War II Period

    Richard Abel, Drake University: The Reception of Gaumont Films in the USA, 1910-1914

    Comment: Richard Kuisel and the Audience

    2F: French Intellectuals and Vichy: The Problem of Collaboration

    Chancellors' Ballroom West

    Chair: Donald Reid, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Andrés H. Reggiani, Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires: From New York to Vichy: Alexis Carrel and the Politics of Reactionary Modernism

    Seth Armus, Saint Joseph's College: Amérique-juive: The Convergence of anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism in the work of Pierre-Antoine Cousteau

    Norman Ingram, Concordia University: From the Rue d'Ulm to Hard Labour: The Political Trajectory of René Gerin

    Comment: Alice Kaplan, Duke University

    2G: Colonial Versions of France, French Versions of the Colonial

    Hill Ballroom South

    Chair: Alison Klairmont-Lingo, Raleigh, North Carolina

    Malick W. Ghachem, Stanford University: The Anxiety of Atlantic Influence: Free Blacks in Saint-Domingue, Slaves in France

    Joshua S. Schreier, New York University: Domesticating the Civilizing Mission: Colonial Categories for Metropolitan Jews

    Michael R. Shurkin, Johns Hopkins University: Tocqueville, Algeria, and France's Jewish Quesiton

    Comment: David A. Bell, Johns Hopkins University

    Luncheon and Salon Tables

    12:15-1:45 pm

    Hill Ballroom

    Each table has a theme for a salon-style conversation

    Salon Table Hosts and Themes

    David A. Bell, Johns Hopkins University: Debates and Controversies in Historical Studies of French Jews

    Jack Censer, George Mason University: Teaching French History with New Technologies

    Herrick Chapman, New York University: New Approaches and Debates in 20th-century French History

    Judith Coffin, University of Texas: Debates and Controversies in French Colonial History

    Dena Goodman, University of Michigan: The Salon Tradition in French Culture

    Nancy Green, EHESS: Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity in Modern France

    Sarah Hanley, University of Iowa: Gender, State and Society in Early Modern France

    Alice Kaplan, Duke University: Rethinking the Occupation and the Meaning of Vichy France

    Joan Landes, Penn State University: Nationalism and Gender Identities in Post-Revolutionary France

    Sarah Maza, Northwestern University: The Bourgeoisie in French History

    Robert Nye, Oregon State University: Gender and the History of the Body in France

    Jeremy Popkin, University of Kentucky: The Challenges of Teaching French History Today

    Prochaska, David, University of Illinois: The French in North Africa and North Africans in France

    William Sewell, University of Chicago: Has the New Cultural History Grown Old?

    Vanessa Schwartz, University of Southern California: What Happens when Historians Study Visual cultures?

    Debora Silverman, UCLA: Art History and Social/Political History: Exchanges and Dissonances

    Session 3



    All Events at the Carolina Inn

    3A: The Social and Political Life of Things: Architecture and Material Culture in the 18th Century

    North Parlor

    Chair: Christine Adams, St. Mary's College of Maryland

    James Livesey, Trinity College, Dublin: What Difference does it Make? Ploughs and Politics in Revolutionary Languedoc

    Rebecca L. Spang, University College, London: The Stuff of Virtue: Materiality and Sensibility in Revolutionary Paris

    Marie-France Morel, CNRS: Un Palais pour les petits abandonnés? L'hôpital des Enfants Trouvés à Paris au XVIIIe siècle

    Comment: Cissie Fairchilds, Syracuse University

    3B: French-Jewish Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century

    South Parlor

    Chair: Torbörn Wandel, Truman State University

    Nancy Grey, University of South Alabama: Rewriting the Gospel in Twentieth-Century France: Edmond Fleg's Franco-Jewish Vision

    Jonathan Judaken, University of Memphis: "To be or not to be French, that was never the question": Soixante-Huitard Reflections on "la question juive"

    Simon Sibelman, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh: "Le coupe de Sirocco": Sephardi Jewish Identity at the Fin-de-siècle

    Comment: Jeffrey Haus, Tulane Univerisy

    3C: Forging French Identity: France and Its Colonies in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Jill Casid, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Anne Meyering, Michigan State University: The Louvre's "Négresse": An Icon of Imperialism

    Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss, Duke University: Slave-Owner Relationships in early 19th-century France

    Tom Hill, University of Chicago: The Parisian Proletariat and the Re-Ordering of Algerian Society after 1848

    Comment: Judith Coffin, University of Texas

    3D: French State Development: Nobles, Taxes, and Finances in early-modern France

    Club Room

    Chair: Katherine Crawford, Vanderbilt University

    Michael Wolfe, Penn State, Altoona College: The Logistics of Municipal Fortification Construction in Early Modern France

    Brian Sandberg, Millikin University: Warrior Nobles, Civil Violence, and State Development in the French Wars of Religion

    Stephen Miller, UCLA, The Social Underpinning of Absolutism: Taxation and Private Fortunes in 18th-century Languedoc

    Comment: George Comninel, York University

    3E: Violence, Seduction, and the History of Women and Gender in Transatlantic Perspective

    Chancellors' Ballroom East

    Chair: Nancy Green, EHESS

    Cécile Dauphin, Centre de Recherches historiques: Violence and Seduction: New Themes for the Study of Women And Gender

    Laura Lee Downs, University of Michigan: Transatlantic Studies of Women and Gender: A response to Cécile Dauphin

    Laura Frader, Northeastern University: Transatlantic Studies of Women and Gender: A response to Cécile Dauphin

    Comment: Nancy Green and the Audience

    3F: Roundtable: Approaches and Problems in Cultural History

    Chancellors' Ballroom West

    Chair: Jennifer Popiel, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

    Kathleen Kete, Trinity College: Where do we locate "culture-building"?

    Anna Maslakovic, SUNY, New Paltz: The Spatial Turn and "Espace Public": The Case of Lyon

    Alison Murray, University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Film as a Source for Cultural History

    Allan Pasco, University of Kansas: Revolutionary Divorce, Literature, and Cultural History

    Comment: The Audience

    3G: Fraternity, Sociability and Politics in the Nineteenth Century

    Hill Ballroom South

    Chair: Scott Haine, Holy Names College

    Steven Kale, Washington State University: High Society and the Organization of French Political Life in the Early Nineteenth Century

    Carol E. Harrison, Kent State University: Catholic Fraternity and the Bourgeois Public Sphere: The Early Years of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

    Patricia Turner, Lehigh University: Civic Feasts: Club Banquets and the Growth of Civil Society in the Early Third Republic

    Comment: Ted Margadant, University of California, Davis

    Session 4


    4:00-5:30 pm

    Hanes Art Center Auditorium

    Plenary Session: Contemporary French Views of the United States: New Images, New Fears, and New Exchanges

    Chair: Lloyd Kramer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Eric Fassin, École Normale Supérieure: Good Cop, Bad Cop: "America" in French Intellectual Life since the 1980s

    Richard Kuisel, Georgetown University: No Thanks Uncle Sam: The Paradox of Contemporary French Anti-Americanism


    5:30-7:30 pm

    Ackland Art Museum

    The Ackland Museum's special exhibition, "Seasons of Paris," will be open for conference participants at this time.

    Saturday, March 10

    Continental Breakfast

    7:30-8:30 am

    Carolina Inn, Lobby


    8:00-11:00 am

    Carolina Inn, Lobby

    Book Exhibit

    8:30 am-4:30 pm

    Carolina Inn, Sunroom

    Session 5


    8:30-10:15 am

    All Events at the Carolina Inn

    5A: Images of Confinement: Femininity, Science, Medicine and the Body in France and its Dominions

    North Parlor

    Chair: John Rothney, Ohio State University

    Robert Hendrick, St. John's University: Negative Stereotypes of Women in Images of Science in fin-de-siècle France

    Jonathan Marshall, University of Melbourne: Hysterical Mimicry: The Performativity of Hysteria at the Salpêtrière Women's Asylum in the Late Nineteenth Century

    Richard Keller, Rutgers University: Pinel in the Maghreb: Madness, Liberation, and Confinement in French Tunesia

    Comment: Alice Bullard, Georgia Institute of Technology

    5B: France and America: Exchanges and Rivalries in the Modern Era

    South Parlor

    Chair: Michael Smith, University of South Carolina

    Carol Armbruster, Library of Congress: French Pulp Fiction in Turn-of-the-Century America

    Brian A. McKenzie, SUNY, Stony Brook: "The Key to Plenty": Promoting the American Way of Life in France Through Film

    François Le Roy, Northern Kentucky University: France's "Mirage" Challenge: French Military Jets Sales and the United States, 1958-1969

    Comment: Christopher Endy, California State University, Los Angeles

    5C: The City of Paris: Photography, Memory, and the Museum

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Robert Brown, University of North Carolina, Pembroke

    Carol Mavor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Childhood Regained: The Boyhood Photographs of Jacques-Henri Lartigue

    Kirsten Hoving, Middlebury College: Indecisive Moments: Paris, Through Surrealist Lens

    Elizabeth Gray Buck, Independent Scholar, Chapel Hill: Long and Silent Confidences: The Musée Gustave Moreau, the Musée Rodin and the Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner under the Third Republic

    Comment: Matthew Affron, University of Virginia

    5D: The Creation of Culture Heroes in Revolutionary France

    Club Room

    Chair: Morag Martin, SUNY, Brockport

    Sheryl Kroen, University of Florida, Gainesville: "Tartufferie": Molière's Revolutionary Legacy

    Carla Hesse, University of California, Berkeley: Revolutionary Transformations of Rousseau: the Story of His Editions, 1789-1800

    Comment: Margaret Waller, Pomona College

    5E: Race, Immigration, and the Republican Tradition

    Chancellors' Ballroom East

    Chair: Wendy Perry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Clifford Rosenberg, New School University: Immigration and the Ambiguities of Political Policing in Interwar Paris

    Mary Dewhurst Lewis, Smith College: Beyond Inclusion Versus Exclusion: Immigrants and Citizenship in Interwar France

    Sandrine Bertaux, EHESS/Istituto Univeritario Europeo: Catégories juridiques et categories raciales pour représenter la population métropolitaine, 1898-1945

    Comment: Tessie Liu, Northwestern University

    5F: New Perspectives on the Occupation

    Chancellors' Ballroom West

    Chair: Linda Orr, Duke University

    Stephen Kargère, Brandeis University: Jewish Collaboration in France under the German Occupation: The Joinivici Case

    Lynne Taylor, University of Waterloo: Popular Protest in Northern France, 1940-1945

    John Hill, Brandeis University: Some Dangers of Resistance and Collaboration in Occupied France: The Raymond Beure Case

    Comment: Paul Jankowski, Brandeis University

    5G: Rethinking Labor in the Revolutionary Era

    Hill Ballroom South

    Chair: Cynthia Koepp, Wells College

    Leonard N. Rosenband, Utah State University: Reconsidering Discipline at the End of the Old Regime

    Jeff Horn, Manhattan College: Coalitions, Compagnonnage and Competition: Bordeaux's Labor Market (1775-1825)

    Jennifer J. Davis, Penn State University: Labor Organization and Practices Among Rouen's Culinary Professionals, 1778-1791

    Comment: T. G. A. Le Goff, York University

    5H: Mood and Moment: 1789, 1938, 1968

    Hill Ballroom North

    Chair: Jay Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Gilbert Shapiro, University of Pittsburgh: The Mood of the French in 1789

    Benjamin F. Martin, Louisiana State University: The Mood of the French in 1938

    Michael Seidman, University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Supplying Paris: Food and Fuel in May 1968

    Comment: Sarah Maza, Northwestern University

    Coffee Break

    10:15-10:30 am

    Carolina Inn, Lobby

    Session 6

    Saturday, 10:30-12:15 am

    All Events in the Carolina Inn

    6A: Imagining the Nation: Race, Alsace, and Versailles in Modern France

    North Parlor

    Chair: Barry Bergen, Gallaudet University

    Roland Hsu, University of Idaho: Seeing a Past-Perfect: The Construction of a National Museum and Counter-Terrorism at Versailles

    Shane Story, Rice University: The Myth of French Alsace, 1871-1918

    Elisa Camiscioli, University of Chicago: Race, Nation, and Citizenship in the Early Twentieth-Century Immigration Debate

    Comment: Jo Margadant, Santa Clara University

    6B: Crime, Citizenship, and Community, 1750-1900

    South Parlor

    Chair: Alan Williams, Wake Forest University

    Jeremy Hayhoe, University of Maryland: Crime, Local Communities, and the State in northern Burgundy, 1750-1789

    Miranda Spieler, Columbia University: French Ex-convicts and the Limits of Citizenship

    James M. Donovan, Penn State University, Mont Alto: Not a Right but a Public Function: The Debate in the National Assembly over the 1872 Law on the Formation of the Jury

    Comment: William Reddy, Duke University

    6C: Religion and Authority from the Reformation to the Revolution

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Kristen Neuschel, Duke University

    Michelle Marshman, Northwest Nazarene University: Religious Reform in the Correspondence of Marguerite of Navarre

    Mita Choudhury, Vassar College: "In the Shadows": The Denunciation of Monastic Despotism in the Eighteenth Century

    Joseph F. Byrnes, Oklahoma State University: Constitutional Bishops of the Convention: Accommodating or Promoting Revolution

    Comment: James Collins, Georgetown University

    6D: Rethinking the Modernity and Modernization of 19th-Century France

    Club Room

    Chair: Helen Chenut, University of California, Irvine

    Steven E. Rowe, Duke University: Literacy and the Birth of Modernity?: The Social Role of Working-Class Writing Practices in the 19th Century

    Diana Snigurowicz, Depaul University: Modernity Embodied: Spectacles of Monstrosity and the Transition to Urban Modernity

    Anthony J. Steinhoff, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga: Making Modern France: Just Add Religion?

    Comment: Denise Z. Davidson, Georgia State University

    6E: Revolution and Terror

    Chancellors' Ballroom East

    Chair: George Taylor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Patrice Gueniffey, Centre Raymond Aron, EHESS: La terreur: accident ou fatalité des revolutions?

    Keith Michael Baker, Stanford University: Classical Republicanism and the Terror

    Comment: Patrice Higonnet, Harvard University

    6F: What is the Place of the French Language in the World Today?

    Chancellors' Ballroom West

    Sponsored by the Institut Français de Washington to mark the Institut's 75th anniversary

    Chair: Catherine Maley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Albert Valdman, Indiana University: French in the Caribbean Basin

    Julie Auger, Indiana University: French in Canada and in France

    Carl Blyth, University of Texas: French in Africa and in Global Technology

    Comment: The Audience

    6G: Vichy and Regional Historians

    Hill Ballroom South

    Chair: Kolleen Guy, University of Texas

    Patrick Hutton, University of Vermont: Philippe Ariès and the Secrets of the History of Mentalities

    Claude Reynard, University of Western Ontario: History Dismissed: Assessing the Contribution of Local Historians to Academic Research

    Philip Whalen, University of California, Santa Cruz: The Cultural Project of Burgundian Regionalism and Vichy

    Comment: Caroline Ford, University of British Columbia

    SFHS Awards Luncheon

    12:15-1:45 pm

    Hill Ballroom


    Lenard Berlanstein: University of Virginia

    Executive Director of SFHS

    Session 7


    2:00-3:45 pm

    Events at the Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall

    7A: Roundtable: Contemporary Music in the Francophone World: A Conversation with Musicians from Mali

    North Parlor

    Chair: James Winders, Appalachian State University

    Mamadou Diabate, Kora player

    Famora Diabate, Balafon player

    Fuseini Kouyate, Nagoni player

    Abdoulaye Diabate, Jeli singer

    Comment: The Audience

    7B: Visual Culture, Mass Culture, and the Writing of History

    South Parlor

    Chair: Aaron Segal, East Carolina University

    Don Lacoss, University of Michigan: Pensez à votre maman: Reading Surrealist Détornement as Propaganda

    Greg Shaya, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University: Reading the Illustrated Newspaper in France, c. 1900

    Comment: Michael L. Wilson, University of Texas, Dallas

    Comment: Vanessa Schwartz, University of Southern California: Historians and Visual Culture

    7C: Gender-Identity and Power in Modern France

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Elinor Accampo, University of Southern California

    Barbara Day-Hickman, Temple University: Fashion, Gender and Power in Popular Caricature and Texts During the Second Republic

    Mary Lynn Stewart, Simon Fraser University: Fabric and Femininity

    Robert Nye, Oregon State University: Embodiment and the Transmission of Masculinities

    Comment: Gretchen van Slyke, University of Vermont

    7D: Adolphe to the Avant-Garde: Religious Sensibility in Constant and Cocteau

    Club Room

    Chair: Steven Vincent, North Carolina State University

    Helena Rosenblatt, National Humanities Center: Sentiment and Sociability in Benjamin Constant: From Adolphe to De la religion

    Stephen Schlosser, Boston College: Antimodernist/Ultramodernist?: Jean Cocteau, Jacques Maritain, and the 1920s Parisian renouveau catholique

    Comment: Steven Vincent, North Carolina State University

    7E: Gender/Politics: Women, Suffrage, and Political Expression in the French Third Republic

    Peabody Hall 215

    Chair: Birgitte Soland, Ohio State University

    Daniella Sarnoff, Xavier University: Voting Right: Suffrage, the Jeunesses Patriotes, and the Croix de Feu

    Karen Huber, Ohio State University: The Duty to Vote: Catholic Women and Suffrage in Third Republic Brittany

    Sara Kimble, University of Iowa: Political Uses of the Law and Feminism in the Third Republic

    Comment: Joy Hall, Auburn University

    7F: Defining France: National Identity and Myth, 1900-1940

    Peabody Hall 216

    Chair: Nancy Fitch, California State University, Fullerton

    Sean Kennedy, University of New Brunswick: André Siegfried and the Articulation of French National Identity

    Nadia Malinovich, Lehman College, CUNY: Reshaping Franco-Judaism: Discourses of Jewish Identity in France, 1900-1932

    Paul Schue, California State University, Fullerton: The Creation of French Fascist Myths in the Spanish Civil War Writings of Robert Brasillach

    Comment: David Schalk, Vassar College

    7G: Writing Reform: Intellectuals on Social Reform in the July Monarchy

    Peabody Hall 217

    Chair: Keith Luria, North Carolina State University

    Carolyn Johnston, University of North Texas: Theophile Gautier's Theater Criticism During the 1840s

    Lynn L. Sharp, Whitman College: Reincarnation, Socialism, and Reform in the Writings of Jean Reynaud

    Victoria Thompson, Arizona State University: Urban Space and Social Reform During the July Monarchy

    Comment: Matthew Ramsey, Vanderbilt University

    7H: Media and Cultural Politics in the Popular Front

    Peabody Hall 104

    Chair: Sarah Farmer, University of Iowa

    Brett Bowles, Iowa State University: Screening the Popular Front: The Sociology and Politics of Moviegoing, 1935-1938

    Joelle Neulander, University of Iowa: Radio and Cultural Propaganda: The Popular Front, the 1937 Radio Elections and Marius Riollet's "France"

    Robin Walz, University of Alaska, Southeast: Tout à fait Maigret (malgré lui-même): The French Detective as National Icon in the Era of Americanization

    Comment: Herrick Chapman, New York University

    Coffee Break

    3:45-4:00 pm

    Carolina Inn, Meeting Room Corridors

    Session 8


    4:00-5:45 pm

    Events at Carolina Inn and Peabody Hall

    8A: Roundtable: Rethinking French Colonial History

    North Parlor

    Chair: John Kim Munholland, University of Minnesota

    Robert Forster, Johns Hopkins University: France in America

    William Cohen, Indiana University: French Western Africa

    Patricia Lorcin, Texas Tech University: France Outre-mer: Gender and Women in the Colonies

    Michael G. Vann, University of California, Santa Cruz: Teaching the French Colonial Period of Vietnamese History

    Comment: The Audience

    8B: Art, History, and Pedagogy

    South Parlor

    Chair: Mary Sheriff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Beth Wright, University of Texas, Arlington: Education/Emulation/Illustration: The ABCs of Patriotism in 1793

    Anne Schroder, Duke University: Fragonard and David at the Louvre: Re-Considering History

    David O'Brien, University of Illinois: Colonial Reproduction: France's Orient in its Art and History

    Comment: Candace Clements, University of Hartford

    8C: Cultural Entanglements: France and America in an Age of Revolution

    Alumni Room

    Chair: Sylvia Neely, Penn State University

    Doina Pasca Harsanyi, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Jacques-Pierre Brissot, the Marquis de Chastellux, and the Images of America in pre-Revolutionary France

    William Chew, Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussels: Yankees Caught in the Cross-fire: The Trials and Travails of Americans in Revolutionary France

    Comment: William Stinchcombe, Syracuse University

    8D: Enacting Citizenship: Ritual and Practice in the Republican Tradition

    Club Room

    Chair: John I. Brooks III, Fayetteville State University

    Avner Ben-Amos, Tel Aviv University: Festival and Utopia in the Republican Tradition: From Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Emile Durkheim

    Timothy Baycroft, Univeristy of Sheffield: Cultural Appropriation in Modern France

    Sue Peabody, Washington State University: Slave, Subject, Citizen: Gender, Freedom, and Politics in the French Caribbean, 1635-1848

    Comment: William Sewell, University of Chicago

    8E: Feminist Worldviews in the Third Republic

    Peabody Hall 215

    Chair: Judith A. DeGroat, St. Lawrence University

    Venita Datta, Wellesley College: Feminist Nietaxcheans or Nietzschean Feminists? Fremch Women Writers look at Nietzsche

    Carolyn J. Eichner, University of South Florida: "A Wild Woman in Petticoats": Feminism, Socialism, and Anti-Clericalism in the fin-de-siècle Public Lectures of Paule Mink

    Comment: Karen Offen, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Stanford University

    8F: Legacies of Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991)

    Peabody Hall 216

    Chair: Michele Longino, Duke University

    Raymond Spiteri, University of Western Australia: Surrealism in Henri Lefebvre's Critique de la vie quotidienne: Between the Everyday and the Marvellous

    Erica J. Peters, University of Chicago: Revolutions in Everyday Life: A Colonial Reading of Lefebvre

    Michael Kelly, University of Southampton: Henri Lefebvre: The Intellectual as Prophet

    Comment: Bud Burkhard, University of Maryland University College

    8G: Belonging to the French Nation, 1945 to the Present

    Peabody Hall 217

    Chair: Jeremy Popkin, University of Kentucky

    Yaël Simpson Fletcher, University of the South: Catholics, Communists and Colonial Subjects: Working-Class Militancy and Racial Difference in Post-War Marseilles

    Joshua Cole, University of Georgia: Discipline and Punish or Preserve and Protect? The "Action sociale pour les français musulmans d'Algérie," 1959-1962

    Catherine Raissiguier, University of Cincinnati: Gender, Migration, and the French Republic: The "sans-papiers" Movement in the 1990s

    Comment: Todd Shepard, Rutgers University/Université de Paris X

    8H: Clientage, Wealth and Power: New Views on the Early Modern French Nobility

    Peabody Hall 104

    Chair: Mack P. Holt, George Mason University

    J. H. M. Salmon, Bryn Mawr College: A Second Look at the "noblesse seconde": The Key to Noble Clientage and Power?

    Stuart Carroll, University of York: The Peace In the Feud in 16th- and 17th-century France

    Sharon Kettering, Montgomery College: Household Patronage and the Court Career of the duc de Luynes

    John J. Hurt, University of Delaware: The parlementaires of Louis XIV and the Bankruptcy of 1709

    Comment: Jonathan Dewald, SUNY, Buffalo


    • Chapel Hill, États-Unis


    • jeudi 08 mars 2001

    Source de l'information

    • Site SFHS
      courriel :

    Pour citer cette annonce

    « French Historical Studies », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le dimanche 17 décembre 2000,

    Archiver cette annonce

    • Google Agenda
    • iCal