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Professor Zrinka Stahuljak featured in L’Histoire

Published: May 6, 2020

“Zrinka Stahuljak : formidable passeuse“ Journaliste- Juliette Rigondet « Je suis un concours de circonstances ! » pétille Zrinka Stahuljak avec la franchise qui la rend immédiatement sympathique. Certains de nos actes, de nos engagements, procèdent de nos choix, d’autres de hasards, de malentendus, de décisions prises par autrui. Quels sont donc les concours de circonstances…

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Apply Now! 2019-2020 French and Francophone Studies Undergraduate Awards

Published: May 5, 2020

FRENCH PRIZES 2019-20 Awards Flier MARTIN-TURRILL MEMORIAL AWARDS     Best Essays Awards One first prize of $1,000, a second prize of $750, and a third prize of $500 will be awarded for research papers on a literary or cultural topic written between Spring 2019 and Winter 2020. Papers must be written in French and be…

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Alumna Announced as Winner of 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French

Published: January 6, 2020

Dr. Thea Fronsman-Cecil, former PhD student of the UCLA French & Francophone Studies, has been announced winner of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French. She submitted a proposal for her book “Nous bâtirons un monde nouveau:” Punk polemics, aesthetics, and everyday life in metropolitan France and was selected as the winner for…

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Humanities Dialogues Symposium 2019

Published: June 14, 2019

The Humanities Dialogues are a series of meetings that foster fruitful and interesting conversations throughout the academic year. Students and members of the UCLA community are invited to explore the meanings of words / concepts essential to the human experience and to share their own experiences and ideas. This initiative was made possible with the…

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Professor Zrinka Stahuljak Visiting the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick (U.K), February 19-26, 2019

Published: February 13, 2019

The University of Warwick is delighted to welcome Professor Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA) as an International Visiting Fellow in 2018-19. Prof. Stahuljak will be participating in a series of research events taking place between 19th and 26th February 2019. Focusing on the theme of translation in the Middle Ages and beyond, events during Prof. Stahuljak’s visit include…

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Alumna Announced as Winner of 7th Annual Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award Competition

Published: September 5, 2018

Dr. Katelyn Knox, who received her Ph.D. from the UCLA Department of French & Francophone Studies in 2013, has been announced winner of the 7th Annual Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award competition. Dr. Knox received the award for best conference paper submitted by a junior colleague in the field of contemporary French and Francophone civilization and…

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L’immolation, une longue histoire politique

Published: April 19, 2018

Professor Laure Murat recently wrote an op-ed that was featured in the French newspaper, Liberation.  La joggeuse qui passait par là a d’abord cru que c’était un tas d’ordures qui brûlait. Quand elle s’est approchée, à distance des policiers présents, elle a distingué une silhouette. L’odeur, c’était celle de la chair calcinée. David Buckel, célèbre…

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Professor Zrinka Stahuljak invited to present at Collège de France

Published: April 18, 2018

Depuis l’engagement occidental en Afghanistan et en Iraq, le terme de « fixeur » est devenu fréquent pour désigner, quasi exclusivement, des hommes qui rendent des services multiples aux journalistes et aux armées étrangères. Le fixeur est en réalité un très vieux terme journalistique qui désigne un homme à tout faire dans des situations de conflit : c’est…

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Q&A: UCLA Department Chair Discusses Recent Appointment as CNN Commentator

Published: March 13, 2018

  Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, was appointed as the European affairs commentator for CNN, according to a UCLA press release. The Daily Bruin’s John Tudhope sat down with Thomas to learn about his journalism background and his upcoming role as a commentator. Daily Bruin: What will your position…

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