This event will feature twenty minute thesis presentations from second year MA students in French from the Department of French & Italian.
Presenters will include:
Sarah Agou, a second year MA student in French whose research interests include Classical and Romance linguistics, psychoanalysis—especially the works of Luce Irigaray, representations of women and femininity in literature from antiquity to modernity, and feminist thought surrounding the Libreria delle Donne di Milano. Following graduation, Agou will begin doctoral studies in Romance Languages from the University of Oregon.
Caroline Godard, a senior honors student pursuing a BA/MA in French and a major in English literature whose research interests include memory, the autobiographical novel, and the relationship between literature and the visual arts. Following graduation, Godard will be pursuing a Masters in Modern Languages at the University of Oxford.
Abigail Culpepper, a senior honors student pursuing a BA/MA in French and a major in Linguistics whose research interests include, psychoanalysis, lyric studies, 19th century French women poets, and the relationship between continental philosophy and literary criticism. Following graduation, Culpepper will begin doctoral studies in French at Brown University
Reception to follow.