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Faculty Research Grant: Cuillé examines ‘ideology of speed’ in European poetry

Faculty Research Grant: Cuillé examines ‘ideology of speed’ in European poetry

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster’s Faculty Research Grants provide opportunities for full-time faculty to pursue disciplinary-based research that lead to a work project. For Lionel Cuillé, inaugural Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of French and Francophone Studies, it means a chance for him to continue his research of the “ideology of speed” in European poetry at the beginning of […]

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Lyon-St. Louis International Art Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

Lyon-St. Louis International Art Exhibition Opens Oct. 4

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Art Exhibition of St. Louis – Lyon Sister Cities, Inc., opens with a reception on Friday, Oct. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Refreshments will be provided. The exhibition will be on display Oct. 1 – 24, during Webster University hours. The exhibit and reception […]

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Film Series: ‘The Ladies’ Paradise’ (Au bonheur des dames) June 13

Film Series: ‘The Ladies’ Paradise’ (Au bonheur des dames) June 13

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series and the Centre Francophone present a restoration of the 1930’s silent film, The Ladies’ Paradise (Au bonheur des dames), with live accompaniment by the Poor People of Paris, on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is $4 for Webster faculty and staff and free for […]

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‘Crossing Cultures’ Book Signing and Discussion May 23

‘Crossing Cultures’ Book Signing and Discussion May 23

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to a discussion and book signing with Lynne Breakstone and Nicole Jouane, authors of Crossing Cultures: in English et en français on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the Sunnen Lounge. In the early 1960s, two women set off in opposite directions to cross the Atlantic to spend a year […]

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Discussion of St. Louis’ French Beginnings May 3

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Centre Francophone presents professor Sharon Person discussing “St. Louis au Pays des Ilinois: French Beginnings” on Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m., in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Person has collaborated with Carl Ekberg, the leading historian of French Illinois, on an article and forthcoming book about early St. Louis maps that present St. Louis […]

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