French, Literature, and Culture News

Departmental Happenings

  • 06.04.2016 Soirée littéraire co-organized by the Department of French, Literature, and Culture, and the Department of English.
  • 04.04.2016 Guest speaker, Dr. Julie Paquette: "The Salman Rushdie Case: What Caused a Scandal? Postcolonial Thoughts on the Intersection Between Arts and Politics".
  • 09.03.2016 Cultural trip to the National Library and the TNM in Montreal: Waiting for Godot.
  • 08.03.2016 Guest speaker, Dr. Julien Lefort-Favreau: "Memory twists and self-criticism in installation narratives".
  • 12.01.2016 Guest speaker, Dr. Alain Goldschläger: "What Do Complotists Actually Say?" and " Shoah testimonies: a changing narrative".
  • 18.11.2015 Cultural trip to the TNM in Montreal: La divine illusion.

Honour Roll

Books and Journal Issues

  • 2015  Sophie Bastien, Anne Prouteau and Agnès Spiquel (eds.), Camus, l’artiste, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015, 340 p.


  • 25 & 26.02.2016 Sophie Bastien, "L’éthique camusienne comme aliment de résilience", at the international conference "From the Absurd to Revolt: Dynamics in Albert Camus 's thought ". Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Poland). Invited.
  • 08.06.2015 Sophie Bastien, "Les coups de génie dans le théâtre de Camus". Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya (Japan). Invited.
  • 30.05.2015 Sophie Bastien, "La descendance du docteur Bernard Rieux". At the Japanese Society of French Language and Literature, Meiji-Gakuin University, Tokyo.
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