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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


French Literature Conferrence

French Literature Conference


The French Literature Conference is held biennially in the spring. It focuses on a pre-announced topic, such as:

  • 1968 in Global Perspectives (2018) Call for papers (abstract deadline Oct. 1, 2017)
  • Hybrid Genres / L'hybridité des genres (2016)
  • Odysseys: Travel Narratives in French (2014)
  • Girls (2012)
  • The Environment (2011)
  • French Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalysis in French (2010)
  • Stealing the Fire (2009)
  • Translation (2008)
  • Violence (2007)
  • Queer Sexualities (2006)
  • Civilization (2005)
  • Victims and Victimization (2004)
  • The Child (2003)
  • Imagined Geographies (2002)
  • Beginnings (2001)
  • The Documentary Impulse (2000)
  • The Mother (1999)
  • Origins and Identities (1998)
  • Literature and Religion (1997)
  • Literature in/and the City (1996)
  • Ethnography (1995)
  • Perceptions of Values (1994)
  • Discontinuity and Fragmentation (1993)
  • On the Margins (1992)
  • Strategies of Rhetoric (1991)
  • Poetry and Poetics (1990)
  • Narratology and Narrative (1989)
  • Feminism (1988)

Proceedings of the French Literature Conference are published each year in the French Literature Series (FLS).