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Aug 24
Annual welcome-back reception for students, faculty, and staff. By invitation only; please check your Evite for


Todd Reeser, Professor of French and Director of the GSWS Program, has been awarded a ten-month senior residential fellowship in AY2019 in Lyon, France under the auspices of the EURIAS to conduct archival research on his ongoing "Transgender France" book project, and become part of a research team at the Max Weber Center. His research community in Lyon is focused on the subcategory of "Sexualités, couples, identités."

Prof. James Coleman has co-edited (with Andrea Moudarres, UCLA) Luigi Pulci in Renaissance Florence and Beyond: New Perspectives on his Poetry and Influence (Brepols).

Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Distinguished Professor of French, has been elected as an Officer of the Medieval Academy of America. She will serve on the Academy's Council, its primary governing body, for three years, culminating in 2020-2021 when she will serve as President of the Academy.

Congratulations to our colleague David Pettersen, who has been admitted to the Ordre des Palmes​ Académiques by the French Ministry of Education.