Sponsored Events

2016-17 Events

Monday, 24 October 2106, 4-5 p.m.
Alice Kaplan | John M. Musser Professor of French at Yale University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

2015-16 Events

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4-5 p.m.
Pierre Lemaitre | Prix Goncourt-winning French Author
and Screenwriter
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:30)
A Roundtable on Irène Némirovsky, Author of Suite Française
Panelists:
Susan Rubin Suleiman | C. Douglas Dillon Research Professor of the Civilization of France at Harvard University, 2015-16 TIAS Faculty Fellow
Olivier Philipponnat | Author of The Life of Irène Némirovsky
Nathan Bracher | Professor of French at Texas A&M University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Archaeology of the Ancient Temple of Apollo at Claros Turkey
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

Wednesday, 13 April, 2016, 9:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Conference on Foreigners and Outsiders in Modern European Culture
Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University

Past Events • 2014-2015

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:10 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
“French Women Today”

Annette Levy-Willard | French journalist and reporter
Lecture in French and English. Open to the public.

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:45-2 p.m.
“Crimes Against Humanity in France”

Annette Levy-Willard | French journalist and reporter
Lecture in French and English. Open to the public.

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3-3:50 p.m.
“Charlie Hebdo, Anti-Semitism, and Immigration in France”

Annette Levy-Willard | French journalist and reporter
During the INTS 205: Issues in International Studies class time. Lecture in French and English. Open to the public.

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4 p.m.
“Corporeal Memory, Intellectual Memory”
Pascal Bruckner | Essayist and novelist

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 4 p.m.
Lecture with Two French Scholars
“The Great War in France Today: A Look Back at the Centennial Year 2014″
Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau | Director, School for Advance Studies in the Social Science (EHESS)
“Remembering WWII: Heroes, Victims, Culprits”
Henry Rousso | Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)


Past Events • 2013-14

21 November 2013
Albert Camus Centennial Roundtable

25 November 2013
Guest Lecture by Laurent Binet
Laurent Binet | French novelist, author of award-winning novel HHhH

23 January 2014
Film Screening 
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann, by Michaël Prazan

24-25 January 2014
Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem: 50 Years On
A conference at the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research and the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University.

21 April 2014
“Negotiating the Time, Space, and Socialities of Dakar: Sembène Ousmane’s Faat Kiné”
Van Kelly | Associate Professor of French at the University of Kansas


 

Past Events – 2012-2013

31 October 2012
“Memorial Patriotism, Paradoxical Patriotism”

Pascal Bruckner | Essayist and Novelist

8 November 2012
“Eichmann in Jerusalem: No Ordinary Defendant” 
Henry Rousso | Institut d’histoire du temps présent (IHTP, Paris) and Visiting Professor at Yale University

20 February 2013
“Soviet Society at War”
Nicolas Werth | Research Director, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS); Senior Fellow, Institute of Contemporary History (IHTP), Paris

21 February 2013
Seminar on Stalinism
Nicolas Werth | Research Director, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS); Senior Fellow, Institute of Contemporary History (IHTP), Paris

20 March 2013
WWII Initiative Film Festival: Two Recent Films on the Holocaust

2:30-4:30 p.m.
Saviors in the Night (Unter Bauern)
Q&A at 4:30 with director Ludi Boeken

7-9 p.m.
La Rafle (The Roundup)
Q&A at 9 p.m. with French journalist Annette Levy-Willard and Glasscock Center director Richard J. Golsan

21 March 2013
“Holocaust Memory and the War on Terror: The Case of Boualem Sansal”
Debarati Sanyal | Associate Professor, Department of French, University of California, Berkeley