News on “What You Must Know About the French Revolution: Literary Round Table / Les Must de la Révolution française: Table ronde littéraire”

sade1-sizedirma00MSpeakers and titles for session on Friday March 19, 2010, 8am – 9:30 am, in the Hotel Albuquerque, at ASECS Annual Meeting on “Les Must/ What You Must Know about the French Revolution”:
Pamela Cheek (Univ. of New Mexico): Isabelle de Charrière, Trois femmes (1798)
Nanette Le Coat (Trinity Univ., San Antonio, TX): Pauline Guizot, Les Contradictions (1799) et La Chapelle d’Ayton (1800)
Catriona Seth (Université de Nancy 2 and Visiting Indiana Univ.): François Vernes, Adélaïde de Clarencé ou les Malheurs et les Délices du sentiment (1795)
Antoinette Sol (Univ. of Texas at Arlington): Elisabeth Guénard, Irma ou les malheurs d’une jeune orpheline (An VIII)
James Steintrager (Univ. of California Irvine) : Marquis de Sade, La Philosophie dans le boudoir (1795)
Jennifer Tamas (Stanford Univ.): Olympe de Gouges, La Déclaration des droits de la femme (1791)Olympe de Gouges
Format: Round Table. Speakers will present position papers 5-7 minutes in length on the one book that people “must” read to understand the French Revolution.
Update, 2/18/10: Longer versions of the papers are now available on the website: http://whatyoumustknowaboutthefrenchrevolutionli.wordpress.com/
For information, contact jdouthwa@nd.edu.

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