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University of California Santa Barbara

Please join me in congratulating Ronald Tobin for the publication of his article “Britannicus or The Secrets of...

4 weeks 3 days ago
University of Washington

Congratulations are also in order for Geoffrey Turnovsky, whose piece “Crying into Print: Sentimental Reading, Spiritual...

4 weeks 3 days ago
Université de la Réunion

Félicitations à Tristan Alonge pour la parution de son nouveau livre, Racine et Euripe : La révolution trahie (Genève : Droz, 2017)....

12 weeks 16 hours ago
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:59

If you have any announcement that you would like to share, please send your message to the following persons:

1- Portail du Dix-septieme Editors in Chief

Charlotte Trinquet du Lys, ctrinquet@gmail.com

Jennifer Tamas, jennifer.tamas@rutgers.edu

2-« In the month of ... in seventeenth-century France »:

Audrey Calefas-Strebelle, Editor in Chief (acalefasstrebelle@mills.edu)

Céline Bohnert, Université de Reims, Editor (celinebohnert@yahoo.fr)

3-XVIIth Century News

Jessica KAMIN, Editor in Chief, jessica.kamin@gmail.com

Mathilde Bedel, Editor...

News

Jessica Kamin, 20 July, 2017
Please find below the link to the H-France Forum dedicated to Ellen R. Welch's new book, A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France (UPenn Press, 2017).
 
It includes four reviews of the book by Stephen Bold, Scott Sanders, Brian Sandberg, and Sarah Alyn-Stacey, as well as a response by the author: a...
Jessica Kamin, 04 June, 2017

What: online exhibit created by Hélène Bilis and Wellesley students, featuring historical inspirations for Marie-Antoinette's hairstyles (with many 17th century references)

To view the exhibit: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/des-coiffures-pour-lhistoire/index

To view the article featuring the project: http://www.journal18.org/nq/between-hairstyle-and-history-...

Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

What: marionnette parody based in part on play by Jean-François Regnard (1689)

When: 7-29 July 2017

Where: Chapeau d'Ebène Théâtre - 13 Rue Velouterie, 84000 Avignon

For more information, see: 

...

Jessica Kamin, 25 May, 2017

Rare Book Exhibit at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto

SPIRITUS VITALIS: MELANCHOLY AND HUMOURAL SCIENCE IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

Drawing on a variety of materials from plays to herbals to religious volumes, this exhibition of rare books from the rare book collection of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (...

Jessica Kamin, 27 April, 2017

In the second part of this free, open course by Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Georges Forestier leads you through the classical theater and contributions of Corneille, Moliere, and Racine:

Free registration: ...

Jessica Kamin, 24 April, 2017

What: Le Siège de Calais (1765) by Pierre-Laurent de Belloy

Two performances: SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017, 6:00...

On This Day

20 Feb 1683
Philip, Duke of Anjou was born at Versailles.  He would later be crowned King Philip V, the first Bourbon king of Spain. 
 
20 Feb 1685

René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, intending to establish a colony near the mouth of the Mississippi River, lands with 200 surviving colonists at Matagorda Bay on the Texas coast, believing the Mississippi near. He establishes Fort St. Louis.

Announcements

Job ID: 42995 Location: Tallahassee, FL Department: Modern Languages and Linguistics | French Program

Responsibilities The...

JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN CLASSICS / LINGUISTICS and PHILOLOGY / FRENCH / SPANISH Applications are invited for a stipendiary...

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, invites applications for a tenure track position...

Scholarly Activities

Corps possibles et mondes parallèles: Que font l’anticipation et la science-fiction aux arts de la scène ?

Vendredi 23 mars 2018...

La revue électronique ATeM, consacrée à l’étude interdisciplinaire de toutes les formes d’expression linguistique liées à la musique et...

The editors of French Historical Studies seek articles for a special issue on the theme of fashion in French history to appear in 2020...