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Princeton University senior Aaron Robertson has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. He is among the 32 American recipients of the prestigious fellowships, which fund two to three years of graduate study at Oxford.
Professor Christy Wampole published an op-ed in the New York Times about the crafting of a syllabus: "My Syllabus, My Self"
This new volume from Oxford University Press includes essays on "Montaigne's Travel Journal" by François Rigolot (Meredith Howland Pyne Professor Emeritus) and "Montaigne on Language" by Katie Chenoweth (Assistant Professor).
This summer, 15 Princeton undergraduates immersed themselves in the rich tradition of French theater in the first PIIRS Global Seminar to be held in France: "French Theater Today: Practice and Performance in Paris and at the Avignon Theater Festival," taught by Florent Masse, senior lecturer in French and Italian.
Professor David Bellos's translation of Georges Perec's Portrait of a Man was runner-up for the 2015 Scott-Moncrieff Prize for Translation from French awarded by the Society of Authors (UK)
On April 5 the Italian architect and designer Matteo Pericoli presented at the Princeton Art Museum his drawing I tre regni (The Cosmos of Dante's Divine Comedy), in the framework of the Dante course ITA 303, taught by Simone Marchesi.
Professor André Benhaïm, Professor of French and Italian is featured in the February issue of Princeton Magazine in an article titled “Vive La France! French Culture in Princeton”
Professor Christy Wampole and the students of her graduate seminar FRE 540: Italo Calvino in France organized a feast to celebrate the author who inspired the course. Read Professor Wampole's blog post about the event here

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