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The Department of French and Italian cosponsored a two-day conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Alain Badiou: Thinking the Infinite.  The intention of the conference was to unite mathematicians and philosophers eager to engage with Badiou’s ontological and mathematical postulates.  Nick Nesbitt, the Department of French and It
Italian Students visit the Metropolitan Opera House to see Puccini’s “Turandot”
Guillaume Gallienne a Visiting Lecturer in the Humanities Council and Belknap Fellow in French and Italian (Spring 2018), a French Actor, and Director, Sociétaire of the Comédie-Française, recently discussed his teaching philosophy and lessons that he attempts to impart upon his students, with the Daily Princetonian's Katja Stroke-Adolphe.
In early March, French actor and director Guillaume Gallienne led a master class for students in L’Avant-Scène to help them prepare for their upcoming production of “Un fil à la patte,” by Georges Feydeau.
December 5, 2017- The Modern Language Association of America announced it is awarding its twenty-fourth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book to Christy Wampole, Department of French and Italian, Princeton University, for Rootedness:: The Ramifications of Metaphor, published by the University of Chicago Pres
David Bellos, department of French and Italian, discusses his new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables, with Eleanor Wachtel of CBC Radio's Writers & Company.

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