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May 22, 2018, on the occasion of the La Maison Française of NYU Gala Benefit, Ambassador Gérard Araud, Elizabeth F. Stribling, and Guillaume Gallienne were presented with The Medal of Honor of the Center for French Civilization and Culture.

In the course “Derrida’s Library: Deconstruction and the Book,” taught by Assistant Professor of French and Italian Katie Chenoweth, students learned about the philosopher Jacques Derrida through his working library, which now resides at Princeton.

André Maman, professor of Romance languages and literatures, emeritus, and a "deeply beloved" advocate of French culture and civilization for generations of Princeton students, died April 13 at his home in Princeton, New Jersey.

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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...

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. Gallienne is a four-time Césars winner (French Academy Awards) for “Les Garçons et Guillaume à table” (2013) and has been a member of the...

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