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French News & Announcements
The 2024 French issue of MLN invites original contributions, in English or in French, to a special issue entitled “Passage to the Nineteenth Century” edited by Daniel Desormeaux in collaboration […]
Registration is open for the 48th Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCSF) conference, which will be held in Baltimore from November 9-11, 2023. The theme of the conference is Passages / […]
According to Daniel Desormeaux, William D. and Robin Mayer Professor, secrecy is a key part of Haitian history. He has been interested in the political history of secrets, especially secrets surrounding the Haitian Revolution, for decades. Read about his current research in the Spring 2022 issue of Arts & Science Magazine.