Humanities Research Centre
Australian National University
21 - 23 October 2015
Art work by Fabienne Verdier
The goal of this colloquium is to offer an image of global France and global French, past,
present and future. How have French culture and politics been shaped by encounters with European neighbours and with the non-European world? How do contemporary migratory patterns and networks between France and the wider world compare to historical ones? How have neo-colonial practices been reshaped by globalized markets and transnational capital? How have various artforms allowed for the articulation of displacement, community and solidarity throughout French history and into the global present? In short, is the global a new horizon, or one that we are just discovering?
Professor Dominic Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool
Convenor: Dr Leslie Barnes
Registration Fee $100.00 includes Welcome Reception on 21 October 2015 and morning/afternoon tea and lunch on 22 and 23 October 2015
Conference Dinner $60.00 - 22 October 2015
Please register by 21 September 2015
A selection of standard twins and queen suites has been blocked for this conference. The rate on a standard twin is $152 per night bed and breakfast and on a suite $167 per night bed and breakfast. Please call 6125 5275 or 6125 5276 Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30pm.
Please quote 'Global French' when booking.