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FRENCH EVENTS : SPRING 2007

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PRESENTATIONS

RETURNING STUDENTS FROM FRANCE

FEB. 6 (T) 4:00-5:00 pm
Herrick Room


“ Deflating the Legend: Michelet’s Portrayal of Napoleon”

PRESENTED BY THE FRENCH CULTURAL STUDIES COLLOQUIUM

JULIE MEYERS (’99), The University of Chicago

March 14 (W) 4:00-5:00 pm
Maas Conference Room


"LE SPECTACLE FRANÇAIS"

MARCH 29 (R) 6:30-8:00 pm
DeWitt Studio Theater


Visit to the ART INSTITUTE of CHICAGO

CÉZANNE TO PICASSO : AMBROISE VOLLARD,
PATRON OF THE AVANT-GARDE
(This groundbreaking exhibition focuses on art dealer Ambroise Vollard’s championing of artists such as Cézanne, Gauguin, Picasso, Renoir, and Van Gogh)
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EUGÈNE DELACROIX AND NORTH AFRICA
(Etchings and lithographs by the great Romantic painter Delacroix document his fascination with North Africa)

APRIL 4 (W) 8:30 am-7 pm

Visit the Art Institute's website at http://www.artic.edu/.


PRESENTATION OF STUDENT PAPERS
(In French)

April 18 (W) 4:00-5:00 pm
The Herrick Room/De Witt


FILMS
(In French with English subtitles)

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS

Jan. 30 (T) – Granberg/Library, 6:00 pm
Feb. 1 (Th) – MMC 243, 6:00 pm

Julien Quentin lives in a boarding school where he is a leader among his classmates. A lonely (Jewish) boy, Jean Bonnet, becomes good friends with Julien and they become inseperable until the German Gestapo shows up at the school and call out names as they look for Jews. Jean is taken away…

Directed by Louis Malle. 104 mns.


LE COMTE DE MONTE CRISTO


March 5 (M) – MMC 243 6:00 pm
March 7 (W) - Granberg/Library, 6:00


Tells the dramatic story of Edmond Dantes, a young French sailor who is falsely denounced as a political traitor and injustly imprisoned for 18 years without trial. After a daring escape, Dantes flees to the island of Monte Cristo, where he finds a colossal treasure bequeathed to him by a dying fellow inmate. Using these riches, he assumes a new identity and devises, plan to vengeance upon all those who betrayed him. TV adaptation of the work of Alexandre Dumas. With Gérard Depardieu. The first part only will be projected

(There are 4 parts).


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