H-France Salon Volume 5

Originating in 2009, H-France Salon is an interactive journal that welcomes proposals which will enhance the scholarly study of French history and culture.

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A collection of similar papers, discussions, etc. published on H-France as "Occasional Papers" are available here.

 

H-France Salon, vol. 5, issue 16
Roundtable: Reflections on Revolutionary Violence


Panel Session at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

 

The links to the session appear below, divided into three sections.

 

Chair: Gary Kates, Pomona College
Presenters:
Paul Hanson, Butler University
Lynn Hunt, University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Mason, Johns Hopkins University
Jeremy Popkin, University of Kentucky

 

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H-France Salon, vol. 5, issue 15
Roundtable: Pedagogies of Change: Academics and Engagement in French History
Panel Session at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

 

The links to the session appear below, divided into three sections.

 

Chair:  Naomi Andrews, Santa Clara University
Presenters:
Caroline Campbell, University of North Dakota
Rachel Chrastil, Xavier University
Paul Hanson, Butler University
Jean Pedersen, University of Rochester

 

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H-France Salon, vol. 5, issue 14
Collaboration, Transgression and Protest in Vichy France
Panel Session at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

Chair:  Shannon Fogg, Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

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Gayle Brunelle, California State University-Fullerton & Annette Finley-Croswhite, Old Dominion University (Presentation by Finley-Croswhite)

Terrorism and the Hard Edge of the Extreme Right in France, 1936-1942

 

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Gayle Brunelle, California State University-Fullerton & Annette Finley-Croswhite, Old Dominion University (Presentation by Brunelle)

Collaborating to Kill: Vichy and the Mouvement Sociale et Révolutionnaire in the Assassination of Marx Dormoy

 

Issue #3
Keith Rathbone, Northwestern University
Transgressive Exercises: How Vichy's Sports Societies Shielded Social Outcasts

 

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Commentary by Shannon Fogg, Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

H-France Salon, vol. 5, issue 13
Session in Memory of Donna Ryan (1948-2012)
Panel Session at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

The links to the session appear below, divided into three sections.

Organizer: Kathryn Norberg, UCLA

Moderator:  Hines Hall, Auburn University

Guest Presenters:       
        John Sweets, University of Kansas
        Anne Quartararo, United States Naval Academy
        Barry Bergen, Gallaudet University
        April Shelford, American University
        Victoria Thompson, Arizona State University

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H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issue 12

Disharmony: War, Decolonization, and National Identity in 1960's French Popular Music
Conference Panel at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

 

Chair: Rachel Gillett, Harvard University
Issue #1
Bronson Long, Georgia Highlands College
Le Diable (Çava): War and Belgian National Identity in the Music of Jacques Brel

Issue #2
Elizabeth McGregor, Anna Maria College
Jazz, the Algerian War, and Decolonization

Issue #3
Jonathyne Briggs, Indiana University Northwest
Johnny à l'armée: Nationalist Visions of Youth in the Era of Decolonization

Issue #4
Commentaryby Sandrine Sanos, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

 

H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issue 11

Humanities in a Digital Age:  Using Digital Tools for Research and Teaching
Conference Panel at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

 

Chair:  Sean Takats, George Mason University

Issue #1
Christopher Church, University of California, Berkeley
The Language of Citizenship and the Calculus of Disaster:  Civic Duty
and Economics following the
1891 Hurricane in the French Antilles

Issue #2

Hélène Huet, Pennsylvania State University
Mapping Decadence: Visualizing Relationships Between Writers and Publishers

Comment: David Del Testa, Bucknell University

 

H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issue 10

Popular Culture under the Occupation and Liberation
Conference Panel at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

Chair: Joelle Neulander, The Citadel
Issue #1
Robin Walz, University of Alaska Southeast
Crime au marché noir:  Detective Fiction under the Occupation
Issue #2
Scott Haine, University of Maryland
The Drama of Daily Life: Simone de Beauvoir's Literary and Autobiographical Writings on Cafe Life during WWII
Issue #3
Audra Merfeld Langston, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Judging Justice: Marcel Aymé’s La Tête des autres and the Press
Issue #4
Commentary by Sarah Fishman, University of Houston

 

H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issue 9

Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century France
Conference Panel at
Western Society for French History
Atlanta, Georgia
25 October 2013

  

Chair:  Paul Hanson, Butler University
Issue #1
Kenneth Loiselle, Trinity University
Women and Male Friendship in Old Regime Freemasonry

Issue #2
Christine Zabel, University of Heidelberg
Disguising Gender and Cloaking Sex: Authenticity, Appearance, and Affect in the French Enlightenment

Issue #3
Claire Cage, University of South Alabama
The Père de Famille and the Priest in Revolutionary France


Issue #4
Commentary by Gary Kates, Pomona College

H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issue 8

Webinar: "Writing the History of Empire: Past Approaches, New Perspectives."

H-France's spring webinar occurred on 18 April 2013.
It can be viewed here
Webinar Leader:  Eric Jennings, University of Toronto
Co-Participants:  Alice Conklin, The Ohio State University, and Laurent Dubois, Duke University.

Moderator:  Charles Walton, Yale University

Webinar Reading List:
Gregory Mann, "What was the Indigénat?  The Empire of Law in French West Africa"
Clifford Rosenberg, ""The International Politics of Vaccine Testing in Interwar Algiers,"
Alice Conklin, “Boundaries Unbound:  Teaching French History as Colonial History, and Colonial History as French History,”
The Chapter "Caribbean France" in Laurent Dubois' Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France

Eric Jennings

 

H-France Salon, Volume 5, Issues 1-7

H-France is proud to be able to provide for its readers the following issues of the H-France Salon: seven different sessions from the April 2013 Society for French Historical Studies Conference.

5.1: THE SOCIAL IMAGINARY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE Chair: Jan Goldstein, University of Chicago
Paul Verlaine, Masks, and the French Fin-de-Siècle,James Johnson, Boston University
The ‘Bas-Fonds’ as a Social Imaginary,Dominique Kalifa, University of Paris I-Sorbonne
A Grave Accord: Reimagining Paris in the City of the Dead (1804-1830)
Erin-Marie Legacey, Texas Tech University

 

5.2: PLENARY LUNCHEON: FOR WHOM DO WE WRITE?
         Moderator: Stéphane Gerson, New York University         
        David A. Bell, Princeton University              
        Gayle A. Brunelle, California State University, Fullerton     
        Jeffrey Jackson, Rhodes College                  
        Caroline Weber, Barnard College
Video available here

5.3: VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENMENT
        Chair: Keith Baker, Stanford University  
Seeing the Light in the Age of EnLIGHTenment: Reflections on a Future Study,Darrin McMahon, Florida State University
Enlightenment Rights Talk,Dan Edelstein, Stanford University
Inner Shuddering in the French Provinces,Emma Rothschild, Harvard University 
Comment: J. Kent Wright, Arizona State University

5.4: PLENARY SESSION: ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY AND NARRATIVES OF FRENCH HISTORY
Chair: Mary D. Lewis, Harvard University   
Michael Bess
, Vanderbilt University 
Caroline Ford, UCLA     
Jean-François Mouhot, Georgetown University 

5.5: FRENCH UNIVERSALISM AND ITS EXCEPTIONS
Chair: Sandrine Sanos, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
The UNESCO Campaign Against Racism and the New Ethnological Humanism of 1950s France, Stefanos Geroulanos, New York University
From Complementarity to Asymmetry: Algeria, Counter-Insurgency, and the Emergence of the Guerrilla as Free Radical, Julian Bourg, Boston College
Republicanism and the Critique of Human Rights, Camille Robcis, Cornell University
Comment: Bruno Perreau, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panel Discussion

5.6: NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION:  A DISCUSSION OF RECENT SCHOLARSHIP (I)

Chair: Lesley Walker, Indiana University South Bend

History of Science as Means:  Mediating the Materialist and Political Histories of the French Revolution
        Kenneth Alder, Northwestern University
Putting the 'New Positivism' to Work on Politico-Literary History:  The Case of the French Revolution
        Julia Douthwaite, University of Notre Dame
Reassessing the Rhetoric and Reality of 'Nature' in the Politics of the French Revolution
        Mary Ashburn Miller, Reed College
Video (with audio) available here
Audio-only version available here

5.7: NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION:  A DISCUSSION OF RECENT SCHOLARSHIP (II)

Chair: Julia Douthwaite, University of Notre Dame

Cosmétiques, artifice, et nature
        Catherine Lanoë, Université d'Orléans
La physionotrace
        Guillaume Mazeau, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Audio-only version available here