H-France Salon, Volume 14 (2022)

Volume 14, Issue 5

French Presse: “Minerva’s French Sisters: Women of Science in Enlightenment France”
February 6, 2022

Sponsored by the Society for French Historical Studies, the French Presse dialogue series features discussions with authors about their new and forthcoming books on French and francophone history. 

In this webinar, Nina Gelbart (Occidental College) discusses her book Minerva’s French Sisters: Women of Science in Enlightenment France (Yale University Press, 2021) with Kathleen Wellman (South Methodist University) and answers questions from the audience watching the event live.

Introduction by Sally Charnow (Hofstra University) and Judith Coffin (University of Texas at Austin)

Video available HERE

Volume 14, Issue 4

French Presse: “At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris”
January 23, 2022

Sponsored by the Society for French Historical Studies, the French Presse dialogue series features discussions with authors about their new and forthcoming books on French and francophone history. 

In this webinar, Rachel Anne Gillett (Utrecht University) discusses her book At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris (Oxford University Press, 2021) with Jonathyne Briggs (Indiana University Northwest) and Kesewa John (University College London Institute of the Americas) and answers questions from the audience watching the event live.

Introduction by Sally Charnow (Hofstra University)

Video available HERE

Volume 14, Issue 3

Webinar: “NCFS Unbound: The History of French Literature on Film”
December 16, 2021

For the third NCFS Unbound! webinar of the 2021-2022 academic year, Kate Griffiths (Cardiff University) and Andrew Watts (University of Birmingham) discuss their new book The History of French Literature on Film (Bloomsbury, 2020) with Susan Harrow (University of Bristol).

Introduction by Masha Belenky (George Washington University)

Video available HERE

The schedule of past and future episodes is available HERE. For more information about NCFS Unbound!, contact series organizers Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University), Masha Belenky (George Washington University), and Susan McCready (University of South Alabama) at ncfsbookseries@gmail.com.

Volume 14, Issue 2

Webinar: “NCFS Unbound: Precarious Partners”
November 19, 2021

For the second NCFS Unbound! webinar of the 2021-2022 academic year, Kari Weil (Wesleyan University) discusses her new book Precarious Partners: Horses and their Humans in Nineteenth-Century France (Chicago University Press, 2020) with Cheryl Krueger (University of Virginia).

Introduction by Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University)

Video available HERE

The schedule of past and future episodes is available HERE. For more information about NCFS Unbound!, contact series organizers Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University), Masha Belenky (George Washington University), and Susan McCready (University of South Alabama) at ncfsbookseries@gmail.com.

Volume 14, Issue 1

Webinar: “NCFS Unbound: Mormons in Paris”
September 23, 2021

Following the postponement of the Nineteenth-Century French Studies Association’s annual colloquium in 2020, Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University), Masha Belenky (George Washington University), and Susan McCready (University of South Alabama) arranged NCFS in Captivity, a series of conversations about new and forthcoming books relating to nineteenth-century France.

For season 2, NCFS in Captivity returns as NCFS Unbound! In the first webinar of the 2021-2022 academic year, Corry Cropper (Brigham Young University) and Christopher Flood (Brigham Young University) discuss their new book Mormons in Paris: Polygamy on the French Stage, 1874-1892 (Bucknell University Press, 2020) with Susan McCready (University of South Alabama).

Introduction by Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University)

Video available HERE

The schedule of past and future episodes is available HERE. For more information about NCFS Unbound!, contact series organizers Rachel Mesch (Yeshiva University), Masha Belenky (George Washington University), and Susan McCready (University of South Alabama) at ncfsbookseries@gmail.com.