H-France Salon

Chief Editor
Patrick Bray, University College London (p.bray@ucl.ac.uk)

Associate Editors
Jennifer Heuer, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Lia Brozgal, University of California, Los Angeles
Gülru Çakmak, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Originating in 2009, H-France Salon is a multimedia journal of French Studies in its broadest sense, encompassing history, literature, cinema, art history, theory, and culture. Salons have included debates and collective reassessments of critical, methodological, and professional issues in our fields, tributes to influential individuals, recordings of conference presentations, webinars, and innovative blog projects. We welcome proposals that build on these initiatives or take us in new directions. Please contact us with ideas. (p.bray@ucl.ac.uk)

Volume 13, Issue 9
Remembering Dominique Kalifa (1957-2020)” 

Edited by:
Venita Datta, Wellesley College
Stéphane Gerson, New York University
Robin Walz, University of Alaska Southeast

This H-France Salon is the result of a friendship the three editors shared with Dominique Kalifa. It was born in the immediate aftermath of his untimely passing on September 12, 2020, in a flurry of emails, texts, and phone calls. As we mourned Dominique, we decided to honor his memory by asking colleagues, on both sides of the Atlantic, to share personal memories as well as reflections on his wide-ranging oeuvre and his central contribution to our academic world. The Salon includes eight essays by eleven contributors from France, the United States, and Canada as well as a recorded roundtable featuring three other scholars based in the U.S. and France. The international scope of Dominique’s work included exchanges with scholars in other parts of Europe, Latin America, and Asia as well; this Salon is by no means comprehensive.