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Cécile Alduy (French, Stanford)

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015. 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 216)
Meeting Description: 
Speaker:
Cécile Alduy is Associate Professor of French and Director of the French and Italian Department at Stanford. Her research focuses on French Renaissance literature and contemporary French politics and culture. She is the author of "The Politics of Love: Poetics and Genesis of the "Amours" in Renaissance France (1549-1560)" (2007) and, more recently, "Marine Le Pen prise aux mots. Décryptage du nouveau discours frontiste (2015)", which uses digital humanities and textual analysis to probe the rhetoric of the National Front. Prof. Alduy is currently co-editing a special issue of the journal "Occasion" with Dominic Thomas and Bruno Cornellier on “The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and their Aftermath.”
 
Meeting description:
This week we will meet to discuss Prof. Alduy’s lecture “How New is the New National Front? Mapping Out Marine Le Pen’s Rhetorical Turn With Digital Humanities Software.”
 
There is no pre-circulated paper for this week’s workshop.

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