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All seminar meetings take place at the National Humanities Center in Durham, in the West Conference Room (2nd floor).


*Sunday, September 23, 5-7pm* – Kasia Stempniak (Duke, Romance Studies) on fashion and architecture in 19th-century Paris [*rescheduled due to Florence]

Sunday, October 28, 5-7pm – Joan Hinde Stewart (Hamilton College) on Joan of Arc and Marie Antoinette

Sunday, November 18, 5-7pm – Darci Gardner (Appalachian State) on Proust and cognition

Sunday, January 27, 5-7pm – Discussion of Robin Campillo’s 2017 film Beats Per Minute (120 battements par minute)

Sunday, February 24, 5-7pm — Dorian Bell, (UC Santa Cruz and Institute for Advanced Study) on race, migration, and technology in modern France

Sunday, March 31, 5-7pm — Jay Smith (UNC, History) on truth-telling, transparency, and accountability in early modern Europe

Sunday, April 21, 5-7pm — Anton Matytsin (Kenyon College, National Humanities Center) on the Académie des Inscriptions