La Floride française: Florida, France, and the Francophone World
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The Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies and the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University will host an International Conference 20-21 February, 2014 on the place of French and Francophone culture in Florida. The conference, involving scholars on both sides of the Atlantic, will be open to the public and will run for 2 days as part of the continuing celebration of the 450th anniversary of French heritage in Florida.
|Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University|
|Frank Lestringant, University of Paris-Sorbonne|
|Michael Wintroub, University of California, Berkeley|
|TD Allman, Journalist and Author|
- The French presence in Florida, from the founding of Fort Caroline at Jacksonville in the 16th century to the founding of “French Town in Tallahassee” on the lands of the Marquis de Lafayette to more recent French excursions.
- The image of Florida and its peoples in the French imagination from “la nouvelle France” of the 16th century to the romantic visions of Chateaubriand, Jules Vernes and beyond.
- The presence of celebrated French in Florida, including Achille Murat, the nephew of Napoleon I, and Jean-Jacques Audubon, the French-American illustrator of birds.
- The on-going and vibrant role of Haitian and Francophone peoples in Florida with their historical legacies to the French empire in the New World and Caribbean
- Florida in French and Francophone film and literature
- Florida and visual art from France and the Francophone Caribbean
For further information, please contact the organizers:
Martin Munro, Dept. of French, FSU (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Darrin McMahon, Dept. of History, FSU (email@example.com)
François Dupuisgrenet-Desrousilles, Dept. of Religion, FSU
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