Dr. Glacet's Most Recent Publication

Aymeric Glacet's most recent book, "Insults and other names of writers: Marcel Proust, Saint-John Perse, Michel Butor, Nabile Farès, A. Camus, JMG Le Clézio, P. Michon" was published in the summer of 2022.  

Ledford Wins Sewanee Faculty Award

Congratulations to the winners of Sewanee’s 2022 Faculty Awards, including (from left to right): Ben Mangrum, Liesl Allingham, Jennifer Matthews, and Julian Ledford.  Dr. Ledford received the award for Excellence in Academic Advising.  The awards were handed out during a reception in Guerry Garth on April 14.

Dr. Ledford Gives Lecture on Joseph Boulogne at Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Dr. Julian Ledford took part in the Music History and Theory Lecture Series at the University of California Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
His lecture, Undoing Black Mozart: Towards a Truer Legacy of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George, was given online on March 3, 2022. 

Sewanee French Department Reacts to Racism on Campus

The faculty of the French Department issued a departmental statement addressing the racist acts on campus:

Dear Students of French,

We, the faculty members in the Department of French and French Studies, would like to thank you for your activism in response to the racist actions of members of our community. You used your collective voice to decry racism and protect, comfort, and support your classmates who regularly face race-based discrimination and hatred. You revealed your belief that racism, being inimical to our safety and peace, has no place within our community. Additionally, you reminded us all that anti-racism requires action.

By this letter, we would like to reaffirm our support of anti-racist movements and anti-racist education. We stand with you and will continue to do our part to acknowledge and address racism wherever and whenever it is found. If you would like to speak with any of us, please do feel free to contact us via email.

In solidarity,

Dr. Aymeric Glacet, Ph.D.
Dr. Julian Ledford. Ph.D.
Dr. Kathryn Mills, Ph.D.
Dr. Don Rung, Ph.D.

Dr. Ledford Gives Presentation at DDFC Conference

Dr. Julian Ledford, along with two colleagues from Middlebury College (Dr. Eva Dessein) and Tennessee State University (Dr. Roxane Pajoul-Rodgers),  presented a paper at the 2020 DDFC (Diversity, Decolonization, and the French Curriculum) Conference entitled "Fostering equity and interculturality in diverse foreign language classrooms."

Dr. Ledford Publishes Article on Composer, Joseph Boulogne

Dr. Julian Ledford's article, "Joseph Boulogne, the Chevalier de Saint-George and the Problem with Black Mozart" was published in the Journal of Black Studies.

Dr. Glacet Contributes Chapter to Book about Claude Simon

In a recent publication about Nobel-Prize-winning author, Claude Simon, called Je pouvais voir, Dr. Aymeric Glacet contributed a chapter entitled, "Le monument aux morts de Claude Simon."

Dr. Mills' Presentation on Joseph de Maistre

Kathryn Oliver Mills gave a paper entitled “Reactionary Revolution: Joseph de Maistre and a language for modernity” at the 2021 Modern Languages Conference in January.

Mills Article Published

Dr. Kathryn Mills's article,“Retrying Flaubert,” just came out in Wiley Blackwell’s "Companion to World Literature."

Dr. Mills' Article Published in "Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality"

Dr. Mills' article, “Eloquent Confusion: Christian Wiman’s Long Home", just came out in "Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality," put out by Johns Hopkins University Press.