THIS PAGE IS AN ARCHIVE OF PREVIOUS YEARS' GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOPS.
Graduate Student Workshops at the Center in Paris are a convivial and lively forum that meets bimonthly. They provide advanced graduate students, faculty, and outside scholars from various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to share and discuss their current research.
Faculty Sponsors, 2007-08
- Professor Jan Goldstein (History)
- Professor William Sewell (History, Political Science)
- Venus Bivar (History)
- Thomas Dodman (History)
Steve Sawyer (University of Chicago, History)
“The Revolutionary Municipality”
Joyce Cheng (University of Chicago, Art History)
"Mask, Mimicry, Metamorphosis: Minotaure and Mythic Thinking in Surrealist Culture, 1933-1939"
Jean E. Pedersen (Eastman School of Music, Rochester)
"The Gender of Truth: Men and Women as Public Intellectuals in France, 1890-1914"
Timothy Tackett (University of California, Irvine, History)
"The Origins of a Revolutionary Mentality in 1786-89: The Old Regime Correspondence of Five Revolutionaries-to-be"
Micah Alpaugh (University of California, Irvine, History)
"The Emergence of the Parisian Political Demonstration: Developing Nonviolent Protest in the French Revolution, 1787-95."
Alexia Yates (University of Chicago, History)
"A Means and not an End: 'Agents d’affaires' and the parameters of economic identity in Third Republic France"
David Van Zanten (Northwestern University, Art History)
Donald James (University of Chicago, Music)
"The Politics of Aesthetic Centralization: Jazz, Policy and Place in Paris."
William Sewell (University of Chicago, History, Political Science)
"The Empire of Fashion and the Rise of Capitalism in Eighteenth Century France."
Lisa Graham (Haverford College, History)
"Fiction, Kingship, and the Politics of Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century France"
Eddie Kolla (John Hopkins University, History)
"The affair of the princes possessionnés in Alsace and the legal legitimacy of the popular will"
Elaine Kruse (Nebraska Wesleyan University, History)
“The Fantasy of Greuze's "The Angry Wife": Defamation and Divorce"
Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois, Law)
Jacqueline will present a progress report on her ongoing research on police surveillance of immigrant communities in France.
Jochen Häberlen (University of Chicago, History)
“Social and Political Life among Lyonnais Workers, 1929-1936”
Bernard Harcourt (University of Chicago, Law)