The 2006 programme featured panels on a wide variety of topics including Violence, Confessions, Documentary Aesthetics, Music and Identity, Les Lettres et les Sciences, Genre and Experimentation, France and Scotland and Transcultural Paris. Our plenary speakers were:

Siân Reynolds (University of Stirling), ‘Paris–Edinburgh 1900’

Jonathan Culler (Cornell University), ‘Reading Les Fleurs du Mal Today’

Michèle Le Doeuff (CNRS), ‘Une vision moins intimidante du travail philosophique’, Un dialogue avec Elizabeth Fallaize (St John’s College, Oxford)

Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool), ‘”Un spectre oublié”: The Afterlives of Toussaint Louverture’

Full Programme

The Society for French Studies is grateful to the University of St Andrews and the Institut Français du Royaume Uni for their support of this conference.