The JHU Tournées Festival, now in its fifth year, will bring seven French-language films to the Homewood Campus February 20 to March 2. This year’s screenings—all free and open to the public—include a physical comedy, thrillers, a behind-the-scenes documentary on a fabled restaurant, and Leos Carax’s indescribable Holy Motors.
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The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Stephen G. Nichols CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow.
Meet two academic sleuths who are looking in places long ignored to discover new things about old texts.
French professor Stephen Nichols is among the new members elected to the 2013 class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Romanesque Signs: Early Medieval Narrative and Iconography is a classic of medieval scholarship that laid the foundations for viewing literature as an historical artifact that should be read in conjunction with the art, architecture, sculpture and religious rituals produced in the same period.
Le dix-neuvième siècle a connu une ambition encyclopédique nouvelle, il a rêvé d’un rapport assuré au monde et à la connaissance, mais il a connu aussi bien – ce faisant – un rapport déroutant à la fragmentation, à la pluralité, aux contradictions, aux illusions.
Styles of Enlightenment argues that alongside its democratic ideals and its efforts to create a unified public sphere, the Enlightenment also displayed a tendency to erect rigid barriers when it came to matters of style and artistic expression.
How much can we know about sensory experience in the Middle Ages? These essays examine the psychological, rhetorical, and philological complexities of sensory perception from the classical period to the late Middle Ages.
Few filmmakers have taken the principle of the “talking picture” so far as Eric Rohmer, the internationally renowned director.
Surveying his own career in 1978 for the purposes of a short essay entitled “Notes sur ce que je cherche,” Georges Perec suggested that his work was animated by four major impulses. First, a sociological impulse, a will to examine everyday life; second, an autobiographical current; third, a ludic bent; and finally, an inclination toward […]