Elizabeth Marcus (Difference and Dissidence: French, Arabic and Cultural Conflict, 1943-1975) and Diana King (Translating Revolution in Twentieth-Century China and France: Theories, Practices, Text) successfully defended their dissertations this academic year.

Laure Astourian will join Bentley University as an Assistant Professor this coming fall. Yohann Ripert will join Stetson University as an Assistant Professor this coming fall.

Thomas W. Dodman, Assistant Professor, joins the faculty.

Additions to the graduate student community are: Molly Lindberg, Pacific Lutheran University; Nadrah Mohammed, New York University; Benjamin Olivennes, Ecole Normale Supérieure; and Yan Zhao, Tufts University.

Emmanuelle Saada has been made Chevalier des Arts et Lettres by the French Government.


We are pleased to announce Pierre Force’s new book, Wealth and Disaster: Atlantic Migrations from a Pyrenean Town in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, a transgenerational case study of two emigrants from the Pyrenees who settled as colonists in Saint-Domingue and whose white and mixed-race descendants were scattered across the Atlantic following the Haitian Revolution.


We are pleased to announce the publication of Philosopher en islam et en christianisme (Les Éditions du Cerf), Philippe Capelle-Dumont and Souleymane Bachir Diagne, with Damien Le Guay.


Winner of the Michael I. Sovern/Columbia University Affiliated Fellowship, awarded by the Provost of Columbia University, Eliza Zingesser will spend six weeks in residency at the American Academy in Rome this summer.