French Studies Capstone Presentations Spring 2020

Dr. Paul Manfredi, Seminar in Languages & Literatures

The presentations will be given virtually via Zoom.

May 12, 2020, 3:00-3:20pm - Anastasia Bidne
3:20-3:30pm - Q & A

Allons-y: Mobilization and Islamophobia in Contemporary French Culture

Celine Evans

Sex Work in France: The Muted Voices of Prostitutes

Jack Halsey

Les Glaneurs et la Glaneuse (The Gleaners and I): French Food Culture under the European Union

May 11, 2020, 2:00-2:20pm - Holly Knutsen
2:20-2:30 - Q & A

Gender, Power and Abuse: How French Culture Has Allowed the Intellectual Elite to Abuse, and How that Could Change in the Era of #Metoo

May 11, 2020, 3:00-3:20pm - Bill Le
3:20-3:30pm - Q & A

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire: A Comparative Analysis of the Culinary Hybridity of Post Franco-colonial Territories

May 12, 2020, 2:00-2:20pm - Moses Mbugua
2:20-2:30pm - Q & A

From Money to Colors: the Evolution of the Congo Dandies

May 12, 2020, 2:30-2:50pm - Alicia McGee
2:50-3:00pm - Q& A

Leila Sebbar and the Interaction of Collective and (Official) National Memory

May 11, 2020, 2:30-2:50pm - Jamie-Rose McNeil
2:50-3:00pm - Q & A

The Misunderstood Moroccan “Other”: Reflections on Colonialism and Disjointed Ethnic Identity in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s L’Enfant de sable (The Sand Child)

Cece Robinson

“Milyamba:” Sister Fa’s Feminism

May 12, 2020, 3:30-3:50pm - Juntong Wu
3:50-4:00pm - Q& A

The Ecocriticism of Germinal by Emile Zola