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Territories of thought: Recent vicissitudes of French thought and the American academy
The influence of French thought on the American academy in the past thirty years is unquestionable. The philosophical concept of the territory, as it is elaborated by Gilles Deleuze offers a powerful tool for explaining ...
"La morale en peinture": Bourgeois and feminist discourses in the paintings of Jean-Baptiste Greuze
By focusing on how bourgeois and feminist discourses intersect in the moralistic paintings of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725--1805), I argue that Greuze's images manifest a thrust toward liberation from the ideological constraints ...
Secularisation et experience religieuse: L'ambiguite de la modernite
Related but not limited to French studies, my work seeks to understand the variety and complexity of religion and religious experience today. With the rise of modernity, Western societies came first to doubt the foundations ...