French Outside France

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French House
@ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Portrait image of Simon Gaunt seated in front of bookshelves wearing glasses and a black sweater

2014 Germaine Brée Event: Roundtable

Simon Gaunt

French, King’s College London


A roundtable discussion with UW-Madison faculty Vlad Dima, Névine El-Nossery, Jennifer Gipson, and Ullrich Langer. French and Italian Departmental Colloquium.

Free and open to the public.

Simon Gaunt has taught at the University of Cambridge and King’s College London, where he has been Head of French and Dean of Arts and Humanities. His books include Gender and Genre in Medieval French Literature (1995), Martyrs to Love: Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature (2006) and Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde: Narrative Voice, Language, and Diversity (2013). He is co-editor of The Troubadours: An Introduction (1999), Marcabru: A Critical Edition (2000) and The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature. He is currently working on the cultural value and contours of French outside France in the Middle Ages.

Event contact: Marion Vuagnoux, Department of French and Italian.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Research in the Humanities, the Department of French and Italian, and the Global Middle Ages Project.