French Studies

Imaginary Islam and the crisis of European democracy: podcast with Dr Natalie Doyle on Marcel Gauchet

For two decades, Dr Natalie Doyle has researched a specific strand of French social and political theory, with a particular interest in the intellectual heir of its leading figures Marcel Gauchet. In this podcast, we speak with Dr Doyle about her new book coming out this month, a world-first analysing Gauchet’s early writings to the present day. Entitled ‘Marcel Gauchet’s Loss of Common Purpose: Imaginary Islam and the Crisis of European Democracy’ it synthesises her three main research projects, offering an analysis that provides a context with which to understand the nature of today’s issues, crises and phenomena.

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ISIT Paris and the Faculty of Arts sign an MoU and a SEA

The Faculty of Arts has just signed an MoU and a Student Exchange Agreement with ISIT, one of the French leading grandes écoles in the fields of Translation and Interpreting Studies, International Studies and Intercultural Communication. If the partnership is of natural interest in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, the MoU will also allow…

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The global opportunities with Arts at Monash

Arts/Law (2012) graduate Sarah Holloway co-founded Matcha Maiden, a global e-commerce organic matcha powder supplier, and about a year ago started the physical venue Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne, soon opening in Sydney. Sarah shares her experience making the most of Monash’s global exchange opportunities with her language studies and how this advantaged her in both…

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2018 Walter Mangold Language Scholarships

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EXCHANGE & STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS!

Walter Mangold Language Scholarships are available to full-time university students in Victoria who complete second year academic requirements in a modern language and are approved for an exchange or study abroad program in 2018.

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"I was hooked": a conversation with Monash Arts alumna Grace Orange

Arts/Science graduate Grace Orange interned with Indonesian NGO Yayasan Usaha Mulia as part of her Monash Arts degree, travelling to remote villages in West Java, delivering a report that triggered the implementation of crucial health treatments for the hundreds of people who live there. Grace’s report demonstrated the health, educational and community development benefits of…

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French lecturer Patrick Durel wins MSA Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr Patrick Durel has been awarded the 2015 Monash Student Association’s Outstanding Teaching Award for the Faculty of Arts. Dr Durel is a lecturer in French Studies at the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics (LLCL). Recipients of each prize are chosen through student nominations, in which students are asked to nominate lecturers or tutors that have  made…

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Honours in French Studies

Interested in taking Honours in French Studies? Have a look at theis list of past French Studies Honours Thesis titles below to get some ideas. The list runs from 1968 to 2009. Whether you want to something like one of the topics on the list, or something completely different, get in touch with one of the French Studies…

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