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Fordham University Press has recently published Of Elephants and Toothaches: Ethics, Politics, and Religion in Krzysztof Kieślowski, a collection of critical essays on The Decalogue, a 1989 film cycle based on the Ten Commandments, directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski for Polish television. Edited by Eva Badowska (English) and Francesca Parmeggiani (Modern Languages and Literatures), both at […]

The Office of Alumni Relations recently completed an alumni attitude survey. One of the final requests was to Name one person who had a special impact on your experience as a student. Carey Kasten was named in this survey. “Spanish & NYC Course – one of the most eye-opening and favorite classes during my time at […]

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On May 4, the French club and the French program co-sponsored a discussion of France’s “Etat d’urgence” with guest speakers Alexis Buisson (French Morning), Michiel Vios (documentary film producer/HBO), and Melissa Verpile (Parliamentarians for Global Action).    Photos courtesy of Dr. Andrew Clark

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On April 22, 2016 Italian Studies majors Anthony Carl, Stephen Fragano, Kelly Gorman and Mara Santilli — all FCRH seniors graduating this May — presented in Italian on their study of Italian language, culture, history and politics, and discussed with faculty and students the interactions and intersections of Italian Studies with the other disciplines they […]


On Wednesday, April 20, 12 students of the French Heritage Language program, of Haitian origins, met the students of Hélène Godec’s course on French Business Culture – a course she teaches for the French program in the Department of Modern Languages an Literatures on the Lincoln Center campus. Together, they read texts in Creole and […]