Columbia M.A in History and Literature and Columbia Global Centers | Paris are organising a discussion on "Research in Progress: From Initial Idea to Dissertatation Topic" on Monday, March 18 at 7 pm. Three former Columbia MA students - John Finkelberg, Ifigenia Gonis, and Caio Moraes Ferreira - will present their research with a special focus on the process that led them to the current stage of their dissertation.
An informal conversation in English will follow the presentations.
John Finkelberg, HILI 2014 and PhD candidate in History, University of Michigan
"Ordinary Objects, Archives, and Doing Cultural History: A Study of a Shirt, 1836-1844"
Ifigenia Gonis, Reid Hall MA in French Cultural Studies 2013 and PhD candidate in Romance Languages & Literatures, Harvard University
"Spectator/Spectacle: Politics, Dynamics, and Negotiations"
Caio Moraes Ferreira, HILI 2014 and PhD candidate in the Department of French and Francophone studies, Columbia University
"'Le Quichotte du Nord': History, Theater and Satire in Voltaire’s Charles XII"