Schedule

Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

5:00 pm        Wine & Cheese Reception and Bibliographical Display

 

6:00 pm        Opening Roundtable

 

                          Welcome
                          Neil Safier

 

                          Biographical Introduction
                          Bertrand van Ruymbeke

 

                          Bibliographical Introduction
                          Iris de Rode

 

                          Chinard and the Founding Fathers
                          François Furstenberg

 

                          When America Spoke French: Huguenots and French Migrations to the Americas
                           Neil Kamil

 

                          Chinard, Exoticism, and the Literary Imagination
                          Ourida Mostefai

 

                          Chinard and the Doctrine of Americanism
                          Neil Safier

 

Dinner with invited participants to follow

 

Friday, March 17, 2017

 

9:30 am
American Exoticism
Opening Presentations by François Furstenberg and Maurizio Valsania
Session Chair: Ourida Mostefai

 

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Founding Fathers (Jefferson, Franklin, Adams)
Opening Presentations by Neil Safier and Neil Kamil
Session Chair: Herb Sloan

 

12:15 pm       Lunch with invited participants

 

2:00 pm
Chinard’s American University Experiences
Opening Presentations by Benjamin Bernard and Iris de Rode
Session Chair: David Bell

 

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Franco-American Relations and the History of the United States in France
Opening Presentations by Bertrand van Ruymbeke and Herb Sloan
Session Chair: Owen Stanwood

 

5:00 pm       Wine & Cheese Reception

 

5:30 pm        Keynote Lecture

George Washington and the Two Corsicans: The Construction of Charisma in the Age of Revolutions
David Bell

 

Dinner with invited participants to follow

 

Saturday, March 18

 

10:00 am      Informal Discussion