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Krueger is Co-Translator of Romance Le Petit Jehan de Saintré

Burgess Professor of French Roberta L . Krueger and Professor Emerita Jane H.M. Taylor (Durham University) have co-translated Antoine de la Sale’s fifteenth-century Middle French romance Le Petit Jehan de Saintré, which first appeared in manuscript in 1456.  More ...

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Krueger Publishes Chapter in A Companion to Marie de France

Roberta Krueger, Burgess Professor of French, has published a chapter titled "The Wound, The Book, and the Knot: Marie de France and Literary Traditions of Love in the Lais," in A Companion to Marie de France, edited by Logan Whalen (Brill, 2011).  More ...

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Krueger Participates in Glasgow Symposium

Burgess Professor of French Roberta Krueger participated in a symposium on "The Beauty of Romance" organized by the Department of French, University of Glasgow, at the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Scotland, on June 2.  Her talk, "Beauty and the Book: Courtly Instruction in Chrétien de Troyes’s Conte du Graal and Antoine de la Sale’s Petit Jehan de Saintré," analyzed the construction and critique of courtesy in two key medieval French romances.  More ...

Lexi Nisita '12
Nisita '12 Examines Emilie du Châtelet's Influence on Feminism
To modern-day feminists, the canon of authors and thinkers who contributed to the movement are well known and oft-repeated; Woolf, Gilbert and Gubar and de Beauvoir are a few. But Lexi Nisita ’12, in conjunction with an Emerson grant, is seeking to add one more name to this list: Emilie du Châtelet, a philosopher better known as Voltaire’s longtime companion.
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Kelsey Brow '12
Two Countries in the Shadow of War
Cynical, suspicious and propaganda-filled, France was not a pleasant place to be in the years between World War I and World War II. Despite having fought on the same side of the war, France and the United States reacted very differently to it, as is shown in their film and print media. Kelsey Brow ’12 received an Emerson Grant to dig deeper into these differences. More ...
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Krueger Humanities Forum Lecture Rescheduled for March 11
Roberta Krueger, the Burgess Professor of French, will discuss “Piety and Profanity in Medieval French Conduct Books,” on Thursday, March 11, at 4:10 p.m., in the Hamilton Science Center’s classroom 3024. The lecture was rescheduled from Feb. 25, when it was postponed due to inclement weather.  It is the sixth in the Hamilton College Humanities Forum and is free and open to the public. More ...
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Guttman and Krueger Publish in Gastronomica
Associate Professor of English Naomi Guttman and Burgess Professor of French Roberta L. Krueger published their article "Utica Greens: Central New York's Italian-American Specialty" in the Summer 2009 edition of Gastronomica, The Journal of Food and Culture. Based on interviews with local residents, the article traces the history and significance of one of Utica's signature dishes. This article is based on a paper Krueger and Guttman gave last year at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. More ...
Krueger Publishes Essay in Newly Released Paperback Edtion
An essay by Professor of French Roberta Krueger has been published in the paperback edition of A Companion to Chrétien de Troyes. Krueger's essay is titled "Philomena: Brutal Transitions and Courtly Transformations in Chrétien's Old French Translation." Edited by Norris J. Lacy and Joan Tasker Grimbert, the book is published by Boydell & Brewer, Inc. More ...
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