Literature, Modern Languages

An interview with Maria Kathryn Tomlinson, author of ‘From Menstruation to the Menopause’

To celebrate the publication and upcoming book launch of her new book, Dr. Tomlinson was interviewed by fellow LUP author, Dr. Wimbush to discuss the novel and the ways in which it handles representations of menstruation, childbirth and the menopause in women's writing in French.

Journals

Liverpool University Press to publish CFC Intersections from 2022, a journal devoted to intersectional French and Francophone studies

We are very pleased to announce the launch of CFC Intersections, a new sister journal to Contemporary French Civilization (CFC). The new journal aims to provide a new publishing outlet for scholarship related to intersectionality and the broader associated notion of intersections in French and Francophone studies. CFC Intersections will be edited by Denis Provencher … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Modern Languages: enjoy free access to a selection of articles from our modern languages journals

As part of our Spotlight on Modern Languages, enjoy free access to a selection of articles from across our modern languages journals, available until February 28th 2021. Explore French and Francophone literature, culture and society; contemporary scholarship across all areas of the Hispanic world; Catalan culture; language policy; and Romance languages and cultures; with research … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Transnational French Studies: it’s not all baguettes and berets

By Charles Forsdick and Claire Launchbury As a site of arrival, transit and departure, the airport epitomizes the transnational. Exemplary in this regard is France’s largest international airport, Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle. Opened in 1974, by taking the name of the recently deceased de Gaulle, it sought to project French exceptionalism, a renewed national self-confidence in the aftermath … Continue reading

History, Journals, Modern Languages, News

‘Why the French Hate Doggie Bags’ – In Conversation with Janet Beizer

'Why the French Hate Doggie Bags', first published in Contemporary French Civilization, Volume 42, Issue 3-4, examines the negative publicity attached to taking home leftovers from restaurants in France, and has a rising Altmetric score of 196. We spoke to the author, Janet Beizer, to find out more about the article.  Firstly, could you tell … Continue reading