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
'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
Alison Levine comments on her paper published in Contemporary French Civilization and how she used Kudos to promote her paper, which is now the most viewed Liverpool University Press article on Kudos… I’ve just discovered that my article published in Contemporary French Civilization (CFC) in 2015, ‘Film, propaganda, and politics: La France est un empire, … Continue reading
We're looking forward to attending the Modern Languages Association conference 9 - 12th January 2020. Stop by our booth for discounts and to speak with editor Chloé Johnson about proposals.
This piece was originally published on The Conversation. Straddling the private and public domains, the early French women’s press – the various published journals and pamphlets that began to appear in the 18th and early 19th centuries – can provide a unique insight into women’s everyday struggles and successes during a particularly turbulent period in France’s … Continue reading