Upcoming Outreach Funding Deadline

Meilleurs vœux for 2019! ASMCF's Schools Liaison and Outreach Funding Initiative offers up to £500 to support members of the Association who organise teacher- or pupil-focused events in collaboration with schools and which fulfill the following objectives: promote the learning of French in its social, political, historical and cultural context in schools to prepare pupils for the diversity … Continue reading Upcoming Outreach Funding Deadline

ASMCF-funded: Schools event organised by French at Stirling

Dr Fiona Barclay and her colleagues at the University of Stirling organised an event for pupils in the local area to discover what studying French at university is like and the careers it can lead to. Meanwhile, their teachers attended two CPD sessions on approaches to teaching and assessing cultural materials and culture topics. Schools … Continue reading ASMCF-funded: Schools event organised by French at Stirling

Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

My thesis examines a group of contemporary French films which I locate as the continuation or evolution of the well-studied New French Extremity trend of the 1990s and 2000s. The New French Extremity has been criticised as an arbitrary grouping, but the body of work written on it proves that it was, and continues to … Continue reading Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

Liam Innis on Flora Tristan – Brian Darling Memorial Prize

Many congratulations to Liam Innis who won the Brian Darling Memorial Prize, a prize awarded for an undergraduate essay or dissertation of distinction, which may treat any theme relevant to the Association's concerns (for more information see http://www.asmcf.org/funding/). Here is his prize-winning entry: 'Discuss how Flora Tristan blazed a trail among utopian socialists in her … Continue reading Liam Innis on Flora Tristan – Brian Darling Memorial Prize

Thinking Work / Penser le travail: The London Postgraduate French Conference

At the annual London Postgraduate French conference ‘Thinking Work / Penser le travail’, held on Friday 4th November 2016 at the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the University of London, the organizers (Ben Dalton – KCL; Kate Foster – KCL; Adina Stroia – KCL) invited postgraduate students conducting research within the area of French … Continue reading Thinking Work / Penser le travail: The London Postgraduate French Conference

Research in the Charente: The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Award 2016

Many congratulations to Adam Spencer (Hull) who was awarded this year's Peter Morris Memorial Travel Award! Thanks to Adam for the following blog post and picture. You can read his whole report and find out more about this prize scheme here.   'The purpose of my dissertation follows on from the work on collective memory by the … Continue reading Research in the Charente: The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Award 2016