3 p'tits cochons (3 Little Pigs)
Barbe bleue (Bluebeard)
DIRECTED BY Olivier Asselin
Les doigts croches (Sticky Fingers)
Gainsbourg, vie héroïque (Gainsbourg)
Les herbes folles (Wild Grass)
Hitler à Hollywood (Hitler in Hollywood)
Un homme qui crie (A screaming Man)
Il a suffi que Maman s'en aille (When Mother went away)
Maman est chez le coiffeur (Mommy's at the Hairdresser)
Le petit Nicolas (Little Nicolas)
La rafle (The Round-up)
about our guests
Vichy France in the Lens of the Camera, A roundtable, free and open to the public
Julia Elsky is a Ph.D. candidate in French at Yale University. Her primary interests include Eastern European émigré writers in France, representations of Vichy, translation, as well as the relationship between literature and art. She is currently writing a dissertation on francophone Eastern European writers in Vichy France, many of whom were involved in the French Resistance.
Lynne Joyrich is Associate Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University where she has taught film and television studies, as well as gender and sexuality studies, since 1999. She is the author of Re-viewing Reception: Television, Gender, and Postmodern Culture (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1996) and of a number of articles and book chapters on film, television, feminist, queer, and cultural studies in various journals and anthologies (such as Cinema Journal, Critical Inquiry, differences, Discourse, and Camera Obscura; and New Media, Old Media: Interrogating the Digital Revolution, Film and Theory: An Anthology, Media Studies: A Reader, Postmodern After-Images: A Reader in Film, Television and Video, Pedagogy: The Question of Impersonation, Private Screenings: Television and the Female Consumer, Modernity and Mass Culture, and Logics of Television: Essays in Cultural Criticism). She is also a co-editor and member of the editorial collective of the media and cultural studies journal Camera Obscura.
Ruth Koizim has taught French to students at every level, from true beginners through advanced students embarking upon their first serious exposure to literature in French. She is currently a Senior Lector in French at Yale University, where she teaches and co-chairs the Intermediate and Advanced French Language course sequence, coordinates proficiency and placement test and advises students about study abroad and other types of immersion experiences in Francophone countries. Her professional interests include language acquisition theory and language-teaching methodologies, images of the German Occupation period in literature and film, Elsa Triolet and other 20th century women writers.
Mary Lewis is Professor of History at Harvard. Her book, The Boundaries of the Republic: Migrant Rights and the Limits of Universalism in France, 1918-1940 (Stanford, 2007), was named co-winner of the 2008 J. Willard Hurst Prize for the best book in socio-legal history, awarded by the Law and Society Association and was translated into French in 2010 by Les Editions Agone. She is working on a book entitled Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, under contract with the University of California Press.
Shoggy Waryn (roundtable moderator) is a sSenior Lecturer in French Studies at Brown University. He holds a Ph.D. in film studies from the University of Iowa. He teaches French language and culture, French film history and film analysis.