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IC explores unique films on cultural convergence.
James Tissot experimented with painting uncommon biblical scenes that create rich resonance.
Romantic Circles bridges innovative computer science with the humanities.
Four BYU students pay their respects to American soldiers who died defending France.
Award winning author Kossi Komla-Ebri describes the prevalence—and effects—of racism in Italy.
Albert Camus’ novel depicts the city of Oran, Algeria during a contemporary outbreak of the plague. While there are obvious parallels between the plague in the novel and the peste brune (the brown plague, a nickname for the Nazis who occupied France during World War 2), by transforming the threat into an act of nature, Camus shifts the focus from human cruelty to the many reactions to suffering: some pretend it doesn’t exist, some try to escape it, others accept it and try to alleviate pain.
Dive into 1800s Latter-day Saint women’s culture with a database of newspaper advertisements.
Walk the streets of Paris this winter without leaving Provo. (Sadly, no food or drinks allowed.)
Recent alumna Alyssa Baer shares her story and advice for students interested in the Digital Humanities program.
Undercover political fairytales, frustrated peace promoters, and an Enoch-type island utopia fill the minds of those who attended the 2021 P.A. Christensen Lecture.  
Congratulations to Associate Dean Corry Cropper and Associate Professor Christopher Flood (French & Italian) for receiving the Mormon History Association (MHA) 2021 Best Book on International Mormon History award for their collaborative publication, Mormons in Paris: Polygamy on the French Stage.
Julia Flanders, a pioneer in the digitization of text and the creation of online corpora, addressed BYU and University of Utah professors and students regarding her work.