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Want to Escape to France? Visit the MOA

January 06, 2022 09:30 AM
Walk the streets of Paris this winter without leaving Provo. (Sadly, no food or drinks allowed.)
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BYU Professors Win MHA Award for Their Publication “Mormon in Paris”

June 30, 2021 12:38 PM
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.
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Laurel White

Part-time/Adjunct Faculty, French and Italian
laurelcumminswhite@gmail.com
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French Literature Professor Writes Horror Analysis, Gets Picked for Series Editor Position

February 26, 2021 06:46 PM
French literature professor Marc Olivier made a splash with his book "Household Horror: Cinematic Fear and the Secret Life of Everyday Objects," landing him a series editor position for a new series, Icons of Horror.
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“Mormons in Paris”: Two BYU Professors Analyze Mormon Polygamy in French Culture

February 22, 2021 01:34 PM
Professors Corry Cropper and Chris Flood recently published their book "Mormons in Paris" as an analysis of how the French used early Mormon polygamy to satirize French culture in the 1800s.
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Jim Law

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
3137 JFSB
(801) 422-2782
jimlaw@byu.edu
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Corry Cropper on Albert Camus' The Plague (1947)

July 06, 2020 12:00 AM
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.
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Corry Cropper

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
4019 JFSB
(801) 422-4484
cropper@byu.edu
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Adam McBride

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
3134B JFSB
(801) 422-4705
a_mcbride@byu.edu
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Dan Paul

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
3141 JFSB
(801) 422-2016
daniel_paul@byu.edu
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Sara Phenix

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
3129 JFSB
(801) 422-7797
sara_phenix@byu.edu
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Yvon LeBras

Full-time Faculty, French & Italian
3121 JFSB
(801) 422-2288
yvon_lebras@byu.edu
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Marie Orton

Professor, French & Italian
3134B JFSB
(801) 422-3389
marie_orton@byu.edu
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