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  • Vale Colin Nettelbeck + Nettelbeck Prize

    The ASFS was saddened to hear of the passing of Emeritus Professor Colin Nettelbeck FAHA. Colin was an eminent intellectual, researcher, teacher and friend to many of us. He played a pivotal role in the Society in its early years after its founding, including serving as President. Colin was made a life member of the […]

  • Maisons de Poètes / Homes of Poets – Entretiens (in) situ

    Suite au récent lancement de leur Carnet Hypothèses Maisons de Poètes / Homes of Poets (, Marie-Clémence Régnier (Université d’Artois) et Bertrand Bourgeois (The University of Melbourne) sont heureux de vous annoncer la création d’une rubrique “entretiens (in) situ”. La première série d’entretiens podcastés « Maisons de poètes hors les murs » porte sur les […]

  • Winner of the 2021 ASFS-AJFS Postgraduate Essay Prize

    The Australian Society for French Studies and the Australian Journal of French Studies are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2021 ASFS-AJFS Postgraduate Essay Prize, Emma McNicol of Monash University. Emma’s essay entitled “The Pessimism Problem in Simone de Beauvoir’s Le deuxième sexe et La vieillesse » will receive a $500 cash prize and publication […]

  • CFP: Women in French Postgraduate/ECR International Symposium

    Call for Papers The Immersive Potential of Literature and Hybrid Media in the 20th and 21st Centuries Women in French Postgraduate/ECR International Symposium Symposium: Wednesday, January 12 to Friday, January 14, 2022 Proposals due: 17 September 2021. Keynote Speaker: Professor Diana Holmes (Leeds). Women in French invites papers for a virtual international symposium focusing on […]

  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship on Multilingual Australia

    ASFS members and future postgraduates may be interested in the following postgraduate research scholarship on multilingual Australia offered by the University of Sydney as part of the Australian Research Council’s Discovery project “Opening Australia’s Multilingual Archive”. This scholarship provides financial assistance for a PhD student undertaking research in multilingual Australia.  Highlights Value Eligibility Open date […]

  • Winner of the inaugural Colin Nettelbeck Prize

    The Executive Committee of the Australian Society for French Studies is pleased to announce that Beth Kearney of the University of Queensland has received the inaugural ASFS Colin Nettelbeck Prize. Beth will use the scholarship to fund her travel to France (once this becomes safe under pandemic conditions) to support her doctoral project, “Unfixing the […]

  • Deadline Extended: ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Prize

    The deadline for the co-sponsored ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Essay Prize has been extended! Deadline for submissions: 23 August 2021. A prize of AU$500 will be awarded to the best article (5,000 to 6,500 words including notes) on any aspect of French Studies (except French language Studies) by a postgraduate student. The winning essay will be published in the Australian Journal of French Studies. […]

  • Extended Call for Papers, ASFS 2021, Un.Sited

    The call for papers and panel proposals for the 2021 ASFS Conference, Un.Sited, held online by the University of Queensland from December 8-10, has been extended until 31 August. Submit your paper and panel proposals via the conference submission page here and direct any questions to the organising committee at Australian Society for French […]

  • Reminder: ASFS/AJFS Postgraduate Essay Prize

    A friendly reminder that the deadline for the co-sponsored Australian Society for French Studies/Australian Journal of French Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize is approaching! Please share this information with your postgraduate candidates and colleagues. Deadline for submissions: 31 July 2021. A prize of AU$500 will be awarded to the best article (5,000 to 6,500 words including notes) on […]

  • Deadline extended: Colin Nettelbeck Prize for HDR and ECR researchers (research and travel funding)

    Applications for the inaugural Colin Nettelbeck Postgraduate Prize have been extended by two weeks until Wednesday 14 July 2021. All HDR candidates and ECR scholars (not yet in a permanent academic position) enrolled in a French Studies-related research degree at an Australian or New Zealand university in the last five years are invited to apply. […]