Journalism / Teaching

(former) Colleague and France’s Brain Drain

Former colleague, Maile Cannon, was interviewed by Libération journalist, Marie Piquemal, last week regarding her run-in with French visa authorities who refused her working papers. Via two brief profiles of young, talented, international individuals, Piquemal sums up the nation’s challenges to openly diversify its economy in a presidential election year. “Croire qu’on vient étudier en … Continue reading

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Give mademoiselle a miss

What’s in a title? Well quite a lot, as most people connected with the study of language would agree. That’s why the recent flurry of debate sparked by French feminists about making the term mademoiselle obsolete has spread beyond France. Catherine Deneuve may choose to call herself Mlle. But to many Anglophones, the idea of … Continue reading