Paris Conference to celebrate the international collaboration between Vanderbilt University and the Sorbonne.
The theme of the conference is Baudelaire: Translation, Criticism, Reception.
“Paris Sorbonne University (Paris IV) is the main inheritor of the old Sorbonne, which dates back to the 13th century. It was one of the first universities in the world. The biggest complex in France, dedicated to Literature, Languages, Civilizations, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is located on the original medieval foundations, and now extends to the Latin Quarter and to other areas in Paris.”
Jean and Alexander Heard librarian Yvonne Boyer, will present a talk at the conference, entitled “The W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies at Vanderbilt University: A Resource for Scholars.”
The Bandy Center is located on the 8th floor of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library (Central Library).