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French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As traditional notions of masculinity have been put into question, there have been representational reactions to and articulations of changing masculinities in post-modern culture. Certain ... More


Culturetheque: A New Tool for French Culture

Laurence Auer

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the digital platform called Culturetheque, launched on 27 May 2010 by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni. Culturetheque offers French culture at home, on ... More


The Role of the UK Media in the Communications Strategies of France's Grande École Business Schools

Brigitte Fournier

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A high priority of French business schools is to recruit top students for master's and executive education programmes. They rely on international media for editorial coverage and inclusion in the ... More


A Short History of French Studies in the UK

Diana Holmes

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the history of French Studies in the UK. It shows that French established itself in the first two decades of the twentieth century as an intellectually ... More


Defining (or Redefining) Priorities in the Curriculum When the Good Times have Flown

William Burgwinkle

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses the question of where French Studies should go in the current era of financial constraints and cut-backs. It argues that twenty-first-century French Studies must foreground ... More


French Linguistics Research and Teaching in UK and Irish HE Institutions

Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Kate Beeching, Pierre Larrivée, and Florence Myles

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the research and teaching of French linguistics in UK higher education institutions. It covers the history of the French language; sociolinguistics; phonology and syntax; ... More


French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Hugh Dauncey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book aims to provide a balanced and detailed analytical survey of the complex leisure activity, sport, and industry that is cycling in France. Identifying key events, practices, stakeholders and ... More


Franco-British Academic Partnerships at the University of Provence

Valérie André and Jean Viviès

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the academic partnerships between the University of Provence and British institutions. First, it examines the Erasmus exchange programme. It then moves on to the integrated ... More


Introduction

Philippe Lane and Michael Worton

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly sets out the book's purpose, which is to paint a picture of French Studies in the UK. It then cites the main challenge faced by modern language education, namely the ... More


The exception anglo-saxonne? Diversity and Viability of French Studies in the UK

Adrian Armstrong

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter evaluates the capacity of French Studies to evolve in the near future. It considers the challenges for student and staff recruitment and curriculum development, as French loses its ... More


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