Public Lecture Series: Dr. John Flower | College of Arts

Public Lecture Series: Dr. John Flower

Date and Time


MacKinnon room 313


Dr. John E. Flower

Professor Emeritus, University of Kent

General Editor, Journal of European Studies

"Suite française: un roman sur l’exode"

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Irène Némirovsky

Dr. John Flower, Officier des Palmes académiques, has held the chair of French in the UK at the universities of Exeter and Kent, where he is now Emeritus Professor, and in France has been professeur invité at Paris-X Nanterre, Bordeaux and Avignon. He has published widely on the literature and culture of France in the 20th century, especially the work of writers of the Left and of François Mauriac. His recent publications include François Mauriac et Jean Paulhan; Correspondance 1925-1967 (2001), Autour de la ‘Lettre aux directeurs de la Résistance’ de Jean Paulhan (2003), Joan of Arc: Icon of Modern Culture (2008), François Mauriac, journaliste: les vingt premières années (2011) and Historical Dictionary of French Literature (2012).  He is Editor of the Journal of European Studies.


Tuesday, March 25th 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Room 313, MacKinnon Building

Lecture in french – open to the public