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La Classe de Rhéto: thirty-seven years later, Professor Compagnon returns to the novel: in conversation with Libération's readers and an interview on France Culture.
Congratulations to alumnus Paul LeClerc (PhD, French) on his nomination to the position of Director of Columbia's Europe Global Center in Paris. President Bollinger's announcement: University News.
We congratulate all our graduates on their recent job placement accomplishments in this very difficult job market!
   
Listen to France Culture interview with Professor Diagne.
   
We are delighted to announce that Professor Saada received the Columbia Distinguished Faculty Award established by alumnus and Trustee Gerry Lenfest. The prize recognizes Emmanuelle's outstanding teaching and her wide-ranging and innovative interdisciplinary research.
   

Congratulations to Professor Compagnon who received the very prestigious Prix Claude Lévi-Strauss. The prize is given by the Ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, with the goal of recognizing the entire work of a scholar in the field of the Humanities or the Social Sciences.

Allocution d’Antoine Compagnon.

 
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Pascale Hubert-Leibler has been honored by the Embassy of France, having been made Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques for her outstanding work at Columbia and beyond.
   
Congratulations to Professor Debaene whose book L’Adieu au voyage (Gallimard, 2010) has been awarded the 2011 Louis-Castex prize in history and sociology by the Académie française, and the 2011 Joseph-Saillet prize by the Académie des Sciences morales et politiques.
   
The French Académie des Sciences morales et politiques has awarded the Dagnan-Bouveret Prize to Professor Diagne's latest book, Bergson postcolonial: L'elan vital dans la pensee de L'eopold Sedar Senghor et de Mohamed Iqbal. The prize will be officially received by Professor Diagne when the Academy convenes for its opening session on Monday, November 14.
   
Congratulations to Professor Stalnaker whose book The Unfinished Enlightenment has just been awarded the Kenshur Prize ("to be awarded for an outstanding monograph of interest to eighteenth-century scholars working in a range of disciplines") by the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University.
   
The prestigious 2011 Prix Edouard Glissant prize is awarded to Professor Souleymane Bachir Diagne by the Agence universitaire de la francophonie, the Maison de l’Amérique latine, the Institut Tout-Monde and the University of Paris 8, Vincennes in recognition of his outstanding philosophical work as well as of his commitment to promoting dialogue between different cultures. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday June 8, 2011 at the Maison de l’Amérique latine in Paris.
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