About Shannon McHughShannon McHugh is Associate Professor of French and Italian at UMass Boston. She is the author of Petrarch and the Making of Gender in Renaissance Italy (2023). Her research on Renaissance literature—which focuses on topics including gender and the history of fan culture—has taken her to places ranging from the Vatican Secret Archives to the Walt Disney Imagineering Library.
Discover his graphic novel Restless
The French Library is pleased to welcome Lebanese author, Joseph Kai for a discussion of his latest book: Restless (English translation of L’Intranquille). We will dive into Joseph’s own story based in Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
In-person conferences at the French Library
Join MFA French Associate Guide, Isabelle Slotine, who will reveal the secrets of iconic Palais de Versailles. Isabelle has prepared two remarkable conferences for the French Library.Read More