2022 Student Prizes
The France-Stanford Center is pleased to announce the student recipients for the James Baldwin, Louise Bourgeois and Josephine Baker Prizes.
James Baldwin Essay Prize
Two authors share our 2022 James Baldwin Essay Prize for a research essay by an advanced Stanford PhD student in Humanities, Arts or Social Sciences: Phoebus Cotsapas for “Consoling les Vrais Athées: Diderot and the Problemof the Afterlife”;
and Johannes Junge Ruhland for “The Practice of Debate in French Literature Before Machaut”. Both are working toward PhD’s in French in the Department of French and Italian, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages.
Louise Bourgeois Essay Prize
Our 2022 Louise Bourgeois Essay Prize essay prize for a research essay by a Stanford Masters or early PhD student in Humanities, Arts or Social Sciences goes to Katherin Yu for “Flux of Ethical Responsibility between Character and Camera in the New Wave Running Shot”.
Josephine Baker Honors Thesis Prize
Our 2022 Josephine Baker Prize for an undergraduate Honors thesis goes to goes to Nova Meurice for Le Cri Écrit: Voice, Art, and the Archive in Assia Djebar’s L’Amour, la fantasia.