All journalists and commentators predicted that the first round of the French presidential elections could bring about real surprises; but, in fact, it didn’t. Well, at least not really. Of course, with the qualification of Macron and Le Pen, it … Continue reading “French Elections: The Hour of Danger”
Sylvie Mikowski is Professeur des universités at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, where she teaches Irish Studies and English Literature. She has published, among others, Le Roman irlandais Contemporain (Presses Universitaires de Caen, 2004), edited Histoire et mémoire en France et en Irlande/History and Memory in France and Ireland (Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2011), Ireland and Popular Culture (Peter Lang, 2014), Ecrivaines irlandaises/Irish Women Writers (Presses Universitaires de Caen, 2014) with Bertrand Cardin, and a special issue of Imaginaires on "Popular cultures today" (2015).
Authored by Sylvie Mikowski
When they vote in January’s primaries, leftists in France must choose entre la peste et la cholera. On 21 May 2002, millions of French people watched with surprise, anger, or disgust as the face of Jean-Marie Le Pen appeared on … Continue reading “What Is the French Left to Do?”