As another academic year nears its end, it’s time to recognise the achievements of four MLAC students who have recently completed their PhDs. Congratulations to all of you!
Michael Foulkes has successfully defended his thesis “An Analysis of Writing as a Career in Seventeenth-century France Based on a Comparative Study of the Career Histories of Jean racine, Philippe Quinault and Edma Boursault” which he completed under the supervision of Jan Clark and Tom Wynn.
Anne-Pauline Crépet has successfully defended her thesis “La correspondence de la duchesse de Châtillon (1627-1695): diplomatie au feminine au Grand Siècle”, also completed under the supervision of Jan Clark and Tom Wynn.
Niall Oddy has successfully defended his thesis “‘Europe’ in Renaissance France: The Word, its Uses and Contexts (c. 1540-1620)”, completed under the supervision of Kathryn Banks and John O’Brien.
Luke O’Sullivan has successfully defended his thesis “‘Une forme d’escrire douteuse et irresolue’: Seneca and Plutarch in Montaigne’s Essais”, completed under the supervision of John O’Brien and Kathryn Banks.
Here’s looking forward to many more successes in the coming months.