Saturday Scholars Series


Location: Annenberg Auditorium at the Snite Museum

“The French Revolution, or How to Keep Your Head in Turbulent Times”
Julia V. Douthwaite, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

This lecture will combine reflections on Douthwaite’s decade of experience (1999-2009) as a University administrator and manager at Notre Dame, with amusing anecdotes of famous faux-pas of the French Revolution, to provide advice to busy professionals on how not to lose one’s head in stressful situations. Topics include: The Fiscal Fiascos of Marie-Antoinette, Appearances Are All, and That Rascal Robespierre.

This event is free and open to the public