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Welcome to Chimères, a journal of French & Francophone Literatures and Cultures. In publication since 1967, the journal is managed by the Graduate Student Organization of the Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies at the University of Kansas. Chimères accepts the submission of papers which deal with any aspect of French or Francophone literature. Our goal is to contribute to and encourage the expansion of research and scholarship in all fields of Francophone study.



Call for Papers


Intersections and Intertexts

Call for Papers, Chimères 2020 Conference

University of Kansas, April 11, 2020

The Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies of the University of Kansas invites researchers to submit proposals for its spring conference to be held on April 11, 2020 in conjunction with Chimères, a peer-reviewed Journal of French & Francophone Literatures and Cultures. Chimères is a graduate-run journal that is MLA-listed and has been in publication since 1967. Our entire archive is digitized; the latest issue (which can be viewed online here: has had over 100,000 individual downloads for the year to date. Selected papers will be considered for publication in the winter 2020 edition of the journal.

Our spring conference will explore notions of intersectionality and intertextuality as found within the French and Francophone world of literature, cinema, culture, and history.

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