Ph.D. program!

The University of California, Berkeley is now accepting applications for each of two updated Ph.D. programs: Romance Linguistics (RLL) and Hispanic Linguistics (HLL). Program coursework, requirements, and application deadlines differ, so kindly refer to each program's website for further information. 

Romance Linguistics (RLL)

Hispanic Linguistics (HLL)


upcoming lectures and presentations

An update on future lectures and presentations.

Diachro VII

I'll be giving a paper at the Diachro VII conference in Paris which takes place on 5-7 February 2015. The title of the paper is Marquer le discours rapporté dans la presse française aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. For information about the conference, click on the link above.

I'm also giving two papers in the United States this semester. On the 17th of April, I'll be speaking at the University of Texas, Austin and I'll also be taking part in the conference Translation in Transition at Barnard College in New York on the 1st and 2nd of May 2015.


just published!


The volume L'histoire du français: état des lieux et perspectives has just been published by Garnier (edited by Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Thomas Rainsford). I have a chapter in the book called "La traduction comme source de changements linguistiques dans l’histoire de la langue française".



my état présent on translation studies, just published

"Etat présent: Translation Studies", French Studies, doi, 10.1093/fs/knu082 (April 29 2014). 

Download the pdf here 


lecture in basel (switzerland) on may 8th

Here's some information about today's lecture in Basel: