FCHS signs on to AHA statement condemning events of Jan 6

The FCHS has signed on to the American Historical Association’s statement condemning “the actions of those who, on January 6, stormed the United States Capitol, the seat of the nation’s legislature, the heart of its democratic form of governance.” If you would like to read the statement, you can do so here.

FCH has a new editor!

We are delighted to announce that Caroline Herbelin has taken over as the editor of French Colonial History after serving as associate editor for the past two years, and that Jennifer Boittin is coming on board as the new associate editor. A big thanks to outgoing editor Ken Orosz, who devoted extraordinary effort to the journal these past few years!

New issue of French Colonial History available

Volume 19 of French Colonial History has just been published! FCHS members can access it directly from the website by logging in to their account and clicking on the Quick Link.

Volume 20 is currently in copy-editing, and is scheduled to appear this spring.

Virtual ANOM Event Cancelled

We regret to announce the cancellation of the virtual event to be hosted by the ANOM on November 12th, due to France’s new pandemic restrictions. Stay tuned for future virtual events!

Fall 2020 Newsletter

It’s here – happy reading!

2020 Boucher Prize Winner!

The FCHS is pleased to announce that Sophie White is the 2020 winner of the Boucher Prize! You can read the book prize committee’s citation for Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana here.

2020 Heggoy Prize Winner!

We are pleased to announce that Joshua Cole has won the 2020 Heggoy Prize for Lethal Provocation: The Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria! You can read the book prize committee’s citation here.

Oxford University Press Discount for FCHS Members

We are pleased to announce that OUP is currently offering FCHS members a 30% discount on titles in their French and French colonial history collection. You can consult the list of titles available for this promotion here. Please use promotion code EXSFHS20 at checkout.