EMOTIONS AND SENSIBILITY: FOR A NEW PERSPECTIVE OF ROMANCE STUDIES
To speak of a new functioning of “Romance philology”, the article reflects on the problems and
challenges facing our discipline, resulting from the crisis in the humanities and their teaching. In this view, the perspective outlined by Martha Nussbaum and Michał Paweł Markowski shows that these problems and challenges are not only a risk but also an opportunity for “Romance philology” insofar as the idea of “teaching for democracy”, advocated by these two authors, corresponds perfectly to the actual content of our courses and research work, inextricably linked to the French tradition. They must, however, take a new form to circulate in the media reality of today.