Current Events

  Current Events

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Lionel Ruffel, Université Paris 8
Conversation/Q&A
12:30pm
Literary Arts Lounge
68 1/2 Brown Street

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Lionel Ruffel, Université Paris 8
"Homo narrans"
Lecture
5:30pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House











Thursday, October 19, 2017
Paol Keineg, Breton poet and playwright
7pm
McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St. 








Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Petit Goûter
4pm
Library, Rochambeau House

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Marie-Hélène Huet, M. Taylor Pyne Professor of French and Italian, Emeritus, Princeton University
"Medusa's Progeny: Myth in the Time of Enlightenment." 
5:30pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House
Professor Huet’s books include: Rehearsing the Revolution ; The Staging of Marat’s Death, 1793-1797 (University of California Press, 1982) ;   Monstrous Imagination (Harvard University Press, 1993), which was awarded the Harry Levin Prize in Comparative Literature; Mourning Glory: The Will of the French Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997), and The Culture of Disaster (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Fall 2012).  She is currently working on the idea of contagion in modern politics and social structures.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Antoine Lilti, EHESS; Visting Professor, NYU Institute of French Studies
"How can one be a Tahitian?  The paradoxes of Curiosity in Enlightenment Europe"
5:30pm 
Music Room, Rochambeau House
Author of Le Monde des salons. Sociabilité et mondanité à Paris au XVIIIe siècle, Paris, Fayard, 2005.Traduction en anglais : The society of salons : sociability and worldliness, trad. Lydia Cochrane, New York, Oxford University Press, 2015 and Figures publiques. L'invention de la célébrité (1750-1850), Paris, Fayard, 2014. Trad. anglaise sous presse : The Invention of Celebrity (1750-1850), Polity Press, 2017.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University
Lunchtime Workshop
12:30pm
Library, Rochambeau House
Details TBA

Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University
Lecture
5:30pm
Library, Rochambeau House
Details TBA 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Petit Goûter
4pm
Library, Rochambeau House

February 24 - March 3, 2018
Providence French Film Festival
Details TBA 

Tuesday, March 15, 2018
Screening of Soleil Ô
Directed by Mauritian Filmmaker, Med Hondo (1967)
Cinema Ritrovato on Tour 2018
Organized by the Department of Italian Studies
Co-sponsored by the Department of French Studies
Details TBA 

March 16 - 17, 2018
Equinoxes Graduate Student Conference
Details TBA

March 17 - 25, 2018
La semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie
Details TBA 

April 11 - 15, 2018
20th/21st Century French Studies Conference
"Sous les pavés"
Biltmore Hotel, Providence, RI


Monday, September 18

Yanick Lahens, Author
Bain de lune ou le rêve d'habiter
Lecture
6pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House
Sponsored by Cultural Services of the French Embassy








Tuesday, September 19

Yanick Lahens, Author
Conversation/Q&A in French
11:30am
Birkelund Board Room (Room 140), Watson Institute
Sponsored by Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown 







Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Petit Goûter
4pm
Library, Rochambeau House









Wednesday, October 4, 2017 
Abdellah Taïa, Novelist & Filmmaker 
Lunch Conversation 
12pm
Library, Rochambeau House
*RSVP to rochambeausupport@brown.edu





 

 


Thursday, October 12, 2017 
Abdellah Taïa, Novelist & Filmmaker
"Two Arab Women (Finally Moving Beyond Colonialism)"
Lecture
4:30pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House