Current Events

  Current Events

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Petit Goûter
4pm
Library, Rochambeau House











February 24 - March 3, 2018

Providence French Film Festival
Details TBA 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
F. Nick Nesbitt, Princeton University
Lecture
Details TBA
6pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House

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



 







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











Monday, October 23, 2017
Open Mic Night 
Organized and hosted by the French DUG



 

 

 


Wednesday, October 25, 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











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
Workshop
12:30pm
Library, Rochambeau House
Please RSVP to rochambeausupport@brown.edu

Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University
"Michel Leiri's 'Phantom Africa' in Translation: A Conversation with Brent Hayes Edwards."
With Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University). Tim Bewes (English), Françoise Vergès (Cogut Center), Jennifer Johnson (History), Justin Izzo (French Studies)
Roundtable 
6pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House