Current Events

  Current Events

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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 








Wednesday, October 4, 2017 

Abdellah Taïa, Novelist & Filmmaker 
Lunchtime Conversation
12pm
Library, Rochambeau House
*RSVP to rochambeausupport@brown.edu

Thursday, October 12, 2017 
Abdellah Taïa, Novelist & Filmmaker 
Reading & Discussion
4:30pm
Library, Rochambeau House
*RSVP to rochambeausupport@brown.edu

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Petit Goûter
4pm
Library, Rochambeau House











Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Lionel Ruffel, Université Paris 8
Lecture
6pm
Music Room, Rochambeau House
Details TBA

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Lionel Ruffel, Université Paris 8
Conversation/Q&A
12:30pm
Library, Rochambeau House
Details TBA 

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
Title TBA
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, and Mourning Glory: The Will of the French Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997).  She is currently completing a book on disasters and the philosophy of the Enlightenment.

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

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