March 26, 2019

Maryse Condé, a writer for our times/Maryse Condé, une écrivaine pour notre temps

Reid Hall | 4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris
Free and open to the public

A celebration of the work of the acclaimed writer and winner of the 2018 "New Nobel" prize in literature with interventions by critics, activists and students


Speakers:

Noni Carter
Myriam Cottias
Elsa Dorlin
Brent Hayes Edwards
Paulo Lemos Horta
Cilas Kemedjo
Xavier Luce
Lydie Moudileno
Ronnie Scharfman
Maboula Soumaharo
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Françoise Vergès
Closing remarks by: Christiane Taubira

In the presence of Maryse Condé

Programme:

3:00-3:30PM Opening Remarks
3:30-4PM Noni Carter/Xavier Luce
4-5PM Cilas Kemedio/Lydie Moudileno/Paulo Lemos Hortas/Ronnie Scharfman
5-5:15PM break
5:15-6:15PM Myriam Cottias/Elsa Dorlin/Maboula Soumaharo
6:15-7:15PM Françoise Vergès/Brent Hayes Edwards/Gayatri Spivak
7:15-7:30PM Christiane Taubira


Organized by
:

Madeleine Dobie, Professor of French, Columbia University, Kaiama L. Glover, Professor of French, Barnard College; Fellow at the Institute for Ideas & ImaginationLoren Wolfe, Senior Program Manager, Columbia Global Centers | Paris.

In partnership with the Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Columbia Maison Française, Department of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats available on a first come, first serve basis. Your reservation does not guarantee you a spot.

Listen to the recordings from the Columbia Global Centers | Paris Soundcloud page

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