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


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


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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