French Literary Roundtable "Discours antillais": Patrick Chamoiseau, author
Roundtable discussion, "Discours antillais" (English: Caribbean Discourse"), with Patrick Chamoiseau, French author from Martinique. In French. Free admission. Advance registration.
When: Thursday, March 16 at 5:00pm
Where: White Hall Building, Room # 207, 301 Dowman Dr., Atlanta, GA 30322
As part of its Ecrivains d'Aujourd'hui program, the Department of French and Italian at Emory University and the French Consulate in Atlanta have invited French Martiniquais author Patrick Chamoiseau. Renowned as one of the most innovative writers in contemporary French literature, Mr. Chamoiseau is a recognized expert on Creole culture. He was awarded the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 1992 for his novel "Texaco" and has published several non-fiction books, as well as a history of the French Caribbeans under Napoleon Bonaparte. His books were translated in French and English and we are very lucky to welcome him in Atlanta, as he has seldom traveled to the U.S. to promote his work.
Co-sponsored by The Consulate General of France in Atlanta, Francophonie Atlanta, The Hightower Fund, The Global and Postcolonial Studies Program, The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, The East Asian Studies Program, The Department of Philosophy, The Department of Religion, The Department of Film and Media Studies, The Department of English, The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The French Enrichment and Response Association, The Comparative Literature Speaker Committee.
The Atlanta Francophonie Festival thanks Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for its support.
What are my parking options for this event?
For directions and parking information, visit http://emap.fmd.emory.edu/website/campus/index.htm, click on "Main Campus" and search for White Hall. There is free parking available after 5:00pm at the Fishburne parking lot or free after 7:00pm at the Oxford Deck parking lot. More information at http://transportation.emory.edu/parking/visitors.html