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NYU’s Maison Française Hosts Special Events in January

January 9, 2008
N-216, 2007-08

La Maison Française of New York University, located at 16 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host three special events in January. Events are free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.8750 or visit www.nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.

On Tuesday, January 29, at 7 p.m., biographer Anka Muhlstein will discuss “Napoleon and the Burning of Moscow.” Muhlstein is the author of Napoléon à Moscou; Astolphe de Custine, le dernier marquis; and Elisabeth d’Angleterre et Marie Stuart ou les périls du mariage.

On Wednesday, January 30, at 6:30 p.m., University of Paris sociologist Pierre Bouvier will speak on “Les Antilles entre negritude et transnational: Aimé Césaire/Frantz Fanon.” Bouvier is the author of Le Lien social and Frantz Fanon. This is an Institute of French Studies colloquium; the event is in French.

On Thursday, January 31, at 7 p.m., Kareen Rispal, cultural counselor of the French Embassy, will deliver a lecture entitled “La Diplomatie culturelle” in French.

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Amanda Jastrzembski | (212) 998-6839


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