La Maison Française of NYU will host “French Literature in the Making” (Sept. 11), featuring French writer, journalist, and filmmaker Philippe Labro, a conversation with Haitian writer Yanick Lahens (9/19), and more in September.

La Maison Française

La Maison Française of NYU will host “French Literature in the Making” (Sept. 11), featuring French writer, journalist, and filmmaker Philippe Labro, a conversation with Haitian writer Yanick Lahens (9/19), and more in September.

All events are held at La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (between University Place and Fifth Avenue), and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Seating for free events is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.8750 or visit nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.

Monday, September 11, 7:00 p.m.
French Literature in the Making
Philippe Labro, writer, journalist, film director, former director RTL; author of “l’Etudiant étranger” (Prix Interallié); “Le Petit Garçon”; “Quinze ans”; “Tomber sept fois, se relever huit”; “Ma Mère, cette inconnue”
in conversation with
Olivier Barrot, writer, journalist, television producer and host, “Un Livre un jour” (France 3 and TV5); author of “L’Ami posthume”; “Le Fils perdu”; “La Revue Blanche”; “Un Livre un jour, un livre toujours”; “Mitteleuropa”
In French

Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 p.m.
Yanick Lahens
Writer, novelist; author of “L’Exil: entre l’ancrage et la fuite, l’écrivain haïtien”; “Dans la maison du père”; “La Couleur de l’aube”; “Failles”; “Guillaume et Nathalie”; “Bain de Lune” (Prix Femina; “Moonbath,” Deep Vellum Publishing, 2017)
in conversation with
Michael Dash, professor of French Literature, Thought, and Culture, NYU
In French

Thursday, September 21, 6:30 p.m.
Institute of French Studies Event
Discussion of Todd Shepard’s “Sex, France and Arab Men, 1962-1979” (University of Chicago Press, 2017) 
Todd Shepard, Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University; author of “The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France”
Herrick Chapman, associate professor of history and French Studies, NYU; co-editor of “Race in France”
Crystal Fleming, associate professor of sociology and Africana Studies, SUNY at Stony Brook; author of “Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in France”
Sylvie Tissot, professor of political science, Université de Vincennes-Saint-Denis-Paris 8; author of “L’Etat et les quartiers”

Monday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.
“Futures of French: Thinking Beyond the Nation”
A French Department series highlighting the work of early career scholars
Chelsea Steiber, Catholic University
Cynthia Nazarian, Northwestern University
Claire Reising, NYU, respondent
Cecile Bishop, NYU, chair

Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m.
Institute of French Studies Lecture
“German Civilians and Downed Allied Airmen in World War II. From Civility to Lynching”
Claire Andrieu, professor of history, Sciences Po, Paris; author of “Le Programme commun de la Résistance”; “La Banque sous l’Occupation (1936-1946)”; “Pour l’Amour de la République. Le Club Jean Moulin, 1958-1970”

Subways: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).

Editor’s Note
For over six decades, La Maison Française of New York University has served as a major forum for French-American cultural and intellectual exchange, offering contemporary perspectives on myriad French and Francophone issues. Its rich program of lectures, symposia, concerts, screenings, exhibitions, and special events provides an invaluable resource to the university community, as well as the general public. For more, please visit nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.


 

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