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Francophone Crossings: Women in Transatlantic Conversations, Part 1

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Francophone Crossings: Women in Transatlantic Conversations, Part 1

Francophone Crossings brings together the unique and creative voices of Fabienne Kanor (Martinique) and Charline Effah (Gabon) for a two-part program. The program will be moderated by Anny-Dominique Curtius (University of Iowa), Gladys Francis (Georgia State University) and Cheryl Toman (University of Alabama).

The first part of the program features an hour with Charline Effah that she has entitled Transcendances. It comprises a 20-minute video (Bruissement des ailes brisés) shot in her native Gabon. The video will be followed by her reading and discussion of excerpts of her novels N’être and La danse de Pilar which demonstrate that women’s words are tools of resilience and overcoming

Please note that the second part of this program, entitled Corps à Coeur and featuring Fabienne Kanor, will take place November 3 at 12:00 p.m. Learn more.

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This online event is free and open to the public.


October 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Cheryl Toman