Francophone Crossings: Women in Transatlantic Conversations, Part I - Transcendances by Charline Effah
#FranceAtlanta2021⎟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 Pilarwhich 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.
This online event is free and open to the public.
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This event is organized by the University of Alabama, Georgia State University, the University of Iowa, and with the support of the Atlanta Office of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States, FLAGS (Foreign Language Association of Graduate Students), The French Club @ Georgia State University and Engaging the Francophone World.
#FranceAtlanta⎟Created in 2010, France-Atlanta is an annual French-American event series centered on innovation. Discover this year’s virtual and in-person events: https://france-atlanta.org/