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West African Literature and Thought in French: Translating Cultures

January 22, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Some of the most important contemporary writing in French has emerged from West Africa. This event brings together authors – including leading writer from Côte d’Ivoire, Véronique Tadjo – publishers and other specialists. They explore topics including the history of the Francophone West African book as well as the complex processes of translation between oral and literary cultures, and across various other linguistic, historical and political contexts. Lunch is provided.

In partnership with the AHRC and the Society for French Studies.

Details

Date:
January 22, 2016
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Venue

The British Library
96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

Organiser

The British Library
Phone:
+44 (0)330 333 1144
Website:
http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/quickinfo/loc/stp/