Translating Cultures: French Caribbean History, Literature and Migration

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A day celebrating the culture of the French Caribbean

Immerse yourself in the rich history, heritage, literature and visual arts of the French Caribbean and its diaspora in this study day.

Our keynote speaker, H Adlai Murdoch (Tufts University), introduces the multifaceted cultures and histories of the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Panels of leading specialists will explore the fascinating history and heritage of the French Caribbean as well as its rich literature. Our panellists will also discuss migration and its impact on postwar immigrants and their descendants. There will be presentations on the graphic novel Peyi An Nou (Editions Steinkis) and on the British Library’s Windrush exhibition.

Join us for a day of talks, reflection and discussion.

The programme for the day can be found here.

Your ticket includes morning and afternoon tea and coffee and a sandwich lunch.

In partnership with the AHRC ’Translating Cultures’ Theme, the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library and the Institut Français

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Name: Translating Cultures: French Caribbean History, Literature and Migration
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546