5 Past Author Talks

Author Talk

The Secret Life of Translators: Meet Paulette Boudrot

translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court

Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Want to learn more about the secret life of translators? Who they are, how they work with the author, what their role and input are? Can they take some freedom with the text? Join us and meet Paulette Boudrot, the American translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court (Boston, my blissful winter).

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Author Talk

The Role of Feminism in the World of Bande Dessinée

Online discussion to celebrate the year of la Bande Dessinée

Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

To celebrate the year of la bande dessinée, we wanted to highlight certain artists in the world of graphic novels.

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Author Talk

An Evening with Boubacar Boris Diop

A celebration of Francophone Literature

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:30 PM To 7:00 PM

Come join us for an exciting discussion with the award-winning Senegalese author Boubacar Boris Diop! This event is in French and will be moderated in French by Dr. Bojana Coulibaly.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:00 PM To 5:00 PM

Adeline Dieudonné, author of the award-winning debut REAL LIFE, and translator Roland Glasser, will join readers for a Q&A on Instagram.

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Author talk with Oliver Gee

Paris on Air and the Earful Tower

Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Join us in this online author talk with Oliver Gee and discover his book, "Paris On Air," based on the popular podcast The Earful Tower!

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