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Public Lecture Series presents Odile Cazenave

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MacKinnon 235


Odile Cazenave

Boston University

 “From Afrique-sur-Seine to Afropean literature: Shifts in the Diasporic Imaginary?”

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Monday, October 20th 2014, 2:30 pm

Room 235, MacKinnon Building

Odile Cazenave is Professor of French at Boston University. Her research interests focus on the impact of age, gender and location on the writing and reception of postcolonial literary and filmic narratives in French. Her publications include Femmes rebelles: naissance d’un nouveau roman africain au féminin (L’Harmattan, Paris 1996), Afrique sur Seine. Une nouvelle génération de romanciers africains à Paris (L’Harmattan, 2003)–both are available in translation (Rebellious Women (Lynne Rienner, 1999), and Afrique sur Seine A New Generation of African Writers in Paris; Lexington Books, 2005)), and Contemporary Francophone African Writers and the Burden of Commitment (University of Virginia Press, 2011, co-written with Patricia Celerier, Vassar College).
Odile Cazenave has held visiting appointments at Brown University, Harvard University, M.I.T., Wellesley College, and has taught in the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies.



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