'Mauritian Tales: Re-Imagining Global History in the Indian Ocean'

March 19, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Workshop in French for undergraduates with Prof. Bruno Jean-Francois (Penn State). Contact John Walsh [walsh@pitt.edu] for more information. 

Presenter’s bio

Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François is Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature at Penn State University. He is the author of Poétiques de la violence et récits francophones contemporains (Brill, 2017) and has published numerous articles in scholarly journals such as the PMLA, the International Journal of Francophone Studies, Nouvelles études francophones and Lettres romanes. He has guest-edited special issues of Contemporary French and Francophone Studies (“Mapping Francophone Postcolonial Theory”, 2018) and Nouvelles études francophones  (2013) and is presently co-editing an issue of Cultural Dynamics on “The Minor in Question.” Jean-François is also currently at work on a second monograph, titled Oceanic Creolization and Multiethnic Societies, that focuses primarily on contemporary Indian Ocean literatures and expressive cultures.

Cosponsored by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and the Honors College.