A Centennial Celebration of Marie Vieux Chauvet
On the occasion of the centennial year of the birth of the seminal Haitian writer Marie Vieux Chauvet (1916-1973) and the January 2016 publication of the special issue of Yale French Studies devoted to the author.
The Ph.D. Program in French and the Henri Peyre French Institute present
A Centennial Celebration
of Marie Vieux Chauvet
Friday, March 4
CUNY Graduate Center
Fourth floor lounge
(French and Urban Education) Specialists and scholars will speak of the importance and legacy of the works by Marie Vieux Chauvet:
Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken , Center for Worker Education at CCNY, CUNY
Kaiama L. Glover, Barnard College, Columbia University
Régine Joseph, Queens College, CUNY
Jasmine Narcisse, doctoral candidate, the Graduate Center, CUNY, and board member of the Henri Peyre French Institute
Emmelie Prophète-Milcé, writer, and director of the Bibliothèque Nationale d’Haïti Lucienne Serrano, emerita, York College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Thomas C. Spear, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
The program will include readings of texts by Chauvet performed by the New York based poet and artist, Michèle Voltaire Marcelin.
Free and open to the public, the program will likely include English and Creole, but will primarily be in French.
Submitted on: FEB 27, 2016