Directed by Sylvaine Guyot in the tradition of physical theater, the adaptation of Gaudé’s novel (2001) will be performed in French with English surtitles. Cris is a polyphonic narrative that plunges into the trenches of World War I to trace the anguish of enlisted men of all ranks.
This one-day conference will pay tribute to the scholarship, teaching and mentorship of Christie McDonald, who will retire from Harvard at the end of June 2017.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Consulate General of France in Boston, the Committee for the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities, the Mahindra Center for the Humanities, the Division of the Arts and Humanities; and the Departments of Music; Philosophy; History of Art and Architecture; Theater, Dance and Media; and Comparative Literature.… Read more about Conference: “Encounters: Literature, Philosophy and the Arts”
Despite his recent independency from Spain in 1968, Equatorial Guinea, the only nation state in African in which Spanish is an official language, it is still largely unknown by post-independency generations. Donato Ndongo Bidyogo (1950), talks about African intellectuals and their role in the face of dictatorships. Exiled in Spain, the renowned Equatoguinean writer, journalist and essayist is one of the most prominent voices of post-colonial Afro-Hispanic Literature from Equatorial Guinea. Profoundly committed to his country and explorations of the African identity, his work… Read more about "Los intelectuales africanos ante el fenómeno de las dictaduras” by Equatoguinean writer Donato Ndongo Bidyodo