Ohio State University
125 S Oval Mall
Columbus, US 43210
Columbus | October 27, 2022 | 4pm CST
Award-winning author and UCLA Professor Alain Mabanckou will present his documentary, “Les Noirs en France” (2022).
The event will start with a presentation and Q&A with Alain Mabanckou (45 minutes, in French). It will be followed by the screening of Noirs en France (1h45, in French with English subtitles).
The event is free but pre-registration is required.
About Alain Mabanckou:
Alain Mabanckou is a novelist, journalist, poet, and academic. A French citizen born in the Republic of the Congo, he currently teaches literature and creative writing in the Department of French & Francophone Studies and African Studies Center at UCLA. Known for his novels and non-fiction writing depicting the experience of contemporary Africa and the African diaspora in France, Alain Mabanckou is among the most recognized Franco African writers in France in contemporary literature.
This event is sponsored by the Center of Excellence at The Ohio State University, the Department of French and Italian at The Ohio State University, Villa Albertine Chicago and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.