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Round Table on Francophonie: Past, Present, and Future

This event is part of the "From Senegal to Tunisia: Negotiating Religious and Ethnic Identities in the Francophone World"
Conversation will be held in French
Roundtable Speakers: Aminata Sow Fall is an internationally renowned Senegalese-born novelist. Her novel, La Grève des bàttu, won the 1980 Grand Prix Littéraire d’Afrique noire. Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi is Professor Emerita of French and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Soraya Tlatli is Associate Professor of French at the University of California, Berkeley.Co-sponsored by the Stanford Forum on African Studies. Sponsored by the Stanford Initiative For Religious and Ethnic Understanding and Coexistence, supported by the President’s Fund, the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), Religious Studies, and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.



Tuesday, May 5, 2015. 12:30 PM


Stanford Language Center, Building 30, Room 102, 450 Serra Mall


Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, History Department, Center for African Studies




Lunch will be served.
For more information, please contact the conference organizers: Fatoumata Seck (, Michaela Hulstyn (, or Marie-Pierre Ulloa (