[EVENT ONLY IN FRENCH]
Come and meet Julien Suaudeau, French lecturer at Bryn Mawr College, for the publication of his newest novel, Le Sang noir des hommes (The bad blood of men).
The author will discuss with Etienne Achille, professor at Villanova University and specialist in post-colonialism. The conversation will be followed by a Q&A with the public and a signing session.
You can have a look at an interview in English of Julien Suaudeau made by one of his student here : https://www.brynmawr.edu/news/french-lecturer-julien-suaudeau-hiis-novel-le-sang-noir-des-hommes
Julien Suaudeau is the Coordinator of the Non-Intensive Language sequence in French. He is the author of four novels: Dawa (2014), Le Français (2015), Ni le feu ni la foudre (2016), Le Sang noir des hommes (2019). His fiction work focuses on contemporary France seen through the lenses of colonial and postcolonial history, immigration, laïcité, terrorism, and socioeconomic inequalities. He is a regular contributor to the opinion pages of French dailies Le Monde, Le Figaro, Libération and weekly magazine L’Obs. In the US, he lectures frequently as a guest speaker on the topic of connecting American students and teachers with the multiplicity of French identities and the francophone world. As a filmmaker, he has directed documentaries and short fiction films, and has published extensively on film history, film theory and French cinema in Positif.