Black is the Journey, Africana the Name: A Conversation with Maboula Soumahoro on African Diasporas and Identities

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  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday January 20, 2022
      5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Swann 106
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  • URL: BlueJeans
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Christophe Ippolito
Professor of French, Coordinator of GLACT Postdoctoral Fellows Program


Summary Sentence: The French Program hosts Dr. Maboula Soumahoro to discuss her recently translated book.

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Dr. Soumahoro will be in conversation with Modern Languages’ Chris Ippolito, Brigitte Stepanov and Samba Sy on her latest book, Le Triangle et l’Hexagone : Réflexions sur une identité noire, translated into English by Kaiama L. Glover as Black is the Journey, Africana the Name (Polity, 2021).   

This event will be in English.  

Join us at Georgia Tech and online on BlueJeans on Thursday, January 20 in Swann 106 at 5 PM. A reception will follow.  

BlueJeans link for the event:   

(Meeting ID: 610 367 899, Participant Passcode: 9149)  

Maboula Soumahoro, Associate Professor in the English Department of the University of Tours (France), is a resident of Villa Albertine Atlanta from November 2021 to January 2022.    

We thank the Villa Albertine and the Consulate General of France in Atlanta as well as the School of Modern Languages for their support. 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
african, diaspora, identity, French, consulate, Maboula Soumahoro, Black Is the Journey
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  • Created On: Jan 5, 2022 - 11:21am
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