"Édouard Glissant, Radiance and Obscurity"
(Colloquium Organized by Louisiana State University and the Université des Antilles, March 20-23, 2018)
Watch Alexandre Leupin's seminar "Lire Édouard Glissant. Introduction à l’interprétation des essais "
THE FIRST PART OF THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN LSU AND UA TOOK PLACE IN NOVEMBRE 2017.
LSU IS AWARDED A $235,000 GRANT FROM THE FRENCH GOVERNEMENT THROUGH THE CFFS
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Participants from l'atelier du libre-écrire directed by Fabienne Kanor perform their final texts.
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The French Embassy in the United States salutes the best translations of 2017
The cultural services of the French Embassy of the United States have given another
confirmation of their generosity and support by awarding $9500 to The Glissant Translation
Project, in addition to the $9000 they bestowed to the Center for French and Francophone
Studies last year.
The 2017 grant has already allowed for the rights acquisition, translation and publication of Introduction à une poétique du divers (1996, translator Celia Britton), Mémoires des esclavages (2007, translator Charles Forsdick), Les entretiens de Baton Rouge (2008, translator Kate M. Cooper), L'Imaginaire des langues (2010, translator Celia Britton). These four fundamental works will be published simultaneously by Liverpool University Press, a most distinguished academic publisher, in 2019.
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Alexandre Leupin analyzes the relationship between the master and the slave through the writings of several philosophers, such as Edouard Glissant and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, while exploring concepts such as the Relation, the Whole-World, Identity and Creation.