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Lecture by Françoise Lionnet

Thu February 26th 2009, 4:00pm

Literary History and Alterity 

Lecture by Françoise Lionnet, UCLA. The lecture is preceded by a workshop at 10 a.m. Both events take place in Building 460, room 429 (Terrace Room). For more information contact cosana [at] (Cosana Eram).


Françoise Lionnet is Professor of French and Francophone Studies. Author of Autobiographical Voices: Race, Gender, Self-Portraiture (Cornell, 1989), and Postcolonial Representations: Women, Literature, Identity (Cornell, 1995);co-editor of a special double issue of Yale French Studies entitled "Post/Colonial Conditions: Exiles, Migrations, Nomadisms", and a special issue of Signs on "Postcolonial, Indigenous, and Emergent Feminisms."  

Currently she is working on a book entitled Dissonant Echoes: Seduction and Disavowal in Postcolonial Novels, which is a study of Francophone Caribbean and Indian Ocean writers' re-appropriation of 19th- and 20th-century British and American classics.