OLBI invites you to participate in NOIRES AMÉRIQUES. Conversations littéraires, a series of five online literary encounters with renowned authors from the Americas. Each meeting will be unique, straightforward and genuine, and will be hosted by author and publisher, Rodney Saint-Éloi. These encounters have as their goal to promote values of inclusion, dialogue and to help discover the richness and diversity of Francophone literature of the Americas. Please note that these events are held in French only.
Lilian Thuram, Guadeloupe
January 26 at noon
The Black condition, youth, racism and soccer.
Patrick Chamoiseau, Martinique
February 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Creole Americas and the way of thinking and fighting racism.
Chloé Savoie-Bernard, Québec, Canada
February 9 at 6:00 p.m.
Writings by women, about feminism, racism in Quebec and immigration.
Alain Mabanckou, Californie, États-Unis
February 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Life between Europe and America, and current writing on racism.
Emmelie Prophète, Haïti
February 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Creole childhood, status of women and Haitian literature.
NOIRES AMÉRIQUES. Conversations littéraires series is presented by the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques and the Alliance française de Chicago. The conversations are free of charge and will take place from January 26 to February 23, 2021. These events will take place by videoconference on the Zoom platform. For more information on the programming and to register to the conferences.