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Saturday, October 19 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
France in the World

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France in the World combines the intellectual rigor of an academic work with the liveliness and readability of popular history. With a brand-new preface aimed at an international audience, this English-language edition edited by Stéphane Gerson will be an essential resource for Francophiles and scholars alike. This dynamic collection presents a new way of writing national and global histories while developing our understanding of France in the world through short, provocative essays that range from prehistoric frescoes to Coco Chanel to the terrorist attacks of 2015. Gerson will be interviewed by French Cultural Center librarian Ingrid Marquardt, and there will be an opportunity for audience Q&A.

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Ingrid Marquardt

Ingrid Marquardt leads the second largest private French library in the country, at the French Cultural Center in the heart of historical Back Bay. This position marries her love of French language and literature. Marquardt began her passion for French through the immersion program... Read More →

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Stéphane Gerson

Stéphane Gerson is a cultural historian and a professor of French studies at NYU. His first book, The Pride of Place: Local Memories and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century France, won the Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History and the Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural... Read More →

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Saturday October 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
French Cultural Center 53 Marlborough St, Boston, MA, 02116