Upcoming Online Speakers' Events with Department Faculty
Poetry Reading Tuesday April 25, 2023 4:00 p.m.
The EXILE AND RESISTANCE series returns with two very special guests: Ghayath Almadhoun, a Damascus-born, Palestinian poet who has lived in Stockholm and Berlin, has published four books of poetry, and is currently a visiting fellow at the Thomas Mann House, and Lan Duong, Associate Professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, scholar of postcolonial cinema, gender, and Asian-American studies, founding member of the Critical Refugee Studies Collective, and author of the 2023 poetry collection Nothing Follows. Both speakers address the challenges and complexities of refugee experiences through their writing. Almadhoun and Duong will read selections of their poetry and will then join in a moderated discussion with Paul Lerner, Max Kade Institute director.
French and Francophone Music in THH 120:
Fridays 2/24/2023, 3/24/2023, and 4/21/2023 from 2pm-330pm in THH 120!
Are you curious about French and Francophone Music?
Do you want to learn songs from a wide range of styles in a low-key environment? Then bring your energy and come join us as we share and sing our our guilty pleasure music with you!
Monday, February 13, 2023 330pm-530pm at the Fishbowl at the USC Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (34th Street just west of the construction around the old University Church).
The Department of French and Italian, the Department of Antropology, and the School of Cinematic Art
in collaboration with the
Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles
and the Department of Comparative Literature
invite you to the screening of
Autumn Beat (2022)
Followed by a conversation with Antonio Dikele Distefano, Author and Director of the film.
Wednesday February 1, 2023 7:00 p.m.
Ray Stark Family Theater
“Contingent Matter: Pain and Care in Eighteenth-Century France”
February 1st, 2023, 5-6:30 PM DML 240 Professor Rutler is assistant professor of French and Women's Studies at Pennsylvania State University and co-director of The Committee for Early Modern Studies at Penn State.
This event is generously sponsored by the USC Francophone Research & Resource Center, the USC Department of French and Italian, the USC Department of Comparative Literature, and the USC Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture Doctoral Program.
THE WRETCHED OF FRANCE
The 1983 March for Equality and Against Racism
This talk is generously funded by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the USC Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies, the Francophone Research and Resource Center, and the Departments of French and Italian, Comparative Literature, History, and American Studies and Ethnicity.