LAFAYETTE AND HUMAN RIGHTS
As part of this year’s Francophone Heritage Month, student-curator, Ingrid Warren, created a poster exhibit, which is on display for the Spring 2011 semester in the Language Resource Center. Working with Diane Shaw, College archivist, Ingrid chose images and text from a number of primary source materials found in the Lafayette’s Special Collections. The Vernissage was held in April.
THE 2011 TOURNEES FRANCOPHONE FILM FESTIVAL
As part our local NPR’s (WDYI) coverage of our 2010 Tournées Francophone Film Festival, Lafayette faculty were asked to review films in their specialty areas. In the first selection, Profs. Mary Toulouse and Angelika vonWahl discuss l’Ennemi Intime, Le Chant des Mariées and the French film industry in general; in the second, Prof Roxanne Lalande and Mary Toulouse review Barbe Bleue, Azur et Asmar and Coco Avant Chanel.
|The French film industry, L’Ennemi Intime, Le Chant des Mariées||Barbe Bleue, Coco Avant Chanel, Azur et Asmar|
Fifty Years of African Independence
Prof. Emily Musil-Church of the History Department organized a student-led round table on the fifty years celebration of independence from colonial rule in many African countries. Lafayette students described what this means in their home countries.
Video conference with the Institut Pasteur, Paris & NY: The Avian Flu