Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Festival of French‐speaking Cultures

April 24 2010- 10:00 to 5:00 PM free  to all

506 Landrum , Northern Kentucky University

10:00-10:30- Restavec: From Haitian Slave Child to Middle-Class American” by Jean Robert Cadet: The Autobiography, the Man, and the Foundation” by Dr. Gisèle Loriot-Raymer

10:40-11:10- “Window into the World of the Caribbean” by Lauren Cook

11:20-11:50- Le Paris de Thomas Jefferson” by Heidi Hagedorn

12:00-12:30-“Medical Relief Mission to Haiti 2010” by Joseph Martin, MD

12:30-1:00-Break/Time for lunch, conversation, enjoying the bake sale

1:00-2:30- “Francophone Folk Dance,” by Maureen Motsinger

2:45-3:15- “Alternative Spring Break: Exploring France’s Battlefields”- by Amy Trostle, Lauren Cook, Olivia Reichardt

3:30- French song  to be sung by Jamie Shoemaker

3:45-4:15:”The Practice of Excision in African Francophone Countries” by Xavier Ilboudo

4:15-5:00– “Dance in Francophone North Africa” by Brent Shields

Additional presentations and performances to be announced.
***Throughout the day there will be a Bake Sale hosted by the NKU Department of World Languages and Literatures’ French Club to benefit the Restavec Foundation

This festival is sponsored by the NKU Department of World Languages and Literatures, the Alliance Française of Cincinnati and the Agence Mondiale de la Francophonie.

Admission is free.
Parking with be paid by the NKU Department of World Languages and Literatures.  You must park in the Visitor’s Parking area just past the Kentucky Bank Center (follow the signs).  Be sure to bring your parking ticket with you and to have it stamped and signed at the Registration Desk on the fifth floor of Landrum.  You will need to show it to the gate attendant when you leave in order for your parking to be free.

Details of This Past Event
Date: April 24, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Landrum 506 (map)
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
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