Thursday, 17–Friday, 18 March
“Africa’s Ambiguous Adventure” celebrates the 50th anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s l’Aventure ambiguë. Two events will be held in separate locations on Thursday; all Friday events will be held in B192 JFSB.
Thursday, 17 March
“The Clash of Culture and Faith in Colonial Africa: An Ambiguous Adventure”
Chantal Thompson, teaching professor of French Studies, BYU, and Cheikh Hamidou Kane, author, 11:00–11:50 a.m., JSB Auditorium
“An African Celebration”
Tributes to Cheikh Hamidou Kane, followed by an evening of African music and dance by Voice of Africa; 7:00–9:00 p.m., Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center
Friday, 18 March
“Ambiguous Adventure: A Witness of the Human Condition”
Mamadou Sy Tounkara, secretary general of the Committee for the 50th Anniversary of Ambiguous Adventure, 10:00–10:45 a.m.
“Reading l’Aventure ambiguë Then and Now”
Lydie E. Moudileno, professor of romance languages and graduate chair of French, University of Pennsylvania, 11:00–11:45 a.m.
“Ambiguous Adventure: From the Word to the word”
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, professor of French and director of graduate studies, Columbia University, 1:00–1:45 p.m.
“Partage du Sensible”
Abdourahman Wabéri, prize-winning author and Visiting professor, Claremont Colleges, 2:00–2:45 p.m.
Cheikh Hamidou Kane, 3:00–3:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Chantal Thompson.
Mid-August Lunch (Italian), Wednesday, 22 May, 7:00 P.M.; Friday, 24 May, 5:00 and 8:45 P.M.; Saturday, 25 May, 5:00 P.M., see flyer
The White Balloon (Persian), Wednesday, 22 May, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 24 May, 6:45 P.M.; Saturday, 25 May, 3:00 and 6:45 P.M., see flyer
Jane Eyre (English), Wednesday, 29 May, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 31 May, 4:30 and 9:45 P.M.; Saturday, 1 June 5:45 P.M., see flyer
Cyrano de Bergerac (French), Wednesday, 29 May, 7:30 P.M.; Friday, 31 May, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 1 June 3:00 and 8:15 P.M., see flyer
7–8 June watch Highland Dancing, a performance demonstrating the stamina of a top athlete and the artistry of a dancer, Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, see web site
"Space or Heaven? C.S. Lewis, Narnia, and the Planets," Michael Ward, senior research fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, 7:30 P.M., Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church College, 64 St. Giles, Oxford, England; a light reception will follow the lecture and Q&A, see flyer
Enjoy learning to Latin dance, 9:00–10:00 P.M., Southworth Hall, 116 West Center St, Provo, $5