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.
The Eye (Cantonese, Thai, Mandarin), Tuesday, 28 October, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Friday, 31 October, 8:30 P.M., Saturday, 1 November, 2:30 P.M., flyer
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Silent, German), Tuesday, 28 October, 7:30 P.M.; Friday, 31 October, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 1 November, 11:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., flyer
Hotel (German), Wednesday, 29 October, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 31 October, 6:45 P.M.; Saturday, 1 November, 12:45 and 6:15 P.M., flyer
Royal Ballet of Cambodia, 7:30 P.M., DeJong Concert Hall, HFAC, flyer, get tickets
"Evolution of ISIS: The Islamic State 2007–14," Dodge Billingsley, documentary film producer and director, Combat Films and Research, NOON, 238 HRCB
"The British Invasion of the 1960s," Robert Colson, assistant professor of interdisciplinary
humanities; Michael Hicks, professor of musical composition and theory; moderator: David Kirkham, associate professor of political science and senior fellow, BYU Law School, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer