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French Week 2023

National French Week 2023 Celebrating Créolité with landscape background

Wednesday, November 8th

Derek Walcott, Peter Doig, and the ‘Great Noise’ of Trinidad

Keynote Speaker Martin Munro, Ph.D., Eminent Scholar and Winthrop-King Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University
Knott Hall B03

Wednesday, November 8th

Soca Sing-Along led by Caribbean Students’ Union

3rd Floor of Andrew White Student Center

Thursday, November 9th

Haitian Kreyòl Workshop Led by Komité Ayiti

This interactive Haitian creole workshop led by native speakers Garry Bien Aimé and Joe Gaston includes a cultural presentation, drumming led by master drummer Gerald Rameau, Ph.D., and free food tasting.
McGuire Hall West 

Saturday, November 11

Bilingual French-English Mass
Alumni Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, November 15

Creole and Music
Loyola Steel Pan Ensemble, directed by Barry Dove, leads an open rehearsal followed by an interactive workshop with students.
College Center W010


Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 or (TTD) 410-617-2141 at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Sponsored by: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Center for the Humanities, Education for Life, Messina, Student Engagement, Catholic Studies, Honors Program, Film Studies, Global Studies, and the Office of International Programs.