I will participate in a panel on Saturday, November 5th, at 5 PM as part of the Festival Albertine at Albertine Books in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy of New York.
Visit the Albertine Books site to see the festival program.
Curated by National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the third annual Festival Albertine will take place from November 2nd through 6th, 2016. The Festival will explore the changing nature of identity and how the arts interrogate our national, social, and cultural labels today in France and the US.
Showcasing Albertine’s mission to nurture French-American exchange around books and ideas, the Festival will bring together a wide range of American and French writers, artists, thinkers, and scholars including including Kehinde Wiley, Jacqueline Woodson, Iris Deroeux, Benjamin Millepied, Claudia Rankine, Darryl Pinckney, Benjamin Stora, Jelani Cobb, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Thelma Golden, Jennifer Homans, Nacira Guénif-Souilamas, Pap Ndiaye, David Simon, Catherine Meurisse, D’de Kabal, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Claire Diao, Nina Shaw, Kamilah Forbes, Laurent Dubois, Scholastique Mukasonga, Darryl Pinckney, Chris Jackson, Denis Darzacq, Thomas Lax, Raphaël Confiant, Zahia Rahmani, Virginia Johnson, and Adam Shatz.