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Close encounters: Staging Jean-Jacques Rousseau in the Caribbean and New Orleans

featuring Professor Faycal Falaky

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Building: Weinmann Hall (Law), Berkett Multipurpose Room (1st floor)
Location: uptown campus

This lecture by Professor Faycal Falaky will examine some of the stage adaptations of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's one-act opera, Le Devin du Village in Saint-Domingue and New Orleans.  He will describe the reception accorded these plays and explain how the same Rousseau who influenced the slave revolution of Haiti could have also captivated an audience of theater-going slaveholders.

Sponsored by: School of Law as well as Swiss-American Society of New Orleans & Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle-Orleans

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Jane Johnston via email to jjohnst1@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-865-5912






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