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Prof. Silyane Larcher Meet and Greet

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Carter Caldwell  

Group: Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic


Come meet Silyane Larcher, who will be joining the Northwestern faculty in January 2024, as Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Black Studies. Professor Larcher’s research focuses on the tensions between race, citizenship and universalism in France. She is the author of L’autre citoyen: L’idéal républicain et les Antilles après l’esclavage and co-editor (with Felix Germain) of Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality (1848-2016). Her current book project is on Afro-feminism in France.  In conversation with Gender Studies Director Nick Davis and Black Studies Chair Mary Pattillo, Larcher will talk about her past and current research projects, her editorship of the journal Revue Marronnages, and her plans for the move to Northwestern.

This event will take place via Zoom. Please RSVP via this form in order to be sent the Zoom link. 

This is event is co-sponsored by the Black Studies Department and Gender & Sexuality Studies Program. 

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