En tête-à-tête

About the En tête-à-tête series:

Together with the UChicago Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, we are delighted to announce the launch of the En tête-à-tête series, an author-centered series of readings and conversations on books in French language. En tête-à-tête series is a part of the Seminary Co-op French Corner project, supported by the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago.

You can find interviews with authors, book recommendations, thematic selections, and much more on our blog, En tête-à-tête with French Lit.

Upcoming events:

Thursday, 1/9, 6pm: Claire Finch on Kathy Acker (1971-1975)

Past events:

Monday, 10/22, 6:30pmGaël Faye on Small Country with Natacha Nsabimana

Sunday, 11/4, 3pm: Éric Vuillard on The Order of the Day with Alison James

Monday, 2/11, 6:00pm: Fabien Truong on Radicalized Loyalties

Tuesday, 2/26, 6pm: Leila Slimani on Adèle with Khalid Lyamlahy

Wednesday, 4/10, 6pm: Delphine Minoui on I'm Writing You from Tehran with Alexandra Hoffmann

Sunday, 5/5, 3pm: Laurent Gaudé on Hear Our Defeats with Alison James

Saturday, 8/10, 10:30am: A special Storytime with Antoine Guilloppé

Friday, 10/18, 6pm: Conor Bracken on Scorpionic Sun with Khalid Lyamlahy

Sunday, 11/17, 3pm: Lyonel Trouillot on Kannjawou with Bastien Craipain

We often record interviews with visiting authors and speakers. You can check them out on our blog, En tête-à-tête with French Lit