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march, 2024

20marwedFeaturedLe Nois de la Francophonie: Alain Mabanckou7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Type :Conversation

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The Alliance française de Dallas is delighted to welcome the award-winning writer, Alain Mabanckou, to Dallas as part of our vibrant celebration of the Francophonie month.

Engage in an enlightening conversation, conducted in both English and French, delving into the essence of the Francophonie, the dynamic evolution and significance of the French language, and the literary works of Alain Mabanckou. Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity for book signings with the esteemed author.


About Alain Mabanckou

Born in Congo-Brazzaville in 1966, Alain Mabanckou is a novelist, poet, journalist and academic. In 2015, he was professor of artistic creation at the prestigious Collège de France. He currently teaches literature and creative writing in the Department of French & Francophone Studies and African Studies Center at UCLA.

Known for his novels and non-fiction writing depicting the experience of contemporary Africa and the African diaspora in France, Alain Mabanckou is among the most recognized Franco African writers in France in contemporary literature.

In 2006, he won the Prix Renaudot, one of the highest distinctions in French literature, for his novel Mémoires de porc-épic (2006).

Mark your calendars and join us for these enlightening encounters with Alain Mabanckou, as we celebrate the richness and diversity of the Francophonie together!

For further inquiries and registration, please contact the Alliance française de Dallas.


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(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas