Frederick Douglass - Across and Against Times, Places and Disciplines

October, 11-13, 2018

The conference takes place on four different sites in downtown Paris:

Thursday, October 11: Panels and lunch take place at Université Paris Diderot (Halles aux Farines) in the 13th arrondissement. Plenary and reception take place at the Fondation des États- Unis in the 14th arrondissement.

Friday, October 12: Panels, lunch, plenary and reception take place at the University of Chicago Center in Paris in the 13th arrondissement.

Saturday, October 13: Panels, lunch, plenary and roundtable take place at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 (Institut du Monde Anglophone) in the 6th arrondissement.

Due to security measures, only registered participants (speakers, chairs, attendees) can attend sessions at Université Paris Diderot, Fondation des États-Unis, University of Chicago Center in Paris and Université Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle. Registered accompanying persons can attend plenaries and receptions at Fondation des États-Unis, University of Chicago Center in Paris and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.

Once you have registered, please wear your name tag at all times. Use hashtag #DouglassinParis to livetweet this conference.

Join us for a screening of Edward Zwick’s Glory (1989)—featuring Raymond St. Jacques as Frederick Douglass—on Wednesday, October 10 (6 p.m.) at Université Paris Diderot (Buffon Building, 15 rue Hélène Brion, 75013 Paris). Followed by a discussion (in French) with Claire Parfait, Marie-Jeanne Rossignol and Cécile Roudeau. Reservation: DouglassParis2018@gmail.com

PROGRAMME (pdf)