Tag: Algeria

Zohra Drif recounts Algeria’s struggle against French colonialism

A symbol of the Algerian liberation movement, Drif presented her memoir Inside the Battle of Algiers at NYU last week.

/ September 25, 2017

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter

The New Book Series at the Hagop Kevorkian Center features new publications in the interdisciplinary field of Middle East Studies. This gripping insider’s account chronicles how and why the author, as a young French-educated woman in 1950s Algiers, joined the...

/ September 21, 2017

Reading Resistances in Contemporary Algerian Literature and Film

Lecture by Madeleine Dobie To RSVP, please click here. Madeleine Dobie is Professor in the Department of French and teaches as well in the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. Her books include Relire Mayotte Capécia. Une...

/ February 23, 2017

“The Human Crisis” by Albert Camus, 70 years later

Viggo Mortenson gives a dramatic reading of Albert Camus’ 1946 speech. RSVP required. Sign up here. From Maison Française: Albert Camus originally delivered this lecture on “La Crise de l’homme” on March 28, 1946, to a very full house at...

/ March 28, 2016