America is also a Québec novel.

America is also a Québec novel.

With generous supportof the Québec Government Office in London

Series Name School of Arts
Speaker Lise Gauvin and Madeleine Monet
Type Arts & Entertainment
When 25 Mar 2019, 04:30AM - 06:00AM
Venue Fielding Johnson First Floor Council Suite 1 and 2
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Fransiska Louwagie FL47@le.ac.uk

Literary encounter with Québec writers Lise Gauvin and Madeleine Monette.

Lise Gauvin is a writer, essayist and literary critic from Québec. She is the author of twenty books and hundreds of articles on language, and on French, Québec and Francophone literature in particular. The recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Prix du Québec in 2018, Lise is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Montréal, a member of the Royal Society of Canada and of Québec’s Academy of Letters.

Madeleine Monette has written five novels, numerous short stories, and collections of poems. Her last novel, Skatepark, came out in Paris in 2015. She received the Robert-Cliche Award for her first novel and was short-listed for such literary awards as the Prix de l'Académie des Lettres du Québec and the Marguerite Yourcenar Award in the US. She is a member of the international Parliament of Francophone Women Writers and of Québec’s Academy of Letters.

Event organised by the School of Arts’ department of Modern Languages (French and Francophone Studies), the Centre for New Writing, and the Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies (University of Leicester).

With the generous support of the Québec Government Office in London.

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