Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Talk and Lecture by Dr. Richard Watts (University of Washington)

March 23rd, 2011
12-1:30 p.m., 6 p.m.

Location
Newcomb Gallery, Freeman Auditorium

Please join us for two events with Richard Watts on Wednesday, March 23rd

12:00PM – 1:30 PM
Talk by Richard Watts
Newcomb Gallery

Professor Watts will meet with students in the gallery and talk about his work on water in the context of Francophone literature and Environmental Studies.

Reception in Woodward Way.

6:00 PM
Lecture by Richard Watts
Freeman Auditorium

“A Brief History of Reflections on Water‘€. Richard Watts, Associate Professor in the Division of French and Italian Studies, University of Washington, and former Associate Dean for International Programs, Newcomb-Tulane College, Tulane University. Richard Watts is the author of Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005) and a forthcoming book, Water Narratives: Imagining Global Environmental Change in the Francophone Post/Colonial World

This event is in conjunction with the current exhibition in Newcomb Gallery, ‘€œReflections on Water‘€ and SLA Majors Week

For more information please email Felicia McCarren, mccarren@tulane.edu or 865-5115.

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