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In Conversation with Djaïli Amadou Amal

Date: 27 Mar 2023, 5:00pm - 6:30pm GMT London, Lisbon

Prof. Catriona Seth (Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, Oxford) and Fellow of All Souls College (Oxford) will be in conversation with Cameroonian writer Djaïli Amadou Amal, winner of the 2020 Choix Goncourt UK. 

Djaïli Amadou Amal est une écrivaine camerounaise, lauréate du Choix Goncourt du Royaume-Uni 2020 (et de nombreux autres Choix Goncourt) pour son livre Les Impatientes, paru en français aux éditions E. Collas, et aux éditions Harper Collins en traduction anglaise. Son dernier livre en français, Cœur de Sahel est également en lice pour le Prix du Lycée Charles-de-Gaulle. Djaïdi Amadou Amal vient de recevoir un doctorat honoris causa de la Sorbonne.  

Djaïli Amadou Amal is a Cameroonian writer, winner of the 2020 Choix Goncourt UK (and many other Choix Goncourt) for her book “Les Impatientes”, published in French by E. Collas, and by Harper Collins in English translation. Her latest book in French, “Cœur de Sahel”, is also in the running for the Prix du Lycée Charles-de-Gaulle. Djaïdi Amadou Amal has just received an honorary doctorate from the Sorbonne. 


This event is organised in collaboration with Institut Français (London) and Maison Française d'Oxford
The event will be in French followed by Q&A.  


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