Alain Mabanckou : « My Home Territory : the Literature of Africa »

, par Muriel Steinmetz

ORIGINAL FRENCH ARTICLE : Alain Mabanckou : « Mon territoire d’habitation : la littérature d’Afrique »
by Muriel Steinmetz
Alain Mabanckou : " My Home Territory : the Literature of Africa "

Translated Wednesday 30 March 2016, by Henry Crapo

Introduction to the interview by Muriel Steinmetz :

Having already begun on 29 March, the novelist Alain Mabanckou is giving a course at the Collège de France on African literature in the French language.

This is a "first". He speaks with us, and evokes in detail the meaning of this teaching, for Africa and for France.


Web resources :

announcement on the web site of the Collège de France

video of the first lecture
(Best to download the file.)

Schedule :

Inaugural lesson : was on Thursday 17 March, in the amphithéâtre Marguerite de Navarre at 18h.

Courses : Tuesdays at 14h, followed on two days (29 March and 31 May) by a seminar at 15h.

When time permits, we will add a translation of the interview by Muriel Steinmetz, published in l’Humanité of Tuesday, 29 March, page 22.

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