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Sat, Nov 05


San Diego

America’s French Roots (in English)

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America’s French Roots (in English)
America’s French Roots (in English)

Time & Location

Nov 05, 2022, 11:00 AM

San Diego, 6640 Lusk Blvd, San Diego, CA 92121, USA

About the Event

Professor Joan DeJean invites you to learn more about some French descendant's names you would never think of (in English)  

Saturday, November 05, 1:00 pm PT  Federation of Alliances Françaises USA In English


Joan DeJean is a Trustee Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She previously taught at Yale and at Princeton. She is the author of twelve books on French literature, history, and material culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, including “The Invention of Paris: Making the City Modern”  (2014);  “The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual and the Modern Home Began” (2009); “The Essence of Style: How the French Invented High Fashion, Fine Food, Chic Cafés, Style, Sophistication, and Glamour” (2005).

Portrait: 18th century portrait by an unknown artist of Marie Angélique Revoil DuForest and her family; reproduced with permission of her family.

This event will be on Zoom and is free for all Alliance Française members, AATF members, and invited guests of the presenter or publicist. Non-members or persons who have no AF chapter nearby can purchase tickets ($10). Click here to register.

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