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Aimé Cesaire Centennial: A Voice for History


October 8, 2013

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Medgar Evers College

 In celebration of the centennial of influential Francophone Caribbean poet, author, and politician, Aimé Césaire (1913–2008), the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, in collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Martinique Promotion Bureau, will screen Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History by renowned director Euzhan Palcy. A talk-back with John W. Franklin, Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture will follow the film. Franklin studied Caribbean literature with Césaire in Martinique in the 1970s.