Sylvie Kandé will read excerpts from her neo-epic poem, La quête infinie de l’autre rive: Épopée en trois chants (Gallimard, 2011), followed by a discussion on the theme of poetry, voyage, and immigration with El Hadji Malick Ndiaye. Kandé teaches African Studies at SUNY Old Westbury. Readings and discussion in French.

When: Monday, November 14
Where: Columbia University, Maison Française
What time: 6–7:30 p.m.