Thursday, September 25th
Lewis Global Studies Center
David Ball, Professor Emeritus of French and Comparative Literature at Smith College, will discuss his acclaimed translation and annotation of Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944 (Oxford Press, 2014.)
Guéhenno's diary reflects on his efforts to resist both the French collaborationist government as well as the Nazi-controlled publishing industry in wartime France.
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