James Ford Bell Lecture
October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Professor Katherine Ibbett, Caroline de Jager Fellow and Tutor in French at Trinity, presents the James Ford Bell Lecture, “Staying Afloat: On the Water in New France.” The online event takes place Thursday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. Central Time.
This presentation will link to the Bell’s Fall 2020 online exhibit, “Panics and Plagues of 1720: A View from 2020,” which looks at, among others, the French financial crisis created by speculative investment in the southern Mississippi River territory.
The event is free, but please make a reservation to receive instructions on how to join the event via Zoom.
About the Speaker
College, Oxford. She’s the author of “Compassion’s Edge: Fellow-Feeling and its Limits in Early Modern France” and “The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630-1660.” She has co-edited volumes on Walter Benjamin and on compassion. She’s working on a book
called “Liquid Empire,” about writing on water in early modern France and New France.
What: James Ford Bell Lecture: “Staying Afloat: On the Water in New France”
Who: Professor Katherine Ibbett, Caroline de Jager Fellow and Tutor in French at Trinity
When: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, 1-2:30 p.m.
Where: Zoom (Please register to receive the link)