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James Ford Bell Lecture

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Virtual Event
Free
Katherine Ibbett
Katherine Ibbett – Trinity College

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.

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About the Speaker

Katherine Ibbett is Professor of French at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Trinity
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.

Event details

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)

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Virtual Event
309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Organizer

University of Minnesota Libraries
Phone:
612-624-4520
Email:
libevent@umn.edu
Website:
http://www.lib.umn.edu