Virtual Panel: Racism on the Walls of the National Assembly

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Please join us for a virtual panel: Racism on the Walls of the National Assembly; A Conversation with Mame-Fatou Niang (French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon University) and Julien Suaudeau (French and Francophone Studies, Bryn Mawr College). 

Moderator: Sue Peabody (History and Liberal Arts, Washington State University Vancouver)

Join us for a discussion of Hervé Di Rosa’s fresco, L’histoire en Peinture de l’Assemblée nationale, and of the petition launched by professors Niang and Suaudeau for the removal of its racist imagery from the walls of the National Assembly.

February 25, 2021

3-4:30 pm EST

This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required, with a suggested donation of $5 for early career scholars and $10 for senior scholars. Registration link:

This panel is sponsored by the French Colonial Historical Society, the Society for French Historical Studies, and H-France.

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