Fri 26 Feb

In Conversation with Djaïli Amadou Amal

The Choix Goncourt UK

In the run up to the announcement of the Choix Goncourt UK on 18 March, author Djaïli Amadou Amal, whose novel Les Impatientes was shortlisted by the prestigious French Académie Goncourt, will be in a live-streamed conversation with Catriona Seth (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford) from the Maison Française d’Oxford.

Students will have the opportunity to ask our guest questions and excerpts of the books will be read by French actor Anne de Peufeilhoux.

26 Feb 5pm

The conversations will be live-streamed on the YouTube channel of the Maison Française d’Oxford

▶️ Watch the conversation

The Choix Goncourt UK is a joint initiative of the Académie Goncourt, the Maison Française d’Oxford, the Higher Education, Research and Innovation Department at the French Embassy, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni, the AUF Europe de l’Ouest and Librairie La Page in London.