Celebrate National French Week at UNH

Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations

Nov. 8, 2004

Editors: Members of the media are welcome to attend any of the events.

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will celebrate National French Week Nov. 8-12, 2004, with a series of events that are free and open to the public.

Monday, Nov. 8: Showing of the film “La Cage aux Folles” at 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Theater II of the Memorial Union Building.

Tuesday, Nov. 9: John Tousignant discusses “French Canadians in New Hampshire,” 1-2 p.m., Murkland Hall 204; cooking demonstration by French chef Patrick Lemai, 5-7 p.m., food court of the Memorial Union Building.

Wednesday, Nov. 10: Booksigning of Dumas’ Three Musketeers, noon-1:30 p.m. in the UNH bookstore by UNH professor Barbara Cooper; Colby College professor Adrianna Paliyenko discusses “Colonial Memory: Gender, Race and the 1804 Haitian Revolution,”3:30-5 p.m., in Theater I of the Memorial Union Building; showing of the film “La Cage aux Folles,” 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., Murkland Hall G17.

Thursday, Nov. 11: Chocolate tasting with chocolatiere Susan Tuveson, 12:30-2 p.m., food court of the Memorial Union Building; crepe party sponsored by the UNH French Club with Breton folk music by David Surette, 4:30-6 p.m., Smith Hall.

Friday, Nov. 12: Presentation on Quebec by French majors Jesse Harris, Andrew Hoffman and Elizabeth Hall in Murkland Hall G02.

For more information, contact Barbara Armstrong in Languages, Literatures and Cultures at (603) 862-4005.