Talk by Curtis Robert Young on African-American soldiers in France in WW1

The library is pleased to announce a new Speaker series in English that will take place from September 2017 through June 2018 with a variety of different topics. Click here for a schedule of talks through December.

Curtis Robert Young will be speaking on “When the Blues People Sang America to France – African-American soldiers in France in World War 1”

Curtis Robert Young is a historian, consultant and writer. He is professor of literature at ESSEC Grande Ecole.  His current work celebrates the role played by African-American soldiers in 1917 France.  He lives in Paris.

No reservations necessary. Limited seating so come early! This program has been made possible through a generous grant from the American Embassy.