Title: Completing the Full Circle: Bretons and Franco-Americans Perpetuating the Future of Their Past

Speaker: C. Wakaba Futamura

Date: Tuesday, March 11 at 7:00pm

Location: New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP), Saint Anselm College

This talk will consist of a comparative study of how Bretons and Franco-Americans are perpetuating their heritage and subsequently completing the full circle: Bretons in preserving their regional language and identity in France and Franco-Americans in maintaining their linguistic, religious, and cultural traditions in New England.

The talk will be given in English.

C. Wakaba Futamura is an Assistant Professor of French at Saint Anselm College. Her research focus is on twentieth and twenty-first century French and Francophone studies with a special interest in the Maghreb.