May 4th

French Decadence, Wine Dinner

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Join us, by yourself, with your significant other or a group of friends and get a taste of France’s wine and food culinary diversity at this Los Angeles Downtown Arts District’s newest destination.

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1820 Industrial St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021

OUT OF THE WILDERNESS: A Forty Year Reflection on Catholic-Jewish Relations


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lmu and american jewish committee los angeles present a conversation with Father Patrick Desbois, president of Yahad-in Unum and director of
the French Conference of Bishop Episcopal Committee for Relations
with Judaism and Rabbi David Rosen, AJC international director of
Interreligious Affairs

Moderated by Professor Holli Levitsky, director of LMU Jewish
Studies Program

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Loyola Marymount University
Hilton Center for Business, Room 100
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045

For directions to LMU visit:

Complimentary admission and parking.

Registration by Friday, April 29 is required at

For more information, contact Holli Levitsky at or
Erik Daniels at 310.338.7850

Lunch Art Talk at the Hammer Museum. Jean-Honoré Fragonard

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May 4, 12:30pm
@ Hammer Museum

Lunchtime Art Talks take place every Wednesday at 12:30pm. The Hammer’s curatorial department leads free and insightful 15-minute discussion about works of art currently on view or from museum collections. This talk will be led by Elizabeth Cline, curatorial associate.

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024-4343

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COLONIAL CULTURES IN FRANCE TODAY, A one-day International Symposium

May 4, 12pm – 9pm
@ UCLA - The Centre Pluridisciplinaire et le Department of French & Francophone Studies

12 noon: The Colonial Question in France Today
Roundtable discussion with Pascal Blanchard, Nicolas Bancel, Pim Higginson, and David Murphy. Moderated by Françoise Lionnet (UCLA)
4.30 pm - Film: ZOOS HUMAINS (2003, 52 mins). Directed by Eric Deroo and Pascal Blanchard. This documentary explores the widespread and popular practice of exhibiting “savages” in “human zoos” in Europe during the 19th and 20th century.
Film screening followed by roundtable discussion with Pascal Blanchard, Nicolas Bancel, Charles Forsdick, and Lydie Moudileno. Moderated by Dominic Thomas (UCLA)
7.30 pm – Film : Des noirs en couleur. Directed by Morad Aït-Habbouche and Pascal Blanchard. This critically-acclaimed documentary examines the fascinating history of Black players on the French national soccer team.

Nicolas Bancel (University of Lausanne), Faculty of Social Sciences and Politics
Pascal Blanchard (Director of ACHAC), Historian and Filmmaker
Charles Forsdick (U. of Liverpool), Professor of French & Francophone Studies
Pim Higginson (Bryn Mawr College), Professor of French & Francophone Studies
Lydie Moudileno (U. of Pennsylvania), Professor of French & Francophone Studies
David Murphy (U. of Stirling), Professor of French & Francophone Studies

Department of French and Francophone Studies
Royce Hall 314
212 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095 -1550

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