Mon
14

John Carter Brown Library, "When the United States Spoke French"

Monday, March 14, 2016

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Cost: Free

John Carter Brown Library
Brown University
Corner of George and Brown Streets

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Mon, 2016-03-14 17:30 - 18:30

Galletti Lecture, Francios Furstenberg, "When the United States Spoke French." Americans often forget that even the East Coast of North America had a sprinkling of not just English, but also Spanish, Dutch, and French colonies. Before and after American Independence from British, these communities endured with their cultural and linguistic heritage. Furstenberg delves into this forgotten history, "When the United States Spoke French."