Frédéric Mitterrand

Date
Apr 7, 2014, 6:00 pmApr 14, 2014, 7:00 pm
Location
McCosh 50
Speaker
Audience
Free and open to the public
Event Description

Frédéric Mitterrand will discuss Culture and Politics in 21st Century France. Ruben Gallo, Director of Princeton University’s Program in Latin American Studies, will lead the discussion, which will focus on Mitterrand’s tenure as Minister of Culture under former president Sarkozy. Mitterand will discuss the role of French culture in the twenty-first century, and he will also discuss his recent book, La Récreation, an account of his years in politics. Frederic Mitterrand is a former French Minister of Culture and Communication under President Sarkozy. An actor, screenwriter, television presenter, producer, and director, Mitterrand is also the author of numerous books, including the autobiographical novel The Bad Life (La Mauvaise Vie, 2005). 

Lecture Series