Guadeloupian writer Gerty Dambury: Missing People, Missing History: Gender, Trauma and Uprising in Guadeloupe

Thursday, November 8 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Taper Hall (THH), 309K
3501 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Join us for a lecture by award-winning writer Gerty Dambury as part of the Intersexions of Gender / Intersexions du Genre / Intersexioni di Genere year-long lecture series organized by the Department of French and Italian. 

Dambury is a theater director, novelist, and poet from Guadeloupe. In her new novel The Restless, her English-language debut, a young girl’s curiosity about her teacher’s sudden disappearance sets the stage for a resonant analysis of 1960s Pointe-à-Pître and the racial and class conflicts that led to a massacre. Her talk is entitled “Missing People, Missing History: Gender, Trauma and Uprising in Guadeloupe.”