Born in Paris to a French mother and a Senegalese father, Sylvie Kandé is the author of three collections of poetry published by Gallimard. Trained as both a literary critic and a historian, she is also known for her work on the complex conversations that have taken place between Africa and Europe and Africa and its Diasporas. Her areas of specialization include métissage/hybridity and postracial utopias.
Sylvie Kandé lives and works in New York City.
She teaches at SUNY Old Westbury.
November 16, 2018
Symposium: "Édouard Glissant's Tout-Monde: Transnational perspectives," organized by the Henri Peyre French Institute & the Center for the Humanities at CUNY Graduate Center, in conjunction with the Americas Society.
Elebash Recital Hall