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                         2011 Appearances

Friday, March 18 - Sunday, March 20
Point Reyes, California
Geography of Hope Conference
The conference celebrates Reflections on Water with literary conversations, art, and field trips to the West Marin countryside.
Link to conference presenters

Saturday, September 10, 11 am
Bayonne, France
Festival Black & Basque
Librairie Elkar, 1 place de l'Arsenal
64100 Bayonne
Link to elkar

Saturday, October 1, 11 am - 6 pm
Grande Place de Bethune (Chapiteau)
International Book Festival
Lettres Nomades
Link to website and program

                         2010 Appearances

Thursday, March 4 to Friday, March 5
Toulouse, France - American Consulate
Links to talks and video

Saturday, May 22 to Monday, May 24
Saint Malo, France
Etonnants Voyageurs
International Festival of Book and Film
Originally scheduled for Haiti
the festival (with the Haitian authors)
is transplanted to Saint Malo.
Eddy Harris page

Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30
Montpellier, France
Comedie du Livre
Eddy Harris page

Wednesday, September 22
Lingolsheim, France - Médiathèque
8, rue de la bibliothèque 67
7 pm dans le cadre de la manifestation "Bibliothèque idéale" avec Jérôme Charyn
Link to Médiathèque de Lingolsheim

Saturday, September 25
Puteaux, France - Médiathèque
4 pm, Palais de la Médiathèque de Puteaux
Link to Médiathèque de Puteaux

Link to French Lettres du monde

Friday, October 1
Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde, 6:30 pm
Médiathèque municipality of St-Ciers-sur-Gironde
in participation with the library Entre-deux-Noirs.

Saturday, October 2 - Sunday, October 3
Festival Lire en poche à Gradignan

Monday, October 4
Rencontres scolaires à Talence et Lormont

in participation with the U.S. Consulate in Bordeaux.

Wednesday, October 20
Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Modern Masters Reading Series
5 pm in McManus Theatre

                         2009 Appearances

In participation with IDDAC and Lettres du monde,
Eddy L. Harris appeared in Aquitaine.

Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 pm
la librairie Latitude voyage 13, rue du Parlement Saint-Pierre à Bordeaux (33)
Thursday, May 14 at 9 pm
Lecture en musique au Florida à Agen (47)
Friday, May 15 at 8 pm
Lecture en musique au Café L'Accroche à Villeneuve Sur Lot (47)
Saturday, May 16
Salon du livre de Villeneuve Sur Lot (47)
Wednesday, May 20 at 7 pm
la Bibliothéque Ste Croix à Bayonne (64)

                         2008 Appearances

Friday, September 26 to Sunday, September 28
Festival America, Vincennes
Click Festival website, then Programme for rooms

Saturday, September 27 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Eddy Harris et. al. "The Father Figure"
Saturday, September 27 from 5:00-6:30 pm
Eddy Harris et. al. "USA: Black is Beautiful:
Does the racial question still exist?"

Sunday, September 28 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Eddy Harris et. al. "Lecture"
Sunday, September 28 at 12 noon
An Hour with Eddy Harris and Percival Everett

Saturday, October 11 at 4 pm at la Bibliothque de Vincennes, Coeur de Ville, Salle des Academiciens

In the Festival Passeurs de monde
Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 pm
la Mediatheque de Rochefort
Wednesday, October 15 at 8:30 pm
la Bibliotheque de Moncoutant
Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 pm
la Bibliotheque de Couhe
Friday, October 17 8:30 pm
la Mediatheque de Fouras
Saturday, October 18 at 5 pm
la Mediatheque de la Rochelle

                    2007 Appearances

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Festival Vibrations Caraibes
(This website is in French.)
Paris, France

Wednesday - Sunday, October 3-7, 2007

Saturday, October 6, 2007- 3:00-5:00 pm

Panel on "Jazz and Literature"
Eddy Harris, Alain Mabanckou, Koffi Kwahule
Nadine de Koenigswarter, Pauline Guena
Val?rie Marin La Mesl?e

Auditorium of the Alliance Fran?aise
(101, bd Raspail 75006) - Free

Temps des Livres
(This website is in French.)
Villebois-Lavalette, France

Saturday - Sunday, October 13-14, 2007

Sunday, October 14 - 3 pm
Interview with Eddy L. Harris


8th Literary Festival Metisses
(part of the 32nd Music Festival Metisses)
(This website is in French.)
Angouleme, France

Friday - Sunday, May 18-20, 2007

Festival Etonnants Voyageurs
(This website is in French.)
Saint-Malo, France

Saturday - Monday, May 26-28, 2007

                    Speaking Tour of India

Tuesday, April 17
Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal
American Center
4:00-7:00 pm
Seminar on ?American Images: Re-Centering rolex replica uk Globalization and Culture?
Eddy Harris ? ?The Globalization of Literature ? Is It Good/Bad??

Guwahati, Assam
Wednesday, April 18

Meeting/Reading session with Assamese writers/poets

Thursday, April 19
Gauhati University, rolex replica English Department
11:00 am
Eddy Harris - The Globalization of Literature, Is It Good/Bad?

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Shillong, Meghalaya
North Eastern Hill University, English Department
Eddy Harris - The Globalization of Literature, Is it Good/Bad?
Meeting/reading session with writers/poets of Meghalaya

Woodstock School

Tuesday-Saturday, April 24-28
Mussoori, Uttarakhand
The First Mussoori International Writer's Festival
The organizers regret that these events are not open to the general public. By invitation only.

Tuesday, April 24
Woodstock School, Hanifl Center
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Panel: Writing Across Cultures including
Eddy Harris - The Writer at Home in the World

Wednesday, April 25
Woodstock School, LBS Academy
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Readings and discussion including
Eddy Harris - reading from "A Blackamerican in Paris" (his coming book)

pictures from

Chaiyya Chaiyya from Dil Se

Wednesday - Thursday, May 2 - 3
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
Thursday, May 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Eddy Harris in conversation with literary critic Geeta Doctor at Landmark, Apex Plaza, Nungambakkam, Chennai

Friday, May 4

Bangalore, Karnataka

6:30 p.m. - Eddy Harris in conversation with novelist and playwright Vijay Nair at Landmark, Forum Mall, Koramangala, Bangalore

Monday - Tuesday, May 7 - 8
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Monday, May 7 - 6:30 p.m.

Eddy Harris in conversation with writer Prof. Alok Bhalla at Akshara Book Store, West Marredpally, Hyderabad