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A Transatlantic Festival: Liberté d’expression, Free Speech, and “Cancel Culture”

April 23 - April 25

This April, La Maison Française of NYU, in partnership with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., bring together more than a dozen thinkers from the U.S. and France for a transatlantic festival investigating the state of liberté d’expression or free speech in the age of what has been called “cancel culture.”

Presented entirely online over the weekend of April 23 to 25, the festival features three in-depth conversations, each one centering on a hot-button issue: Religion on Friday, April 23 at 1pm ETSexuality on Saturday, April 24 at 1pm ET; and Race on Sunday, April 25 at 1pm ET.

Additionally, Tania de Montaigne’s performance Noire, a theatrical adaptation of her eponymous book about the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S., will be available to stream throughout the weekend, from April 23–25. A live talk with Tania de Montaigne will take place on Saturday, April 24 at 5pm ET.

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