Discussion on French politics today

Do you know little more about France than that it churns out lots of wine, cheese, and Airbus jets? Do you want to know more about the upcoming French elections? Well, you’re in luck. Maya Bery ’08 sends us this:

On Sunday, France goes to the polls to choose between Nicolas Sarkozy and Ségolène Royal. Two contenders. Arguments about immigrants, race, the EU, and the economy abound. He’s been accused of wanting to be like George Bush, she scored big points for looking hot in a bikini at age 53. It’s France, what else can you say?

Professor Nathanael Greene will talk about the election, its import to France, and why it matters for you.

Date: Thursday, May 3
Time: 4:15 PM
Place: Romance Languages Dept. (300 High St.)

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