Thursday, November 5, 2009

Link to TransAtlantica Essay on Trip to Paris in 2009 as a Cultural Envoy of the U.S. Embassy

Binding Nations Through Art Quilts and a Trip to the U.S.
Embassy in Paris as a Cultural Envoy

By Riche Deianne Richardson

Essay is included in a special forum on "Un Patchwork de Cultures,"
a national touring exhibition designed to celebrate the
shared history of France and the U.S. More generally, this issue
of TransAtlantica, a French journal in American studies,
gives homage to the intellectual legacy of Michel Fabre

Also see "From Lafayette to Barack Obama: Past and Future in a Quilt Exhibit"

By Patricia A. Turner

A more comprehensive overview and analysis of the "Un Patchwork de Cultures" exhibition