On March 1st from 5:00PM until 7:00PM Brandon University’s Dr. Eftihia Mihelakis, Assistant Professor in the Department of French and Languages and the Gender & Women’s Studies, will be celebrating and discussing her recent published work titled, La Virginité en question, ou les jeunes filles sans âge, translated as “The question of virginity, or the power of ageless girls.”
Dr. Mihelakis’ work takes a look at the faces of angelic victim, the sacred virgin, the viral sisters, and the unexplored image of the female kamikaze. Her work seeks to raise the question as whether or not literature can save virgins from a morbid and sacrificial destiny.
The evening will feature a discussion between Dr. Mihelakis and Dr. Claudia Bouliane in the form of a conversation with a question and answer opportunity to follow, the discussion and reception will be held in English and copies of the book will be available at the event. All attendees will be serves a collegial wine and cheese.
The event is organized by Brandon University and is free to attend. The location and will be taking place at the John E. Robbins Library in the Gathering Space. As always the University is dedicated to making events accessible, so if there are any accessibility concerns or inquiries can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.