Elsa Texier Solal

Invited to the 2018 Books & Music Festival

Elsa Texier Solal teaches at the University of the Sorbonne Nouvelle Censier Paris III. She has written for France Culture, and has worked on various forms of writing: novels, scenarios. She is the dramatist of about twenty plays staged and created in France and abroad. She is the guest of Georgetown University in Washington to present her texts on women's figures such as: "Celle qui venait d'ailleurs à partir d'Hannah Arendt" (The one who came from elsewhere, based on Hannah Arendt), "Olympe de Gouges" (Olympe de Gouges), as well as her novel "L'Autre guerre" (The other war) published by Syllepse on violence and women. For 20 years, she has been working on the living memory of women of all origins, considered in their relationship to citizenship, violence or exile. For the past 4 years she has been working on stereotypes between men and women, girls and boys, with a sociologist and historian, Dominique Loiseau, and on apost-graduate research project based on different mythologies.

Last creation :
Le Maître du temps, created by Florence Lavaud, (director, Molière Prize for young audiences).
Terreur -Olympe de Gouges, Maison des Métallos and at the Lucernaire 2013-2014
Battements d'ailes at the Maison des Métallos. November 17.

Latest publications:
Angela Davis, Actes Sud junior.
Olympede Gouges, collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
Leonard Peltier Actes Sud Collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
No to individualism. Collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
No to intolerance. Collection ceux qui ont dit non 2015 Actes Sud junior.
Battements d'ailes. Clichés Féminins/Masculins. Preface by Michelle PERROT Editions Les Cahiers de l'Egaré. 2015




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