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Wednesdays, April 6 and 13, and Thursday, April 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

William Notman, Hon. Louis Joseph Papineau, 1865. I-15505.1 © McCord Museum

Clearing the fog from the memory of Papineau

Les Belles Soirées

Presented by the Université de Montréal at the McCord Museum.

With Yvan Lamonde, Professor Emeritus of History and Literature at McGill University

Thousands of Louis-Joseph Papineau’s (1786-1871) recently edited letters finally shed light on his political ideas and provide an understanding of his intellectual evolution. In this three-part series, Yvan Lamonde explores the correspondence of this complex political figure, on whom the Museum itself holds an archival fonds.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Papineau as sphinx: an enigmatic correspondence
Preceded by an introduction by Céline Widmer, Curator of History and Archives, on the subject of the Dessaulles, Papineau, Leman and Béique Family Fonds (McCord Museum).

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Papineau before 1840: a non-violent radical, without showing it too much

Thursday, April 21, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
After 1840: Papineau the republican and United States annexationist faithful to his anti-colonialism

Location:  J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
These talks are given in French.

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Presented by the Université de Montréal at the McCord Museum. Paid activity. To make reservations or find more information, please visit Les Belles Soirées.
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