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Film Series: La Venus Noire

  • Time:

    8:00 p.m.
  • Date:

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
  • Location:

    Maison Francaise

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The tragic fate of Saartjee Baartmann, also nicknamed the "Hottentot Venus", who was born a slave in 1789 in South Africa, was freed soon to become a circus attraction in a human zoo in London, and who died in a Parisian brothel.

Event Info

Sponsored By:
Co-sponsored by the Women & Gender Studies program and the Alliance Francaise de Rochester
Contact Information:
For more information please contact: Teri BUnce, French House events coordinator at 585-389-4637
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