Causeries du Lundi (New Orleans, La.) | Tulane University Special Collections

Name: Causeries du Lundi (New Orleans, La.)


Historical Note: Les Causeries du Lundi was founded in 1911 by a small group of New Orleans women, renewed in the 1950s, and later affiliated with the Alliance française, continuing into the twenty-first century. The purpose of this organization is to encourage and support interest in the French language, culture and literature. Its name is derived from the work by C.A. Sainte-Beuve, translated as "Monday Chats". Noted Southern author, Grace King, was among the club's presidents.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 477



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