World renowned and revered French writer, literary critic, and philosopher Hélène Cixous celebrates her 80th birthday in 2017. To mark this occasion, New York University is organizing a major event that will bring Hélène Cixous to the Washington Square Campus once again, together with a number of distinguished scholars and writers from Europe and the United States.

Cixousversaire, A Celebration of Hélène Cixous will include, from September 14 to 16, 2017:
- a keynote address by Hélène Cixous;
- a discussion with Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, and Avital Ronell;
- a three-minute trailer of a film project on Cixous by Olivier Morel;
- readings by director Daniel Mesguich;
- a roundtable on Cixous’ theater, including Anne Bogart, Hélene Cixous, and Judith Miller;
- presentations by Cixous specialists Peggy Kamuf, Marta Segarra and writers Camille Laurens and Bertrand Leclair.


About Hélène Cixous :

Hélène Cixous is a professor, French feminist writer, poet, playwright, philosopher, literary critic and rhetorician. Cixous is best known for her article ''The Laugh of the Medusa'', which established her as one of the mothers of poststructuralist feminist theory. She founded the first center of feminist studies at a European university at the Centre universitaire de Vincennes of the University of Paris.

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NYU, Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor, New York, NY

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

When
09/14/2017
Where
NYU, Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center
100 Washington Square East, 1st floor, New York, NY

World renowned and revered French writer, literary critic, and philosopher Hélène Cixous celebrates her 80th birthday in 2017. To mark this occasion, New York University is organizing a major event that will bring Hélène Cixous to the Washington Square Campus once again, together with a number of distinguished scholars and writers from Europe and the United States.

Cixousversaire, A Celebration of Hélène Cixous will include, from September 14 to 16, 2017:
- a keynote address by Hélène Cixous;
- a discussion with Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, and Avital Ronell;
- a three-minute trailer of a film project on Cixous by Olivier Morel;
- readings by director Daniel Mesguich;
- a roundtable on Cixous’ theater, including Anne Bogart, Hélene Cixous, and Judith Miller;
- presentations by Cixous specialists Peggy Kamuf, Marta Segarra and writers Camille Laurens and Bertrand Leclair.


About Hélène Cixous :

Hélène Cixous is a professor, French feminist writer, poet, playwright, philosopher, literary critic and rhetorician. Cixous is best known for her article ''The Laugh of the Medusa'', which established her as one of the mothers of poststructuralist feminist theory. She founded the first center of feminist studies at a European university at the Centre universitaire de Vincennes of the University of Paris.

More information here

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