French authors Paul Audi, Hélène Cixous, Laurent Dubreuil, Tristan Garcia, Camille Laurens, Camille De Toledo, and Jean-Philippe Toussaint will participate in Rethinking Literature, an international conference hosted by NYU’s Maison Francaise.
The conference will bring together philosophers, writers, critics and theoreticians of literature and art, to examine what, in the 21st Century, is understood when we speak about "literature."

Many French authors are attending this conference :

Paul Audi, philosopher, critic
"Literature and Its Discontents: Fortune and Misfortune of the French Case"

Laurent Dubreuil, Cornell, philosopher, critic
"Cognition, Intellection, Contradiction"

Hélène Cixous, Paris VIII, novelist, essayist, philosopher
"Keynote address: Ay Yay: The Shout of Literature"

Tristan Garcia, novelist, philosopher
"What Becomes of the Novel when the Gods are Coming Back? A secular Form of Literature Facing the Return of Religion"

Camille Laurens, novelist, essayist
"Re-Thinking / Re-Feeling"

Camille de Toledo, writer
 "Empowering Literature in the XXICentury. AGlossary "

Jean-Philippe Toussaint, novelist, filmmaker
"Writing Today"


Organized by Tom Bishop and Donatien Grau.
Check out full program here


All presentations in English. Free and open to the public.

This conference is made possible by the generous support of the Florence Gould Foundation, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and Institut Français.

Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, NYU 100 Washington Square East (enter on Waverly Place) New York, NY

RE-thinking Literature

When
Sept 19-21, 2013
Where
Hemmerdinger Hall,
Silver Center, NYU
100 Washington Square East
(enter on Waverly Place)
New York, NY

French authors Paul Audi, Hélène Cixous, Laurent Dubreuil, Tristan Garcia, Camille Laurens, Camille De Toledo, and Jean-Philippe Toussaint will participate in Rethinking Literature, an international conference hosted by NYU’s Maison Francaise.
The conference will bring together philosophers, writers, critics and theoreticians of literature and art, to examine what, in the 21st Century, is understood when we speak about "literature."

Many French authors are attending this conference :

Paul Audi, philosopher, critic
"Literature and Its Discontents: Fortune and Misfortune of the French Case"

Laurent Dubreuil, Cornell, philosopher, critic
"Cognition, Intellection, Contradiction"

Hélène Cixous, Paris VIII, novelist, essayist, philosopher
"Keynote address: Ay Yay: The Shout of Literature"

Tristan Garcia, novelist, philosopher
"What Becomes of the Novel when the Gods are Coming Back? A secular Form of Literature Facing the Return of Religion"

Camille Laurens, novelist, essayist
"Re-Thinking / Re-Feeling"

Camille de Toledo, writer
 "Empowering Literature in the XXICentury. AGlossary "

Jean-Philippe Toussaint, novelist, filmmaker
"Writing Today"


Organized by Tom Bishop and Donatien Grau.
Check out full program here

 


All presentations in English. Free and open to the public.

This conference is made possible by the generous support of the Florence Gould Foundation, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and Institut Français.

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