Time: September 14, 2017 at 7pm to September 16, 2017 at 6pm
Location: Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center NYU
Street: 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor
City/Town: New York, NY
Website or Map: http://nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise
Event Type: conference
Organized By: La Maison Française of NYU
Latest Activity: Aug 31, 2017
Organized by AVITAL RONELL and TOM BISHOP
French writer, literary critic, and philosopher Hélène Cixous celebrates her 80th birthday in 2017. To mark this occasion, New York University will bring her to the Washington Square Campus once again, together with a number of distinguished scholars and writers. Cixousversaire, A Celebration of Hélène Cixous will include a keynote address by Cixous; a discussion with 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, Cixous, and Judith Miller; and presentations by Cixous specialists Peggy Kamui, Marta Segarra and others; and writers Camille Laurens and Bertrand Leclair.
See nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise for full conference schedule.