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Sept 14-16: CIXOUSVERSAIRE: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

cixousCixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

a multi-day conference with Geoffrey Bennington, Tom Bishop, Anne Bogard, Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, Peggy Kamui, Camille Laurens, Bertrand Leclair, Elissa Marder, Daniel Mesguich, Judith Miller, Olivier Morel, Eric Prenowitz, Avital Ronell, & Marta Segarra

September 14 to 16,
Thursday to Saturday

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.

Full program information here.

Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center
100 Washington Square East, 1st floor

Thursday, September 14
7 pm
Keynote by Hélène Cixous: Max & Moritz & My Mother

Friday, September 15
10:30 am to 12 pm
Peggy Kamui, USC
Eric Prenowitz, Leeds

2 to 3:30 pm
Marta Segarra, Barcelona
Geoffrey Bennington, Emory

3:30 to 4 pm
Olivier Morel: Film on Hélène Cixous

4:30 to 6 pm
CIXOUS SLAM: The Persistent Minoritization of Women and Writing
Panel: Hélène Cixous; Karen Finley, NYU; Avital Ronell, NYU

Saturday, September 16
10:30 am to 12 pm (in French)
Bertrand Leclair, writer
Camille Laurens, writer

2 to 3:30 pm
Elissa Marder, Emory
Olivier Morel, Notre Dame

3:30 to 4 pm
Daniel Mesguich: Readings

4:30 to 6 pm
THEATER OF THE SUN: The Plays of Hélène Cixous
Anne Bogard, Columbia; Hélène Cixous; Daniel Mesguich, director; Judith Miller, NYU; Tom Bishop, NYU (chair)

Full program information here.

For further information, contact Melanie Hackney at 212-992-9848 or Tom Bishop at 212-998-8710.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Comparative Literature; Department of English; Department of French; Department of German; Department of Performance Studies; and Office of the Provost, Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities & Diversity.

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