Fales Lecture (3/11): Continental Philosophy & American Culture

Dear Students:

Please see below for information on a celebratory lecture on Semiotext(e), the publishing group that is credited with bringing French Theory to the US. The event was brought to our attention by Draper student Christine Woody, who works as a graduate assistant at Fales and has been processing the recently acquired Sylvere Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) archive for the past year.


Continental Philosophy and American Culture: Semiotext(e) between Theory, Art, and Politics – A Celebration

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 6:30 pm
Fales Library, NYU

The 2010 Fales Lecture will celebrate the acquisition of the Sylvere Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) Archive.


Sylvere Lotringer, co-founder of Semiotext(e), professor emeritus, Columbia University.
Bruce Benderson, writer and critic.
Gregg Bordowitz, Associate Professor, Film, Video, and New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Tim Griffin, Editor, Artforum.
Avital Ronell, Professor of German, Comparative Literature, and English at NYU.

Emily Apter, Professor of Comparative Literature and French at NYU, (moderator).
Denis Hollier, Chair, and Professor of French Literature at NYU, (respondent).

RSVP to 212-992-9018 or rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu

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