Emily Apter Speaking on "Translation, Checkpoints, Sovereign Borders"
Bachir Diagne responding
Gayatri Spivak moderating
Meet at the 116th and Broadway 1 subway stop to head uptown for a fall picnic at the famous Woodlawn Cemetery, where many literary luminaries, including Herman Melville and Countee Cullen, are resting for eternity. Snacks will be provided, though everyone is encouraged to bring additional food and drink.
A book talk with author Stanley Crouch
Free and open to the public
Critics of the auteur theory represent it as an awkward latecomer to the
movie scene that was either willfully blind to, or else hopelessly out of
touch with, the fundamentally collaborative nature of filmmaking. But
this view of auteur theory fails to account for its popularity from the
early decades of the twentieth century, long before Truffaut formulated
his version of it. During the twenties and thirties, for instance,
Charlie Chaplin was regularly hailed as a one-man dynamo who "did
Sponsored by the Medieval Colloquium with the Center for Archaeology
and the Department of French and Romance Philology