NYU’s Maison Française Hosts Special Events in April and May


a Maison Française of New York University, located at 16 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in April and May, including a conference—Camus Now—marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Albert Camus.

    La Maison Française of New York University, located at 16 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in April and May, including a conference—Camus Now—marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Albert Camus.  All events are free and open to the public and take place at La Maison Française, unless otherwise noted.  For further information, call 212.998.8750 or visit www.nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.

A schedule of events follows:

Thurs., April 1, 7 p.m. 
Lecture:
“The Invention of Paris: A History Told in Footsteps” by Eric Hazan, founder-director of Editions La Fabrique.

Mon., April 5, 7 p.m.   
Lecture:
“Colette and the Economics of Notoriety” by Elisabeth Ladenson, Columbia, professor of French and Comparative Literature.

Thurs. – Sat., April 8 – 10   
Conference: “Camus Now,” an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Albert Camus (1913 – 1960). For individual sessions and participants, visit www.nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.

Mon., April 12, 7 p.m.   
Literary Conversation: 
“French Literature in the Making” with Yannick Haenel, novelist; author of Introduction à la mort française; Evoluer parmi les avalanches; Cercle (Prix Décembre; Prix Roger Nimier), Jan Karski; editor (with Fra 500

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