La Maison Française at New York University will host several special events in September including a lecture on Foucault by French cultural historian Roger Chartier and a colloquium on Jews in contemporary France. All events, unless otherwise noted, will be held at NYU’s Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews, and are free and open to the public. For further information the public may call (212) 998-8750.

A schedule of events follows:

Thursday, Sept. 16, 8:15 p.m. Lecture: Yves Doutriaux, Ambassador Plenipotentiary; Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the U.N., on “Comment les Etats-Unis et l’Europe ont oeuvré ensemble pour rétablir la paix au Kosovo.” (in French)

Tues., Sept. 21, 8:15 p.m. Lecture: Raymond Bellour, visiting professor, NYU, on “Mémoires et cultures d’en France (Renais, Marker, Godard).” (in French)

Thurs., Sept. 23, 8:15 p.m. Lecture: Richard Sieburth, NYU professor and translator of Selected Writings of Gérard de Nerval, on “`Hieronymo’s Mad Againe’: On Translating Nerval.” (In English.)

Mon., Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m. Lecture: Roger Chartier, eminent French cultural historian and author of Au bord de la falaise: L’histoire entre certitudes et inquiétude, on “Foucault Revisited: The Construction of Authorship Between Science and Literature.” (in English) Note location: NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South

Wed., Sept. 29, 8:15 p.m. Institute of French Studies Colloquium: Esther Benbassa, historian, University of Paris, on “Jews in Contemporary France: Citizenship or Community?” (in English)

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