“New York Remembers Derrida,” a tribute to the celebrated French philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), will take place on Friday, January 21, 2005, at 4 p.m., at New York University’s Silver Center, Hemmerdinger Hall, 32 Waverly Place. Derrida was, for many years, a Global Distinguished Professor of English, French, and German at NYU and frequently presented public lectures there. The memorial, which is hosted by NYU’s Center for French Civilization and Culture, the Department of German, and the Faculty of Arts and Science, is free and open to the public; seating is limited; no reservations are accepted. For further information call 212.998.8750.

Organized by Tom Bishop, Gould Professor of French Literature and chair of the Center for French Civilization and Culture, and Avital Ronell, professor of Germanic languages and literature and comparative literature, the tribute will feature the following scholars:

  • Gil Anidjar, Columbia University
  • Emily Apter, NYU
  • Ulrich Baer, NYU
  • Michel Beaujour, NYU
  • Mary Ann Caws, Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Drucilla Cornell, Rutgers University
  • Judith Friedlander, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Peter Goodrich, Cardozo Law School
  • Anselm Haverkamp, NYU
  • Béatrice Longuenesse, NYU
  • Shireen Patell, NYU
  • Gayatri Spivak, Columbia University

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