Hannah Arendt Center Conferences
[Conversation on Courage Dinner Series, with Prof. Marina Van Zuylen]

Conversation on Courage Dinner Series, with Prof. Marina Van Zuylen

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Arendt Center
6:00 pm

Hosted by: The Hannah Arendt Center

This event occurs on:  Wed. May 2, 6 pm

Comparative literature, especially the French, German, and Russian literatures of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; aesthetics; literature and medicine; literature and philosophy; literature and the arts; literature and psychoanalysis; the relationship between conversation, idleness, and the work ethic in the Franco-American imagination.

  A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Author, Difficulty as an Aesthetic Principle (Tübingen, 1993); Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art (Cornell University Press, 2005). Recent articles include "The Secret Life of Monsters" in Beyond the Visible: The Art of Odilon Redon; “Difficulty,” Encyclopedia of Aesthetics; “Of Degenerates, Criminals, and Literary Offenders”, “The Importance of Being Lazy,” and "Fatigued" in Cabinet; “Maghreb and Melancholy,” Research in Francophone Literature; “Monomanie à deux,” Etudes Françaises. Awards include Lurcy Fellowship; Council on Research and Faculty Development Grant, Columbia University; Sheldon Fellowship, Whiting Fellowship, Harvard University; Bard Research Grant. (1997– )A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Author, Difficulty as an Aesthetic Principle (Tübingen, 1993); Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art (Cornell University Press, 2005).

Date: May 2nd
Time: 6pm
Location: Hannah Arendt Center