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Violence, Littérature et Politique: A Roundtable Discussion with French Writer Patrick Autréaux (4/15/15)
Please join us for a roundtable discussion* of the Charlie Hebdo events with French writer Patrick Autréaux, Professor Virginie Greene (Harvard University) and Professor Jeffrey Mehlman (Boston University). The discussion will center on writing, creativity, and the limits and responsibility of writers/artists. Moderated by Professor Odile Cazenave (Boston University). Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6 - 7:30 PM College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 326 Writer and psychiatrist, Patrick Autréaux has published poetry, short stories, and... Read More
Few theatrical creations of the 20th century are as mythically iconoclastic as Victory Over the Sun. Concocted by the trans-rational poet Aleksey Kruchenykh, the messiah of painterly abstraction Kazimir Malevich, and the avant-garde composer-painter Mikhail Matiushin, Victory was nominally called an opera. In fact, it was an anti-operatic, anti-theatrical, anti-literary piece of performance art, intended to topple aesthetic and intellectual hierarchies and idols. Please join us for a performance of this seminal early achievement of... Read More