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Radical Grace: The Role of Art in Response to Present Tragic Circumstances

General Programming

dateDecember 14, 2015 timeMonday, 6:00pm EST location Jerome Greene Hall (Law School), Room 101, Columbia University
  • Maison Francaise
  • Center for Contemporary Critical Thought
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated

Note: This event is expected to reach capacity prior to its scheduled start. Please arrive early to secure a seat.

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Philosopher, playwright, novelist and political activist Alain Badiou will speak on "Radical Grace" in conversation with filmmakers Udi Aloni and James Schamus. The conversation will examine the role of art in response to present tragic circumstances, including the recent attacks in Paris and elsewhere.

  • Featured Speaker Alain Badiou Rene Descartes Chair European Graduate School
  • Introduced by Udi Aloni Filmmaker
  • Moderated by James Schamus Professor of Professional Practice, Film Division, School of the Arts Columbia University