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The Will to Know: Foucault, Proust, Godard

The Lionel Trilling Seminar

dateApril 24, 2008 timeThursday, 6:15pm EDT location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated
  • No registration necessary
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Literary theorist and Professor Emeritus of French at the University of California, Berkeley, Leo Bersani speaks on "The Will to Know." Lee Edelman, Professor of English at Tufts University, and Carolyn Dean, Professor of History and Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, serve as respondents.