La Maison Française NYU - Events Sept/Oct 2009

Please join us for a wide range of events at La Maison Française, New York University's renowned center for French/American intellectual and cultural exchange.All listed events are open to the public and nearly all are free.Featured guests in September and October 2009 include:French politicians Jean-François Copé (9/17) and Jack Lang (10/21 and 10/29);writers Sylvie Weil (9/15), Charles Dantzig (9/21), and Catherine Cusset (10/12);decorative arts historian Florence de Dampierre and Metropolitan Museum curatorWolfram Koeppe (9/22), chef Daniel Boulud (9/23),and architect Christian de Portzamparc (9/29,at the Center for Architecture),as well as historian Stefanos Geroulanos (10/26) and literary scholars Françoise Gaillard (10/6)and Henri Mitterand (10/8). Special Events include a celebration of Nadia Boulanger's birthday with a concert by The Alliance Players (9/16), and A Salute to Alain Robbe-Grillet (10/2).See website for additional details:



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  • Merci Francine.
    Je suis tres interessee a votre programme pour mon club de phrancophones/phrancophiles.
    Hudson Valley French Language & Culture Meetup
  • A salute to Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922-2008) organized by La Maison Francaise

    October 2, starts @3pm
    With Catherine Robbe-Grillet, Paul Auster, Tom Bishop, Royal Brown, Georges Borchardt, Olivier Corpet, Richard Foreman, Richard Howard, Emmanuelle Lambert, Bernard-Henri Lévy, Barney Rosset, Edmund White.

    - 3 pm l Opening Remarks Tom Bishop : A la rencontre d’Alain Robbe-Grillet, documentary by Sabrina Meneux, 52’ (in French)
    - 4 pm l Conversation : Emmanuelle Lambert and Catherine Robbe-Grillet (in French)
    - 4:15 pm l Cross Reading (in French) : Readings from Catherine Robbe-Grillet : Jeune mariée et Alain Robbe-Grillet : Le Miroir qui revient ; Angélique ou l’enchantement ; Les derniers jours de Corinthe
    - 5 pm l Musical Composition, Heiner Goebbels, La Jalousie – Noises from a Novel
    - 5:15 pm l Film : Alain Robbe-Grillet, by Nayoto Yoda, 28’
    - 7 pm l Film. Rehearsal and performance scenes from Freshwater by Virginia Woolf, with Alain Robbe-Grillet and all-star amateur cast.

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