Semiotext(e) is the topic of tonight's 2010 Fales Lecture at NYU. The Fales Library & Special Collections is home to rare books and manuscripts in English and American literature, and collections such as the Food and Cookery Collection and the new "Riot Grrrl Collection". Tonight they are celebrating the acquisition of the Sylvere Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) Archive with a panel discussion: “Continental Philosophy and American Culture: Semiotext(e) Between Theory, Art, and Politics—A Celebration”.
Tonight's panelists will include:
Sylvere Lotringer, co-founder of Semiotext(e), professor emeritus, Columbia University.
Bruce Benderson, writer and critic.
Gregg Bordowitz, Associate Professor, Film, Video, and New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Tim Griffin, Editor, Artforum.
Avital Ronell, Professor of German, Comparative Literature, and English at NYU.
Emily Apter, Professor of Comparative Literature and French at NYU, (moderator).
Denis Hollier, Chair, and Professor of French Literature at NYU, (respondent).
The event will be held at 6:30, at 70 Washington Square South, 3rd floor, in New York. For more information, see http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/fales/events.html