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Jeffrey Mehlman and the Dictionary of Untranslatables

Jeffrey Mehlman and the Dictionary of Untranslatables
170 St. George Street, room 100
Time: Apr 13th, 1:00 pm End: Apr 13th, 3:00 pm
Interest Categories: Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, 2000-
Lecture by Jeffrey Mehlman, literary critic and historian of ideas

The Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on the Dictionary of Untranslatables is pleased to present:

Jeffrey Mehlman, literary critic and historian of ideas

The Dictionary of Untranslatables

Professor Mehlman is a literary critic and historian of ideas and the author of a memoir, Adventures in the French Trade: Fragments Toward a Life (Stanford University Press, 2010). He has translated works by
Laplanche, Derrida, Lacan, Blanchot, Vidal-Naquet, and Roudinesco. His other books include A Structural Study of Autobiography: Proust, Leiris, Sartre, Lévi-Strauss (Cornell University Press, 1974), Revolution and Repetition: Marx, Hugo, Balzac (University of California Press, 1977), Cataract: A Study in Diderot (Wesleyan University Press, 1979), Legacies of Anti-Semitism in France (University of Minnesota Press, 1983), Walter Benjamin for Children: An Essay on His Radio Years (University of Chicago Press, 1993); Genealogies of the Text: Literature, Psychoanalysis and Politics in Modern France (Cambridge University Press, 1995); Emigré New York (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000); and (with Denis Hollier) Literary Debate: Texts and Contexts (New Press, 1999).

Jeffrey Mehlman will be present to discuss the Dictionary of Untranslatables.

This event is free and open to all.  For further information, please contact the Jackman Humanities Institute at (416) 946-0313.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.

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