Alain Jugnon: a body, in spite

Title

Alain Jugnon: a body, in spite

Date

Friday, October 27th, 2017, 12pm - 1pm

Description

French philosopher and playwright Alain Jugnon in conversation with Nathanaël. Hosted by Patrick Durgin.

Join Alain Jugnon for a reading from and conversation about his book "a body, in spite: a slight philosophy for actors," with writer-translator Nathanaël. They will discuss the porous borders between theory and practice, under the auspices of philosophy, theatre, and poetry. Jugnon’s "Artaud in Amerika" will premier in December as a radio play commissioned for the 2017 Festival of Poets Theater in Chicago. Festival co-curator Patrick Durgin will join in to discuss the piece. Co-sponsored by the Departments of Liberal Arts and Visual & Critical Studies, and the France-Chicago Center at the University of Chicago.

Relation

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Files

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Collection

Citation

“Alain Jugnon: a body, in spite ,” SAIC Flaxman Library & Special Collection Exhibitions, accessed September 20, 2018, https://flaxman.omeka.net/items/show/200.