Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Halloween in Oxford...


Michael Lucey (Professor of French and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley) will give two talks, on 31 October and 1 November (4th week)

At All Souls College (Hovenden Room)
at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 31 October

"Typicality/Sexuality:  Leduc and Guibert with Bourdieu and Foucault".

At the Maison Française, Norham Road
At 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 1 November

"Proust and literature as language-in-use".

Professor Lucey’s publications include Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust (Duke University Press, 2006).
The Misfit of the Family: Balzac and the Social Forms of Sexuality (Duke University Press, 2003).
“Mystères de la chair” in Gerard Bonal and Frédéric Maget, eds., Cahiers de l’Herne. Colette. Pp. 231-38. Paris: Editions de l’Herne. 2011.
“Simone de Beauvoir and Sexuality in the Third Person” Representations 109 (Winter 2010): 95-121.

He is currently completing a book titled “Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities in French Literature, 1930-2005″. The working title for his next project is “How Do Novels Talk to Each Other? The Collective Production of Sociological Thinking.”

All Welcome

Convener: Professor Michael Sheringham (All Souls)

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