...but is it art?

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Tue. 1/15 All day Last Day to Submit your Abstract TheDepartment of French at NYU is pleased to invite papers which explore how artis defined, institutionalized and practiced in the Francophone world. We areinterested in how boundaries are established and shift between the spheres ofart and non-art, ... more
Fri. 3/8 9:30 AM Conference "...but is it art?"


10:00 AM Welcome by Professor Sarah Kay


10:15 AM Panel: When Art Becomes Art CarolinaCarnier, Universitaire Lumière Lyon 2: Valeur esthétique, surréalisme et mimésis : une approche axiologique de la notion d'art ÉliseBoisvert Dufresne, Université Laval: Stratégies de valorisation litté... more
1:15 PM Seminar: Grotesque Obscenities If you plan to attend this seminar, please email [email protected] to be sent copies of the texts to be discussed Andy Dubrov,NYU: Return to Piss Christ MorganLabar, Paris I/ENS: Pédagogie et légitimation du grotesque dans l... more
2:30 PM Seminar: Ephemeral Poetics If you plan to attend this seminar, please email [email protected] to be sent copies of the texts to be discussed. SophieSeita, Columbia/U. of London: "L’artiste nouveau proteste: il ne peint plus": the literary circles of Dada ... more
4:00 PM Panel: The End of Art as We Know It
  • Cléa Daridan, Paris IV: Design as art?
  • TinaMontenegro, NYU: Et si c'était de l'art?
  • Julienne Lottering, U. of Toronto: Alternatives to the end of art

 

Sat. 3/9 10:00 AM Panel: Finding Art?s Place, Making It Count Elsa Stéphan, Tulane: La légitimation des contes de fées par les salons littéraires du dix-septième siècle: l'exemple des contes de Perrault Nathalie Montoya, Paris VII: "L’art pour quoi faire ?" : l’œu... more
10:00 AM Conference "...but is it art?"
11:30 AM Lunch Break


1:00 PM Panel: Political Literature, Literary Politics
  • Fernando López, Paris VIII: Bartleby ou la nouvelle Humanité
  • Marie Puren, Paris IV: Propagande ou art engagé ? : la littérature collaborationniste en France pendant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

 

2:10 PM Re-evaluating Art, Breaking with Convention Antonia Valdes-Dapena, U. of Toronto: The Butterfly Catcher: Dubuffet, Art Brut & the creation of an avant-garde identity Armelle Hérisson, Paris VIII: Alfred Jarry et le mirliton : un contre-modèle de l'art Tatiana St-Louis, Universit... more
3:30 PM Coffee Break


 

4:00 PM Panel: Violent Aesthetics: Broken Bodies, Twisted Pages
  • Joe Johnson, NYU: Traduction, fabrication, mutilation : la violence comme une œuvre d'art dans Philomena
  • Annie Brancky, NYU: So I married an axe murderer: Marguerite Duras and the aesthetics of true crime

 

5:00 PM Keynote address: Professor Gabriel Rockhill

L’art entre le réel: Overcoming the Contradiction of the Art of the Commonplace


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