Scholars in literature, history, performance studies, anthropology, sociology, political sciences, philosophy, cognitive science, and neuroscience will exchange views with artists featured in the theater Festival and explore the process of artistic creation, as well as the relationships between making, meaning, affects, and politics. The Rencontres Recherche et Création are organized by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche and the Festival d’Avignon — in partnership with: Harvard RLL department, University of Oxford, EHESS, Collegium de Lyon, Université libre de Bruxelles, University of Avignon, Sacem University, IRCAM, Alliance Athena, Philosophie Magazine, France Culture, BnF, and European Cooperation in Sciences and Technology (COST).
La Troupe presents Le Siège de Calais, hailed by its author in 1765 as France’s “first national tragedy.” An adaptation in French directed by Sylvaine Guyot. Starring Matthew Barfield, Josh Cohen, Effie Gonis, Nikhita Obeegadoo, Matthew Rodriguez, Madeleine Wolf and Emma Zitzow-Childs. Read more about Performance: Le Siège de Calais
On April 27th, the Romance Languages and Literatures Department will celebrate Sant Jordi, the Day of Books and Roses!
This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the death of the poet Màrius Torres (1910-1942), and recognize three other major writers of literary classics who died on or around April 23, Saint George's Day: William