The Meursault Investigation, Meursault, Contre-enquête avec Kamel Daoud November 12, 2015 Kamel Daoud in conversation with Madeleine Dobie Algerian author Kamel Daoud’s novel, Meursault, Contre-enquête, first published in Algeria in 2013, and translated into English in 2015 by Other Press, turns Albert Camus’s classic work, The Stranger, on its head.
Told from the point of view of the brother of the nameless Arab who was killed by Meursault on the beach, this book is based on the premise that the murder committed by Meursault in 1942 was a true crime.
70 years later, to celebrate Camus’s visit to New York and Columbia, his lecture will be delivered in a dramatic reading by the actor Viggo Mortensen, in a version newly translated into English by Alice Kaplan.
Far from Men: Q&A with actor Viggo Mortensen March 28, 2016 a Q&A with lead actor Viggo Mortensen, in conversation with Madeleine Dobie after the screening of Far from Men directed by David Oelhoffen.
Instead, this joyously innovative documentary immerses viewers in the hopes, dreams, and rich inner lives of eleven teenagers growing up in one of France's most diverse neighborhoods.
Cinema Resistance Film Series A film series organized by the Columbia Maison Francaise and co-sponsored by the School of the Arts. For decades, France has been and remains a country where directors immigrate from all over the world to make political films freely, and French productions have continuously challenged forms of power and censorship, shaping what has been called a "Tranforming the Eurozone ?
Some decades later, in his novel Traditional narratives locate the events of 1968 on a line running from Paris to New York, via Prague, Beijing and Tokyo.
The book shows that what made these discussions about sex in the 1970s distinctively “French,” rather than “Western” or “late modern,” were the central roles that invocations of “Arab men” and Algeria played in them. Lovejoy Professor of French History at Johns Hopkins University.studies the broad politicization of Franco-Arab identity in the context of French culture and its assumptions about appropriate modes of sexual and gender expression, both gay and straight.Todd Shepard’s book, (2017) is a study of how “sexual Orientalism” re-emerged in post-decolonization French politics and discussions.In this clip, they do an impromptu performance of "Petit Frère", one of their most famous songs from the album L'Ecole du Micro d'Argent.. Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food with Hervé This and Chef Michael Laiskonis This video by the Columbia News team shows some highlights from the cooking demonstration in the Maison Française kithcen by Michael Laiskonis, inspired by the note-by-note cooking ideas of chemist Hervé This.Akhenaton, Shurik'n, DJ Keops, Imhotep & Kephren were all participating in the discussion and workshop during their first U. It also includes interviews with Chef Laiskonis, Hervé This, Adam Gopnik and Shanny Peer.Hervé This' Chef Jacques Pépin Inaugurates the Maison Française's New Kitchen Includes interviews with Jacques Pépin, Adam Gopnik and Shanny Peer, as well as shots of Chef Pépin cooking the newly renovated kitchen, published in French in Fall 2013 and just translated into English (Harvard University Press), will reorient our understanding of economic history and transform the debate about wealth and inequality.Proust's Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin de Siècle Paris Caroline Weber, in conversation with Ma Geneviève Halévy Bizet Straus; Laure de Sade, Comtesse Adhéaume de Chevigné; and Élisabeth de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay, the Comtesse Greffulhe—these were the three superstars of fin-de-siècle Parisian high society.We intend to question the historical sequence in which Mai 68 makes sense., offers a remarkable intellectual portrait of the great French sociologist, and has been very well received in France as a major contribution to understanding Bourdieu’s work.Mehammed Mack is Assistant Professor of French at Smith College.Madeleine Dobie is Professor of French at Columbia.