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"....and it would be incorrect to say that lesbians associate, make love, live with women, for "woman" has meaning only in heterosexual systems of thought and heterosexual economic systems. Lesbians are not women."
 -- The Straight Mind

  • Tue
    19
    Nov
    2019
    Annabel L. Kim

    In Unbecoming Language, Annabel L. Kim examines a corpus of French writing against difference. Inaugurated by Nathalie Sarraute and sustained in the work of Monique Wittig and Anne Garréta, this corpus highlights three generations of the twentieth and recent twenty-first centuries and the direct chain of influence between them.

  • Thu
    07
    Nov
    2019
    8:30 pmAmphi 25 campus Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 Place Jussieu - Paris 5eme

    FREE ENTRY
    with limited spaces available

    Philomel - An inter-disciplinary group of student from Sorbonne University - The cultural service for Sorbonne University and the players company of the AcTheArt.

    Interpreted as theatre, music and dance by AULAINE, Estelle GRAND and Kaja KJAJDA

    More information at: www.facebook.com/actheart & http://www.culture-sorbonne.fr/agendaculturel/evenements/les-guerilleres/

  • Sun
    13
    Oct
    2019
    Sun
    12
    Jan
    2020
    The CRAC Alsace

    The CRAC Alsace, Rhine Center for Contemporary Art, located in Altkirch, France, at 18 rue du Château, presents from October 13, 2019 to January 12, 2020, The knife without blade and no handle, collective exhibition with Meris Angioletti, Tarek Lakhrissi, Candice Lin, Beatriz Santiago Munoz, Liv Schulman, Marnie Slater, Patrick Staff, Lena Vandrey, directed by Elfi Turpin. It brings together artists whose work explores the transformative forces of language in a process of decategorization, disid [read more…]

  • Thu
    10
    Oct
    2019
    Fri
    11
    Oct
    2019
    Yale University

    Conference organized by Morgane Cadieu (Yale) and Annabel Kim (Harvard)

    This conference, to be held at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, both marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Wittig’s landmark novel, Les Guérillères, and showcases the Beinecke’s recent acquisition of the Wittig papers. Participants will have the opportunity to think Wittig alongside and in the archives that constitute a material trace and record of her life and thought. Wittig’s archives, which will be [read more…]

  • Fri
    20
    Sep
    2019
    Sat
    21
    Sep
    2019
    https://etudeswittig.hypotheses.org

    A place for documentary and publication resources on and around Monique Wittig's literary and theoretical work

  • Fri
    20
    Sep
    2019
    Sat
    21
    Sep
    2019
    8:00 pmhttps://www.facebook.com/events/343097266386047/

    Les Guérillères by Monique Wittig was published 50 years ago. La Maison de la Poésie (Paris 3e)  pays tribute to this landmark book in two evening readings, on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, 2019, with Rebecca Chaillon, Virginia Despentes, Anne Garreta, Laure Murat and Suzette Robichon.

  • Thu
    19
    Sep
    2019
    http://www.leseditionsdeminuit.fr/livre-Les_Gu%C3%A9rill%C3%A8res-3307-1-1-0-1.html

    « Mon but a été de faire que le elles arrive comme un choc pour le lecteur, comme une surprise ; puisqu’elles tient tout le récit il doit s’ensuivre une sorte de désorientation. Le lecteur entre dans un livre et se trouve confronté avec un elles qui n’est pas familier, pas ordinaire et qui est nouveau et héroïque. En tout cas, c’est ce qui m’a guidée et l’espoir que ce elles pourrait situer le lecteur dans un espace au-delà des catégories de sexe pour la durée du livre. C’est peut-être ici que r [read more…]