February 13, 2020

Édouard Louis:

The New Struggles of Literature: Shame, Politics, and Autobiography
SNF RDV
Reid Hall | 4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris
Free and open to the public (within the limits of room capacity)

What is the role of literature in a world structured by violence, domination, and hierarchies?

Can literature still do something to undo racism, homophobia, or class violence? Do writers have a “responsibility” and, if so, is it the same kind of responsibility that Jean-Paul Sartre talked about when he gave the definition of “committed literature”? How can we reinvent the links between literature and politics?

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