Northwestern University

Oct
18
Thu 4:00 PM

Hubert Haddad: “Corps désirable et les avatars du transhumanisme”

Hubert Haddad

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, Kresge 2351, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: $0

Contact: Phil Hoskins   847.491.5490

Group: Department of French and Italian

Co-Sponsor(s):
French and the Global Humanities (Buffett Institute)

Category: Academic

Description:

Sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies and Dialogues: French and the Global Humanities working group.

HUBERT HADDAD is a Franco-Tunisian poet,
playwright, short story writer and novelist. He was born in Tunis in 1947 and grew up in France. His debut collection of poems, Le Charnier déductif, appeared in 1967, and his first novel, Un rêve de glace, was published in 1974. Since then he has published numerous works in a wide range of literary forms as well as collections of essays and large volumes on writing based on the writing workshops he conducts regularly. His 2015 novel, Le Corps désirable, was released in its English translation as Desirable Body this fall by Yale University Press. Other novels translated into English are Palestine (2014) and Rochester Knockings: A Novel of the Fox Sisters (2015). 

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