Selfies: autobiographie, autoportrait, autofiction

The conference "Selfies: autobiographie, autoportrait, autofiction" analyzes how the self is written, visualized and constructed in texts. It examines how autobiography, self-portraiture and autofiction take shape over time. All lectures are free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Silsby 028

Self-portraiture and paradox in Montaigne.
  Richard Scholar, Oriel College, Oxford University
Sociability and the Self in Sévigné’s Letters. Elizabeth C. Goldsmith, Boston University
Encountering Venture de Villeneuve: Dissonance, Deceit, Autobiography in Rousseau. Pierre Saint-Amand, Yale University
8:00-10:00 pm
Sartre: l'âge des mots. Denis Hollier, New York University
Modiano's Milieu. Morgane Cadieu, Yale University

Organized by Lawrence D. Kritzman, Pat and John Rosenwald Research Professor in the Arts and Sciences; Acting Chair, Comparative Literature Program

Sponsored by the Department of  French and Italian, Dartmouth College