Montaigne and Proust: Literature as Theory

"Montaigne and Proust: Literature as Theory," a colloquium organized by Prof. Lawrence Kritzman, Pat and John Rosenwald Research Professor in the Arts and Sciences, will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Haldeman 041.  The colloquium, which is comprised of an introduction by Prof. Kritzman followed by five presentations, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and is open to the public.  All presentations will be in English.


3:45 Introduction - Lawrence Kritzman, Dartmouth College

4:00 "Picturing Experience" - Tom Conley, Harvard University

4:40 "Theory in Quotation Marks: Montaigne's Citational Essays" - Katie Chenoweth, Princeton University

5:20 "Proust and His Keys" - Carolyn Weber, Barnard College, Columbia University


8:00 "Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Proust's Theoretical Novel" - Patrick Bray, Ohio State University

8:30 " Legrandin: Mask, Mirror, Mouth" - Francois Proux, University of Illinois