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Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Columbia University

515 West 116th Sreet

New York, NY 10027

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In 1919, Marcel Proust was officially recognized as a great writer when the second volume of his magnum opus was awarded France's most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt. This conference, in honor of the centenary of Proust's Goncourt, brings together writers, scholars and translators to discuss the reasons Proust is now, 100 years later, more popular and influential than ever.

Participants include Anne Carson (reading her "Albertine Workout"), Nicholas Dames, Sara Danius, Lydia Davis, Saskia Hamilton, Andrew Holleran, Michael Lucey, Colm Toibin, Caroline Weber, Edmund White, Michael Wood, and Elisabeth Ladenson.

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9:30 AM Registration
10:00 AM Sara Danius | Michael Lucey
11:30 AM Caroline Weber | Michael Wood

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2:00 PM Nicholas Dames | Saskia Hamilton | Michael Wood
3:30 PM Lydia Davis | Elisabeth Ladenson
5:00 PM Andrew Holleran | Colm Toibin | Caroline Weber | Edmund White
6:30 PM Anne Carson

The conference is made possible by support from the Maurice I. Parisier Foundation, the Paul Leclerc Fund, the Maison Française, the French Department at Columbia University, and the Society of the Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive ahead of time to secure a spot.

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