On Saturday 2 November, I’ll be discussing literature with John Freeman and Mircea Cartarescu. The discussion will be chaired by Erica Wagner. All this at the Literature House in Oslo, at 6:00 p.m. (or 18:00 if you prefer!). This event is part of the Literature House’s fascinating Symposium 2013.
On Friday March 8 (International Women’s Day!) I will give the 2013 Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture, organized by the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and Queen Mary, both at the University of London.
The title is “Simone de Beauvoir and the Metaphysical Novel: Literature, Philosophy, and the Question of the Other in L’Invitée (She Came to Stay)” The venue is Macmillan Hall, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Since there will be a reception, the organizers are asking for an RSVP by Friday 1 March, bty email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone 020 7862 8738.
When I was young and unemployed, Malcolm Bowie supported my work. It is an honor to have the opportunity to give a lecture in his memory.
On Tuesday 22nd January at 18:00 Ane Farsethås and I will discuss Norwegian literature at Cappelen Damm publishers in Akersgaten 47/49 i Oslo, tirsdag 22. januar kl. 18.00. The event is free and open to all. You may preregister for the event on Facebook.