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Hélène Cixous’s Open Letter re UAlbany LLC

November 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Intellectuals

November 29, 2010 Open Letter to : George Philip, President University at Albany-SUNY Dear President Philip, In April 2007 I visited the University at Albany, extremely happy to have been invited by Professor David Wills to participate in a conference organized around my work. I had the distinct impression that the university was an institution […]

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Letter from the U Albany French Department

October 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Cultural Studies, Intellectuals, Layoffs, Uncategorized

Here the letter Eloise Brière, who has taught for many years in the French Department at the University at Albany, SUNY, sent to Silvia Nagy Zekmi, a former colleague in Spanish, now chair at Villanova University, after she got the devastating news of the imminent retrenchment of her department. It should be noted that there […]

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SUNY Albany Cuts French Department

October 4th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Layoffs

The email below — a real shocker — was forwarded to me by a friend in Paris, France on Sunday morning. It is true that I hadn’t read the letter the President of SUNY Albany sent out late on Friday afternoon (what timing!?) in great detail, putting it away after the first half dozen paras […]

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Tengour Reading @ Albany U

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Below, a YouTube’d snippet of the poetry reading Habib Tengour gave at the University at Albany on 31 March. He is reading the opening section of the poem sequence “Café Marine”:

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Habib Tengour @ U Albany

March 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

HABIB TENGOUR

: TWO EVENTS ALGERIAN POET HABIB TENGOUR, NOTABLE NORTH AFRICAN LITERARY FIGURE, WILL BE FEATURED IN A DOUBLE PROGRAM ORGANISED BY THE NEW YORK STATE WRITERS INSTITUE & THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH LLC. Mar. 30 (Mon.): 3:00-4:00 p.m., HU 354: “THE CURRENT STATE OF LITERATURE IN NORTH AFRICA.” A presentation by the […]

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Rhetorics of the Plague

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The University at Albany’s Department of English And College of Arts and Sciences Presents Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard February 26-27, 2009University at Albany The Standish Room, Science Library Building for details, time-table of events & locations click here. Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Biddick, Temple University Graham Hammill, University at Buffalo John […]

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