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The Ethnographer's I: Michel Leiris in Translation

  • La Maison Francaise NYU 16 Washington Mews New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)


Cosponsored with La Maison Française & the NYU Department of French Literature, Thought, and Culture

Join us for a panel discussion marking the appearance of new translations of the work of Michel Leiris: Phantom Africa, translated by Brent Hayes Edwards and Fibrils, Vol. 3 of The Rules of the Game, translated by Lydia Davis.

Books will be available for purchase at a discount.


Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University)

Lydia Davis (writer, translator)

Richard Sieburth (NYU)

Vincent Debaene (Université de Genève)

Moderated by Denis Hollier (NYU)