Starting from Here:
Every Place Tells a Story
With Reif Larsen, Michel Lussault, Peter Turchi, and Philippe
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Part of FIAF's Literary Series: Write
Part of the Villa Gillet's Walls
and Bridges series
Co-presented with Bookforum and The
In English. Moderated
by Bookforum editor Albert Mobilio.
How are stories like maps, and maps
like stories? How do we understand and talk about place?
These are some of the questions the panelists—American writers
Reif Larsen and Peter Turchi and French novelist Philippe
Vasset and noted geographer Michel Lussault—will consider
from the vantages of literature, psychology, and social science.
Purchase individual tickets to this
talk or get the discounted
package which includes the March 9 talk, Staying
Alive: Surviving Survival.
Part of Write About
Now, a series presented by FIAF, Bookforum,
Villa Gillet that brings together contemporary French
and American authors for dynamic discussions around topics
that constitute a cultural common ground.
This talk is also part of the Villa Gillet's Walls
and Bridges series, presenting nearly 50 events
from January 27 to February 4 in NYC. As part of this
series, the Villa Gillet commissioned each author to
write a short text on the evening’s subject. These texts
(available for download below) will serve as a starting
point for the discussion on February 3.
Reif Larsen: Text
Michel Lussault: Text
in French / Text
Peter Turchi: Text
Philippe Vasset: Text
in French / Text
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Image (L to R):
Reif Larsen, Michel Lussault,
Peter Turchi, Philippe Vasset
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Winter 2011 Season Sponsors: American
Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural
Services of the French Embassy; Culturesfrance; the Florence
Gould Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts, a
State agency; National Endowment for the Arts; New York
City Department of Cultural Affairs; The Palm and Bay Foundations;
Robert de Rothschild; and The Laura Pels Foundation.