The French Department of Georgetown University presents a two-day celebration in honor of Jacques Derrida, starting at 5.30pm March 31, ending at 9pm April 1, in McShain Lounge, McCarthy Hall, Main Campus. Events to include a keynote address in English by writer and Derrida friend Helene Cixous, a showing of the Safaa Fathy film Derrida's Elsewhere ( English sub-titles ),live readings in French from Derrida's works by premier French actor Daniel Mesguich, and lectures in English by Derrida translator Peggy Kamuf ( USC ) and Derrida collaborator Geoffrey Bennington ( Emory University ). Detailed program message at ( 202 ) 687-5717. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, first-come, first-served basis. Requests for media interviews with presenters, call Roger-Daniel Bensky, at ( 202 ) 687-5722. Co-Director of Derrida ... Cosa Mentale is Deborah Lesko Baker, Chair, Department of French.
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