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Domna Stanton in Conversation with Madeleine Dobie

The Dynamics of Gender; Women Writ, Women Writing in Seventeenth-Century France

Domna Stanton in conversation with Madeleine Dobie
Maison Francaise, Columbia University (enter through 117 and Amsterdam Ave)
Wednesday, November 19, 6-7 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Domna Stanton will discuss her new book that examines shifting notions of gender in 17th-century France and probes the specifics of conformity and resistance to gender norms from a feminist perspective.

Her conversation with Madeleine Dobie will expand to consider differing attitudes toward the study of gender in France and in the U.S.

Stanton is Distinguished Professor of French at the Graduate Center. A specialist of 17th-century French literature and culture, her research areas include women writers, feminist and critical theory, and human rights. She is now writing the 17th-century section of the multi-authored Les femmes en litterature (2 vols, Gallimard 2017).

Submitted on: OCT 17, 2014

Category: French