RCINY and Bard College present
Norman Manea: A Celebration
June 27-28 at the Bard Graduate Center in NYC

The Romanian Cultural Institute in New York and Bard College will present "Norman Manea: A Celebration," a tribute to Norman Manea, Francis Flournoy Professor in European Studies and Culture and writer in residence at Bard College . The Romanian writer is a leading contemporary figure in international literature and culture.

This intellectually rewarding celebration of Manea’s life and work will bring together editors, publishers, dedicated scholars, friends, colleagues, and collaborators from throughout the world to honor the 75th birthday of one of the most remarkable writers of our time. Participants include Leon Botstein, Paul Bailey, Robert Boyers, Jonathan Brent, Joseph Cuomo, Luca Formenton, Reginald Gibbons, Edward Hirsch, Edward Kanterian, Silviu Lupescu, Valerie Miles, Carmen Musat, Maria Nadotti, Francine Prose, Bogdan-Alexandru Stanescu, and Corina Suteu. Norman Manea will make a special appearance.

The event includes presentations, panel discussions, and a documentary film, all covering the trajectory of Manea’s life and exploring the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of his literary work before and after his exile from Romania in 1986.

Visit or download the symposium flyer for details.

June 27-28
The Bard Graduate Center
Lecture Hall
38 West 86th Street , New York , NY 10024

FREE ADMISSION to all events.
Registration required at or 212-687-0180.
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