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Saturn and melancholy : Studies history natural philosophy religion and art

Mercredi 5 février 2020 de 17h30 à 19h30, McLennan Library (Université McGill)

Saturn and melancholy : Studies history natural philosophy religion and art

Wednesday, February 5th, 17:30-19:30 - RSVP REQUIRED.
McLennan Library, Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, Colgate Room
McGill University, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal

Join McGill-Queen’s University Press and ROAAr for a conversation around the augmented edition of the famed Warburgian interdisciplinary study on saturnine melancholy.

Panel discussion with Philippe Despoix, Georges Leroux, Jillian Tomm, and guest of honour, Alberto Manguel.

RSVP REQUIRED. Thank you for your interest in this event. The book launch is now filled to capacity.
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Philippe Despoix is professor of comparative literature at Université de Montréal and co-editor of Raymond Klibansky and the Warburg Library Network : Intellectual Peregrinations from Hamburg to London and Montreal.

Georges Leroux is emeritus professor in the Department of Philosophy at Université du Québec à Montréal, co-editor of Raymond Klibansky and the Warburg Library Network : Intellectual Peregrinations from Hamburg to London and Montreal, and author of Partita for Glenn Gould : An Inquiry into the Nature of Genius.

Alberto Manguel is an Argentinian-Canadian writer, translator, editor and critic, born in Buenos Aires in 1948. He has published several novels, and non-fiction, including Packing My Library, Curiosity, With Borges, A History of Reading, and The Library at Night. He was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada and he is doctor honoris causa of the universities of Ottawa and York in Canada, and Liège in Belgium and Anglia Ruskin in Cambridge, UK. Until August of 2018 he was the director of the National Library of Argentina.

Jillian Tomm, is a librarian and co-editor of Raymond Klibansky and the Warburg Library Network : Intellectual Peregrinations from Hamburg to London and Montreal.


Saturn and melancholy : Studies history natural philosophy religion and art Dire l’autre : appropriation culturelle, voix autochtones et liberté d’expression