Workshop with Alain Badiou on The Immanence of Truths

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Graduate student workshop: The Immanence of Truths

Alain Badiou (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
Jelica Sumic Riha (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, ZRC SAZU)
Norman Madarasz (PUCRS)
Jana Ndiaye Berankova (Columbia University)

The event will also include a presentation of Alain Badiou’s book, Sometimes, We Are Eternal (Lyon: Suture Press, 2019).
Wednesday November 13th, 2019, 2:00-6:00 PM
The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Common Room, Columbia University

This graduate student workshop at Columbia University celebrates the publication of Alain Badiou’s major new work, The Immanence of Truths [L’Immanence des vérités (Paris: Fayard, 2018)], offering a unique, early glimpse of the work to an English-speaking audience. The workshop will include short introductory talks discussing different aspects of the book, which will be given by Jelica Sumic Riha, Norman Madarasz, and Jana Ndiaye Berankova. Introductory remarks will be followed by a discussion with students based on primary texts and excerpts from the unpublished translation of The Immanence of Truths.

Application Instructions:
Please send your name, departmental affiliation, and a brief description of your research interests and particular interest in Alain Badiou’s work. In addition, please state your language proficiency (note: though the workshops will be conducted in English, proficiency in French is preferred).
Please send applications to by no later than October 20th, 2019.
Selected participants will be notified by November 5th, 2019.
Readings will be sent to selected participants via e-mail.

VIDEO Part 2
VIDEO Part 3
VIDEO 2017 Previous workshop on Being and Event in 2017, part 1
VIDEO 2017 Previous workshop on Being and Event in 2017, part 2