Gisèle Sapiro (EHESS – Paris) The Making of World Authorship: Translation and Symbolic Capital

Wednesday, February 26 at 4:00pm

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Doheny Memorial Library (DML), 240
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

GISÈLE SAPIRO is a leading sociologist of literature, translation studies and intellectual life. She is Professor at the EHESS and research director at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in Paris. She is the author of numerous essays and books on authorship, readership and the circulation of knowledge in French and global contexts. Her books include La Guerre des écrivains, 1940 - 1953 (1999); Translatio : Le marché de la traduction en France à l’heure de la mondialisation (2016); French Writers’ War (2014), Ideas on the Move in the Social Sciences and Humanities: The International Circulation of Paradigms and Theorists (2020).

This event is co-sponsored by the USC Department of Sociology, the Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies in the department of Comparative Literature, The Levan Institute for the Humanities, the USC Department of French & Italian, and the USC Francophone Resource and Research Center.


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Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus

French and Italian , Levan Institute for the Humanities, Sociology , Comparative Literature (COLT)
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