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Hegel Lecture with Hélène Cixous

May 11, 2016 | 06:30 PM

Hélène Cixous
(Université Paris VIII)

"Ay yay! The Cry of Literature"

© Sophie Bassouls

“There must be hundreds of murmuring volumes on the soul’s shelves in order to obtain, by condensation and displacement, quintessential words. Inexhaustible alchemy. In 1907, Sophocles’ atoms return to be sprinkled on one of Proust’s notebooks.

How does this transmigration function?

At the beginning of the beginning, there was the first note of our pain, and it rose from the diaphragm to the sky, like this:


Hélène Cixous

The lecture will be held in English.

Seating is limited. Please register via email to by May 6, 2016.

Please note that your registrations can only be confirmed after the deadline.

The doors will open at 5:45 pm.

A workshop with Hélène Cixous entitled Writing – Reading – Translating Sexual Differences will take place one day after the Hegel Lecture.

Zeit & Ort

May 11, 2016 | 06:30 PM

Freie Universität Berlin,
Garystraße 35,
14195 Berlin-Dahlem