Proust Week in New England


When: November 10-17, 2013

Where: Various Locations (New England)
Boston, MA

2013 marks the centennial of the publication in Paris of Swann’s Way, the first volume of Marcel Proust’s masterpiece la recherche du temps perdu, regarded as the greatest novel in all of French literature. Various Proust-inspired events will take place in and around Boston from Sunday, November 10 to Sunday, November 17 : lectures, public readings, screenings, dinners, cooking lessons and many more !

For a detailed list of events and times:


Sunday, Nov 10: An Afternoon with Proust, at the Museum of Contemporary Art
- 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Lecture: The Art in Proust
- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Lecture: The Music in Proust
- 11:00 am - 4:30 pm: Madeleine sale at the Taste Café

Monday, Nov 11: Proust Evening, 8:00 pm | International School of Boston
- Fashion Show
- Lecture: Proust & Nietzsche
- Concert: Music by Reynaldo Hahn and César Franck

Tuesday, Nov 12: Conference by William C. Carter, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Nov 13: French Cultural Center
- 2:00 pm: "Un mois, un livre"- Swann’s Way.
- 6:30 pm: Proust Dinner

Thursday, Nov 14: Proust in Translation, 7:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 16: Madeleine workshops, 3:15 pm | French Cultural Center


Thursday, Nov 14: Providence Athenaeum

- 5:00 pm: "Salon Proust 1" with William C. Carter
- 8:00 pm: Proust Dinner, Providence Athenaeum co-presented with Pot-au-Feu restaurants

Friday, Nov 15: "Salon Proust 2" with Anka Muhlstein, 5:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 16, 7:00 pm and Sunday, Nov 17, 12:00 am: Screening of Le Temps Retrouvé, Raul Ruiz

Sunday, Nov 17: Conference by Dr. Arnold Weinstein followed by a screening of Un Amour de Swann (Swann in Love), 6:00 pm | Alliance Française de Providence

This event is part of the Year With Proust Festival, organized by the Embassy and taking place across the US.

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