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Onstage Conversation with Alain Badiou

Onstage Conversation with Alain Badiou Dates: May 16, 2016 Event Time(s): Starts at 7pm. Phone: 416-599-8433 Website: http://tiff.net/spring2016-special-events/special-event-onstage-conversation-with-alain-badiou Email: [email protected] Costs: Adult: $13 Student: $10.50 Child: $9 Senior: $10.50 Renowned French philosopher Alain Badiou has helped define the major questions and contours of philosophy in the 20th and 21st centuries. In this onstage conversation moderated by Professor Ian Balfour of York University, Badiou will speak about cinema, the recent events in Paris, and the role that philosophy can play in helping us understand and act in this historic context, accompanied by film clips that will bring further dimensions to some of the discussion's central themes. This event is co-presented with York University's Department of Cinema and Media Artswith support from the Norman Jewison Speaker Series and the French Consulate in Toronto Tickets on sale now! . Event Details. Location: 350 King Street W, Toronto