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University of Montreal Professor to Give Talk on Friendship

March 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

On March 6, from 4:00 to 5:30PM the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, as part of the Life of Ideas series, curated by Frédéric Rondeau, will host scholar Éric Méchoulan. Méchoulan will give a talk titled “On Friendship: A Brief History of the Concept from Aristotle to Facebook.”

Éric Méchoulan is a professor of French Literature at the Université de Montréal, and also director of the Research Centre Virtuoso on digital uses, cultures, and documents. He is also the head of the committee of the Fondation Paul-Zumthor. From 2004 to 2010, he served as a directeur de programme at the Collège international de philosophie in Paris.

Méchoulan’s March 6 talk “On Friendship. A Brief History of the Concept from Aristotle to Facebook” will take place at the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE space, Stewart Commons IMRC. Refreshments will be served.

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March 6, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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