Is literature still dangerous?
An ENA graduate, former auditor at the French Council of State, lawyer, and an officer in the French Foreign Legion for 16 years, François Sureau is a writer and a member of the Académie française.
François Sureau will lead a conference titled: Is literature still dangerous?
“The outside world seems to be filled with greater dangers than literature could ever portray: great catastrophes, the terrible political crimes of the 20th century, the violent upheavals of today’s world and the dire prospects of global warming. It seems that in its imitation of art, life has chosen the most tragic,” says Sureau.
And yet, according to François Sureau, literature remains dangerous due to the fact that it continues to oppose the control of human consciousness. It embraces the right to dream. It is a refuge for freedom. It is above moral exhortations at a time when nothing is forgotten or forgiven.
Tuesday 16 November, 20:30 → 22:00
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS
To renew your subscription, you can do so at Palais des Beaux-Arts ticket office by clicking the following link: renew subscription. You can also call the ticket office at 02/507 82 00
(from Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm). The ticket office is exceptionally open for our subscribers on the following Mondays: 14.06.2021, 21.06.2021 and 28.06.2021.
For any questions, please call 02/507 82 00 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last season’s subscribers will have priority regarding their current seating arrangements, until 15 July 2021.
If you are a new subscriber, you can register at the following link from September 1st : subscription or call 02/507 82 00.
Requests are processed in the order they are received.