by Dietmar Regensburger
Special issue of obituaries, tributes, and articles dedicated to René Girard (1923-2015), part 2*

Published with the May, 2016, issue of the Bulletin of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion

Aime, Marco. “René Girard: di miti, religioni e capri espiatori.” In il Fatto Quotidiano, November 5, 2015.

Akıl, Selman. “René Girard ve mimetik arzu.” In SanatAtak, November 5, 2015.

Alison, James. “James Alison on René Girard: Interview with Zac Davis.” In America Media, November 11, 2015, Video, 18 min.

Anon. “Darwin of the Human Sciences: René Girard, 1923-2015.” In social science space, November 12, 2015.

Anon. “Décès de l’académicien et philosophe René Girard.” In France24, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Décès de l’académicien français René Girard.” In Les Echos, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Hommage à René Girard.” In KTO, February 20, 2016, video: 2min.05.

Anon. “L’académicien et philosophe René Girard est décédé.” In Direct Matin, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “L’académicien et philosophe René Girard meurt à 91 ans.” In Europe1, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Many Voices In Celebration: A Tribute To René Girard.” In The Raven Foundation, November 13, 2015.

Anon. “Morto a 91 anni l’antropologo francese René Girard.” In Re Pubblica, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Murió René Girard, un pensador cristiano que puede resultar tan influyente como Marx, Freud o Darwin.” In Reporte Católico Laico, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Quel ‘désir mimetique’ di René Girard: c’è un modello tra soggetto e oggetto.” In Rai News, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “Religion and violence: René Girard, a French-born thinker on faith, culture and war.” In The Telegraph, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “René Girard, a French-born thinker on faith, culture and war.” In The Economist, November 5, 2015.

Anon. “René Girard: de Stanford à Canal Plus !” In Nouvel Observateur, November 7, 2015.

Arroyo, Francesc. “René Girard, historiador francés, fundador de la ‘teoría mimética’.” In El Pais, November 5, 2015.

Barber, Benjamin. “Mimetic Drama in Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Byron’s Historicizing Lyricism.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Bartlett, Andrew. “Girard and the Question of Pacifism.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Bentivoglio, Leonetta. “René Girard: ‘Non possiamo più dirci apocalittici’ (reprinted interview from 2011).” In Re Pubblica, November 5, 2015.

Bertonneau, Thomas F.. “Flaubert’s ‘Tentation de Saint-Antoine’: Three Approaches.” In An-thropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Bingemer, Maria Clara. “René Girard e a superação da violência.” In domtotal, November 5, 2015.

Bingemer, Maria Clara. “René Girard e a superação da violência.” In Journal da Brasil, November 5, 2015.

Bottum, Joseph. “A Man after His Time: René Girard, 1923-2015.” In the weekly Standard, November 23, 2015.

Bova, Daniele. “Addio Renè Girard, l’antropologo che ha fatto luce sul desiderio dell’uomo.” In l’Unità, November 5, 2015.

Bowyer, Jerry. “René Girard, ‘The Einstein of the Social Sciences’.” In Forbes, November 30, 2015.

Calasso, Roberto. “Un diffidente che preferiva Don Chisciotte ai filosofi.” In Re Pubblica, November 5, 2015.

Chantre, Benoît. “La dernière bataille philosophique de René Girard.” In L’Obs, November 29, 2015.

Chantre, Benoît. “René Girard, ou le roman des romans.” In Le Figaro, November 6, 2015, 17.

Chantre, Benoît. “Un colosse aux pieds d’argile.” In L’Obs, November 12, 2015.
Chaudenson, Robert. “René Girard: de Standford à Canal Plus.” In L’1dex, November 8, 2015.

Cribben Merrill, Trevor. “The Comedy of Desire: Four Variations and a Coda in Homage to René Girard.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Dagens, Claude. “Homélie prononcée en mémoire de M. René Girard, en l’église Saint-Germain-des-Prés.” In Académie française, February 15, 2016.

De Palma, Francesco. “Parigi ferita, René Girard, e come evitare la ‘montée aux estrêmes’ ….” In Notizie Italia News, November 5, 2015.

Distefano, Matthew. “Farewell René Girard.” In The Raven ReView, November 13, 2015.

Duchêne, Marion. “René Girard: ‘La renaissance du christianisme’.” In Radio Notre Dame, November 5, 2015. (includes three radio interviews with Girard from 2005)

Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. “A Tribute to René Girard.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Enjalbert, Cédric. “Nécrologie: Mort de René Girard, théoricien du ‘désir mimétique’.” In philosophie magazine, November 5, 2015.

Ericksen, Adam. “In Memory of René Girard: The Truth about God, Life, and Death.” In Sojourners, November 9, 2015.

Ericksen, Adam. “In Memory of René Girard: The Truth about Life and Death.” In Patheos, November 4, 2015.

Ernens, Catherine. “La contrepartie.” In l’Avenir, November 18, 2015.

Esposito, Roberto. “Addio Rene Girard.” In Re Pubblica, November 6, 2015.

Farge, Pierre. ”René Girard : ‘Je serais curieux d’avoir votre âge…’ Unpublished interview with Réne Girard (2008). In Contrepoints, November 11, 2015.

Fleming, Chris, and O’Carroll, John. “Paganism: Promising Promises and Resentful Results.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Fraser, Giles. “After the Paris attacks we must resist the urge to claim an eye for an eye.” In The Guardian, November 19, 2015.

Gans, Eric. “René Girard, in Memoriam.” In Chronicles of Love and Resentment no. 500, November 21, 2015.

Gave, Emmanuelle. “La fin du bouc: hommage à René Girard.” In IDL, November 5, 2015.

Gelonesi, Joe. “Shame, Desire, and Rene Girard.” In Radio ABC (Australia), November 15, 2015. Audio, 25 min.

Ghirardini, Pier Giacomo. “Parigi e la profezia di Girard.” In Tempi, November 22, 2015.

Ghirardini, Pier Giacomo. “René Girard: Il maestro che ci ha aiutato a capire lo scandalo del sacrificio di Cristo operante nella storia.” In Tempi, November 5, 2015.

Gobry, Pascal-Emmanuel. “The Unlikely Christianity of René Girard.” In The Week, November 10, 2015.

Goldman, Peter. “Girard and Bakhtin on the Novel.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Gomez, Pierre-Yves. “In Memoriam, René Girard.” In The Conversation, November 13, 2015.

Groot, Ger. “Hij ontdekte dat liefde altijd een vorm van imitatie is: Necrologie René Girard (1923-2015).” In NRC, November 5, 2015.

Guillebaud, Jean-Claude. “Mort de René Girard: avec sa théorie du ‘désir mimétique’, il éclaire notre conformisme.” In Nouvel Observateur, November 5, 2015.

Guillebaud, Jean-Claude. “René Girard, génial exégète du message évangélique.” In la Vie, November 5, 2015.

Haven, Cynthia. “Mozart and the intelligence of love.” In The Book Haven, November 16, 2015.

Haven, Cynthia. “René Girard on terrorism: ‘We have to radically change the way we think’. Have we?” In The Book Haven, November 14, 2015.

Haven, Cynthia. “Stanford Professor and Eminent French Theorist René Girard, Member of the Académie Française, Dies at 91.” In Stanford News, November 4, 2015. (reprinted in The Wire, November 10, 2015)

Hoch, Vivien. “Une vraie religion sublime la violence dans le beau.” In Nouvelles de France, November 19, 2015.

“In Honor of René Girard.” Special issue of Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Journet, Nicolas. “René Girard est mort.” In Sciences Humaines, November 5, 2015. (with a reprint of an interview with Girard from 2004)

Kaplan, Grant. “René Girard and the Peculiar Nature of Human Desiring.” In Amerika, November 6, 2015.

Kirwan, Michael. “Death of visionary thinker René Girard.” In Jesuits in Britain, November 5, 2015.

Kirwan, Michael. “‘Between Politics and Apocalypse’: René Girard’s Reading of Global Crisis.” In Thinking Faith, November 12, 2015.

Lagadec, Antoine. “Mort de René Girard: ‘le totalitarisme, c’est finalement faire du bouc émissaire en le sachant’.” In Revue des deux Mondes, November 5, 2015.

Lance, Daniel. “René Girard – the Last Laugh on Establishment / le dernier rire de René Girard.” vimeo.com, November 5, 2015, video: 9min.36.

Langone, Camillo. “Morto Girard, genio cattolico che l’Europa non meritava.” In il Giornale, November 5, 2015.

Lecerf-Thomas, Bernadette. “L’âge de la coopétition. De René Girard à la COP 21.” In UP Magazine, November 18, 2015.

Leclerc, Gérard. “De Mgr Pontier à René Girard.” In France Catholique, November 9, 2015.

Leclerc, Gérard. “Le sens d’une tragédie.” In France Catholique, November 16, 2015.

Leclerc, Gérard. “René Girard, un homme admirable.” In France Catholique, November 9, 2015.

Malvezin, Patrick. “René Girard et André Glücksmann, fourmi et cigale.” In Médias-Presse-Info, November 21, 2015.

Marchente, Arianna. “Cosa pensava René Girard.” In Il Post, November 5, 2015.

Marion, Jean-Luc. “Le philosophe malgré lui.” In Le Figaro, November 6, 2015, 18.

Marr, Andrew. “In Memorium: René Girard 1923-2015.” In Imaginary Visions of True Peace: The Stories and Spiritual Teachings of a Benedictine Monk, November 5, 2015.

Mateos Pérez, Juan Antonio. “Adiós a René Girard: La verdad y el deseo mimético.” In Sala-manca rtv, November 5, 2015.

McCormick, Patrick. “The Insanity of Scapegoating.” In The Gonzaga Bulletin, November 19, 2015.

Melloni, Alberto. “Addio a René Girard, antropologo esploratore del sacro.” In Corriere della Sierra, November 5, 2015.

Merchet, Jean-Dominique. “La France est entrée dans une nouvelle phase de la guerre terror-iste.” In L’Opinion, November 14, 2015.

Méresse, Olivier. “Commentaire de l’actualité économique, politique et sociale: Hommage à René Girard.” In Radio Courtoisie, November 11, 2015.

Métivier, Francis. “Mort de René Girard: avec sa théorie du ‘désir mimétique’, il éclaire notre conformisme.” In Nouvel Observateur, November 7, 2015.

Meyer, Camille. “René Girard, le Darwin des sciences humaines.” In Radio Notre Dame, November 5, 2015.

Meyer, Charles de. “René Girard est-il un maître de la pensée du vingtième siècle ?” In Radio Courtoisie, November 11, 2015.

Meyer, Charles de. “René Girard s’en est allé.” In actionfrancaise.net, November 5, 2015.

Morrissey, Christopher S. “René Girard and Desire Wars: The Grudge Awakens.” In The Catholic World Report, November 9, 2015.

Murphy, James B. “Does religion give rise to violence — or the other way around?” In The Salt Lake Tribune, November 16, 2015.

Negrete, Rodrigo. “René Girard o la crítica a la ceguera moderna frente al mal.” In Nexos, November 5, 2015.

Noailles-Siméon, Patrice. “L’innovateur est-il un bouc émissaire ?” In UP Magazine, November 18, 2015.

Noé, Jean-Baptiste. “René Girard lecteur de Clausewitz.” In Contrepoints, November 10, 2015.

Noé, Jean-Baptiste. “René Girard: le sacrifice dans l’histoire.” In l’Opinion, November 12, 2015.

Olsson, Anders. “Begärets tänkare: Han blev inte en tänkare på modet, men René Girards ana-lyser av litteraturen lämnade ovärderliga bidrag till förståelsen av människan.” In Sydsven-skan, November 5, 2015.

Oort, Richard van. “René Girard’s Shakespeare.” In Anthropoetics XXI/2 (Spring 2016).

Oughourlian, Jean-Michel. “Hommage à René Girard.” In Recherchesmimetiques, May 2, 2016, video: 51min.03.

Paris-Lopez, Lindsey. “Many Voices In Celebration: A Tribute To René Girard.” In The Raven ReView, November 13, 2015.

Pichon, Jérémy-Marie. “René Girard, itinéraire d’une pensée iconoclaste.” In PHILITT, November 6, 2015.

Quelen, Julien. “L’académicien français René Girard est décédé.” In RTL, November 5, 2015.

Rabe, Andre. “Before and After René Girard.” In Always Loved, November 5, 2015.

Rachdi, Rahma Sophia. “Tribute of Fleur Pellerin to René Girard Renowned Writer Who Died at 91 in USA.” In USPA News, November 13, 2015.

Ratti, Stéphane. “Bonne nouvelle: René Girard avait un fils spirituel.” In Revue des deux Mondes, November 14, 2015.

Reifer, Tom. “My Take: Ending Racial Injustice Is Key to Ending Extremist Violence.” In USD News Center, November 18, 2015.

Reineke, Martha J. “Does Violence Always Win?: Learning From René Girard (1923-2015).” In Religion Dispatches, November 30, 2015.

Rey, Olivier. “Le désir mimétique, clé de son œuvre.” In Le Figaro, November 6, 2015, 18.

Roquiny, Louis. “René Girard, la fin du désir mimétique: René Girard est décédé mercredi à 91 ans. Portrait.” In Le Soir, November 16, 2015.

Rosman, Artur. “Lux Aeterna: RIP René Girard (December 25, 1923 – Nov 4, 2015).” In Patheos, November 4, 2015.

Rosman, Artur. “TOP10 Books: The Girard Option of Interdisciplinary Influence.” In Patheos, November 12, 2015.

Ross, Suzanne. “Tears for Girard.” In Patheos, November 10, 2015.

Rufin, Jean-Christophe. “Hommage prononcé en séance lors du décès de M. René Girard.” In Académie française, November 12, 2015.

Serres, Michel, and Polacco, Michel. “René Girard: ‘Je crois que la vérité n’est pas un vain mot’.” In Radio France, November 22, 2015.

Serres, Michel. “Hommage à M. René Girard, en l’église Saint-Germain-des-Prés.” In Académie française, February 15, 2016.

Serres, Michel. “Hommage à René GIRARD.” In La Synthese, November 5, 2015. (with re-print of Michell Serres’ “Réponse au Discours de réception de René GIRARD à l’Académie française, 15 décembre 2005)

Solarte Rodríguez, Roberto. “Murió el filósofo y autor de ‘El chivo expiatorio’: El llamado ‘Darwin de las ciencias humanas’ analizó el ser humano desde su origen hasta hoy.” In El Tiempo, November 5, 2015.

Squillaci, Alfio. “René Girard e la teoria del desiderio mimetico.” In gliStatiGenerali, November 5, 2015.

Squillaci, Alfio. “René Girard, la rivalità mimetica e l’Islam.” In gliStatiGenerali, November 5, 2015.

Sugrue, Michael. “René Girard (1923-2015): Hommage.” vimeo.com, November 4, 2015, video: 4min.24.

Sullivan, Glenn. “René Girard, RIP.” In The Clinical Psychologist’s Bookshelf, November 16, 2015.

Tepedino, Nelson. “Un intelectual católico y el misterio de la violencia: René Girard, In memo-riam.” In Prodavinci, November 5, 2015.

Tokarska-Bakir, Joanna. “Zmarł René Girard (1923-2015). Chciał oduczyć nas przemocy.” In wyborcza.pl, November 5, 2015.

Zappalà, Daniele. “Morto a 91 anni il filosofo René Girard.” In Avenire, November 5, 2015.

Zhang, Albert. “French professor René Girard dies at 91.” In Stanford Daily, November 6, 2015.

A full collection of obituaries and recent tribute articles you can also find at the COV&R Facebook Site.

Next issues will continue with the Bibliography in the common format.

* We invite you to send books and articles dealing with René Girard and Mimetic Theory to Dietmar.Regensburger@uibk.ac.at (digital format and references) or to Girard-Documentation, c/o Dr. Dietmar Regensburger, University of Innsbruck, Karl-Rahner-Platz 1, A-6020 Innsbruck / Austria (print copies).

 

The Bibliography of Literature on the Mimetic Theory (Vol. I–XXXXI) is available online.