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Reconfigurations of space in Partition novels

Par Sandrine Soukaï

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This article examines two Indian novels ((Clear Light of Day)) (1980) by Anita Desai and ((The Shadow Lines)) (1988) by Amitav Ghosh along with ((Burnt Shadows)) (2009) by Anglo-Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie, books written about the Partition of India that accompanied independence in 1947. Partition led to violence on an enormous scale; the exact number of people who were killed has never been ascertained, and estimates vary between one and two million. Partition also caused massive (...)

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Roundtable on Literary Studies in the United States

Par Christine Froula, Sandra Gustafson

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Christine Froula (Northwestern University) and Sandra Gustafson (University of Notre Dame) were guest lecturers at the ENS de Lyon in May 2019 and participated in a roundtable on Literary Studies in the US today. The roundtable was moderated by Vanessa Guignery and François Specq, both Professors at the ENS.

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The Gay Liberation Front and queer rights in the UK: a conversation with Jeffrey Weeks

Par Jeffrey Weeks

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Jeffrey Weeks is a gay activist and historian specialising in the history of sexuality. His work includes ((Socialism and the New Life)) (1977) and ((Coming Out: Homosexual Politics in Britain from the Nineteenth Century to the Present)) (1977). He was invited at the LGBT Centre in Lyon to talk about his latest book ((What is sexual history)) (2016), which has been translated in French and published by the Presses Universitaires de Lyon. The discussion was moderated by Quentin Zimmerman.

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The 9/11 memorial - Interview and footage of the WTC site

Par Clifford Chanin, Clifford Armion

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The original World Trade Centre site was 16 acres which if my calculations are correct is about 10 hectares in French geographical terms. So it was a very large space in the centre of the downtown Wall Street business district in New York. Those two buildings were each 110 stories tall. Each floor was an acre square. So you had 10 million square feet of floor space in those buildings. It really was an attempt to build the largest buildings in the world and bring companies from around the world (...)

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Some Like It Hot (1959), Billy Wilder Par  James Thierrée, Nathalie De Biasi
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12/03/2019 - 05/01/2020, Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration, Paris
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09/10/2019 - 19/01/2020, Cinémathèque, Paris

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Sandra Gustafson

Professor of English University of Notre Dame

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Christine Froula

Professor of English Northwestern University

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Sandrine Soukaï

PRAG Université de Paris Saclay - Orsay

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Jeffrey Weeks

Historien-Sociologue

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Aurore Fossard

Doctorante en Etudes Cinématographiques, Chargée de cours en Photographie Université Lumière-Lyon 2

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Marie Gautier

Historienne de la photographie, Docteur Université Paris I

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