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Re/membering Place

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/01/2018
  • Thursday 13 October 2011
9.00 Registration 9.15 Opening and welcoming speeches Reconstructing the Past, Chair: André Dodeman 9.45 Elisa Bariau, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand Mapping a Way between the United States and Ghana in All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes by Maya Angelou 10.15 Christine Lorre-Johnston, Université Paris III- Sorbonne Nouvelle Exile and Home in The View from Castle Rock by Alice Munro 10.45 coffee break 11.00 Anne Le Guellec, University of Bretagne Occidentale (Brest) Reclaiming the past and sowing the seeds of the future in Kim Scott's Benang 11.30 Jocelyn Martin, Université Libre de Bruxelles Re/membering Nation and Identity in Merlinda Bobis' Fish-Hair Woman 12.00 Lunch break Narratives of Estrangement, Chair: Chitra Krishnan 14.00 Keynote speaker : John Thieme, University of East Anglia After the Bounty: Botany and Botanical Tropes in Caribbean Writing 14.45 Catherine Pesso Miquel, University of Lyon 2 Strangers in their own land: Aesthetics and Politics of Secession and Exile in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun 15.15 Nathalie Martinière, University of Limoges Crumbling cliffs and identity-seeking in David Dabydeen's Disappearance 15.45 Break 16.15 Elodie Raimbault, Stendhal University - Grenoble 3 Kipling's Anglo-Indians and the displacement of Englishness: What should they know of England who only India know? 16.45 Valérie Baisnée, University of Paris 11 (IUT de Sceaux) Looking for a home in this world': contemporary New Zealand women's autobiographies 19.00 COCKTAIL reception at City Hall hosted by Jean-Michel Detroyat (room 1)
  • Friday 14 October 2011
Imagining new places: fantasy, allegory and myth, Chair: John Thieme 9.00 Keynote speaker: Chitra Krishnan, University of Madras The India of cabbages and kings - a panoramic view of the Indian construct/trope in the literatures of displacement 9.45 Vera Benczik, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest Re/membering Now: spatial echoes of the present in post-apocalyptical territories of exile 10.15 Robert Kusek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Africa in the Guise. (Mis/Re)placement in The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee 10.45 Break 11.00 Michael Peprník, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic The Gesture of Retrospective Imaginative Recreation of the (Hi)Story of the Place in James Fenimore Cooper's The Pioneers 11.30 Claire Omhovère, University Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3 The Memory of Landscape: Canadian Explorations on Site 12.00 Lunch break Cultural constructs of identity, past and present, Chair : Claire Omhovère 14.00 Adeline Vasquez-Parra, Université libre de Bruxelles Writing History, Re-presenting Trauma: historical representations of the Great-Upheaval (1755) and the contemporary Acadian identity discourse 14.30 Anne-Florence Quaireau, University of Paris IV-Sorbonne Dis-location, re-membering, and re-forming in Anna Jameson's Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada (1838) 15.00 Sheila Collingwood-Whittick, Stendhal University, Grenoble 3 Disremembering the colonial past, appropriating Indigenous attachments to place: 'settler' Australia's search for identity 15.30 Break 16.00 Gilles Teulié, University of Provence Collective Memory & National Identity in South Africa: Re- Membering the Zulu Military Past. 16.30 Christine Vandamme, Stendhal University, Grenoble 3 The Empire Harks Back: Memorial and Cultural Dis-Placement as Ethical Gesture in The Conversations at Curlow Creek 20.00 Dinner at the Chasse Spleen Saturday
  • 15 October 2011
Reconfiguring place : hybridity, in-betweenness, cosmopolitanism Chair : Catherine Delmas 9.00 Lilian Cameron, University of Melbourne, Australia Remembering post-migration and post-colonial places: changing conceptions of home and belonging in recent writing. 9.30 Birgit Neumann, University of Passau The Sea is History: Transcultural Remembrance of the Black Atlantic 10.00 Emily Johansen, Texas A&M University 'Muscular' Multiculturalism, Cosmopolitan Memory and Shared Space in Andrea Levy's Small Island' 10.30 Break 11.00 Biljana Djoric-Francuski, University of Belgrade The Westernized East Meets the Easternized West in Three Continents 11.30 Suhasini Vincent, University of Paris 2 (Panthéon - Assas) Intertwining hi(stories) and East/West Displacement in Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss 12.00 End of the conference