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Publié le mardi 21 mai 2013 par Elsa Zotian

Résumé

This is the first conference in the UK to bring colleagues from across the globe to discuss francophone memory cultures and has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the Society for French Studies, the Institut français, SMLC and our own French subject area. Registration is open at the following site: http://store.leeds.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=480&modid=1&compid=1

Annonce

Presentation

As director of the Leeds Centre for French and Francophone Cultural Studies, I am delighted to announce the programme of our International Conference entitled War, Memory, Amnesia: Francophone Perspective on postwar Lebanon taking place 6-7 June at Hinsley Hall, Leeds, GB.This is the first conference in the UK to bring colleagues from across the globe to discuss francophone memory cultures and has been generously funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the Society for French Studies, the Institut français, SMLC and our own French subject area. Registration (see day rates) is open at the following site: http://store.leeds.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=480&modid=1&compid=1.

As part of the conference there is going to be a free screening of Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige's film Je veux voir which stars Catherine Deneuve and Rabih Mrouré at the Hyde Park Picture House on the Thursday afternoon. Max Silverman will be presenting and there's a planned Q&A with one of the directors. Do come along if you can.

Registration fees

  • Full residential (incl. Conference Dinner): £200
  • PG* residential (incl. Conference Dinner): £150
  • Full non-residential: £70
  • PG* non-residential: £50
  • Day rates: £30/£20

Programme

6 June 2013: Hinsley Hall

9h00 : Introduction – Claire Launchbury (Leeds) and Nayla Tamraz (Université Saint-Joseph)

9h15 : PHOTO-TEXTS

(Chair : Stuart Green)

  • Isabelle de le Court (ALBA) : Wounded Places : Architecture and Landscape in the Photographic Work of Paola Yacoub.
  • Leslie Hakim-Dowek (Portsmouth) : The City that Exploded Slowly : Photo- text Series Mapping a Personal Archaeology in War-Torn Beirut.
  • Andy Stafford (Leeds): Raymond Depardon, Denis Roche and That Photograph of Beirut in 1978; or: Iconicity in Text and Image.

11h15: Coffee

11h30: Keynote: Nayla Tamraz (USJ): Le roman contemporain libanais et l’histoire.

Chair : Jim House

12h30 : Lunch

Hyde Park Picture House (in assocation with Leeds Centre for World Cinemas).

14h00 : CINEMA

(chair : Diana Holmes).

  • Claire Launchbury (Leeds) : Staging Khiam : Documentary, Theatre and Archive in postwar Lebanon.
  • Thomas Richard (Sciences Po) : Mémoires et représentations filmiques de la guerre au Liban.

15h00 : Coffee

15h15 : SCREENING

Je veux voir (Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, 2008) presented by Max Silverman (Leeds) followed by Q and A with director(s) Joana Hadjithomas and/or Khalil Joreige.

18h30 : Wine Reception offered by Maney Publishing.

19h30 : Conference Dinner

7 June 2013: Hinsley Hall

10h00 : MEMORY

(chair : Claire Launchbury)

  • Marilyn Matar (Maryland) : Mise en scène de la mémoire : le procès pour crimes de guerre dans Incendies (1999) de Wajdi Mouawad’.
  • Aude Campmas (Southampton) : l'espace de la mémoire chez Mouawad
  • Claudia Polledri (Montréal) : Photographier la ville, construire la mémoire.

11h15 : Coffee

11h30 : NARRATIVE

(chair : Margaret Atack)

  • Felix Lang (Marburg) : A view from the shelter: the archival turn in the works of second generation post-war novelists in Lebanon.
  • Elizabeth Marcus (Columbia/ENS) : A War of Words: Etel Adnan, politics and the violence of language.

12h30: Lunch

13h30: NEW VISUAL CULTURES

(chair: Andy Stafford)

  • Myriem El Maïzi (Newcastle) : Bande Dessinée, Autobiography and the Lebanese Civil War.
  • Judith Naeff (Amsterdam) : Beirut and the Mirror.
  • Johnny El Alam (Carleton University) : Post-traumatic representations from Lebanese War Generation Artists.

15h00: Coffee

15h15 : KEYNOTE SESSION

(chair : Claire Lozier)

  • Albert Dichy (IMEC) : Genet et le « Voyage en Orient »
  • Clare Finburgh (Essex) : Stagings of ‘Quatre heures à Chatila’.
  • Mme Leila Shahid (Palestinan Ambassador to the European Union) : Genet à Chatila.

17h00 : Closing Remarks and discussion (CL and NT).

End of Conference

Lieux

  • Hinsley Hall - 62 Headingley Lane
    Leeds, Grande-Bretagne (LS6 2BX)

Dates

  • jeudi 06 juin 2013
  • vendredi 07 juin 2013

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • Liban, francophonie, guerre, mémoire

Contacts

  • Claire Launchbury
    courriel : C [dot] L [dot] Launchbury [at] leeds [dot] ac [dot] uk

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Claire Launchbury
    courriel : C [dot] L [dot] Launchbury [at] leeds [dot] ac [dot] uk

Pour citer cette annonce

« War, Memory Amnesia: Francophone Perspectives on postwar Lebanon », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le mardi 21 mai 2013, http://calenda.org/248677