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Travelling bodies

Circulations du corps dans la littérature anglophone

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Published on Friday, May 10, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer le programme du colloque Body in Motion, Travelling Bodies : Circulations du corps dans la littérature anglophone, organisé avec le soutien de TransCrit (EA 1569). L'événement se tiendra les 24 et 25 mai 2019 sur deux sites, à l'université Paris 8 et au Musée d'art et d'histoire Paul Eluard, à Saint Denis. 

Announcement

Programme

Friday, May 24

Musée d’art et d’histoire de Saint Denis, Pavillon Louis XV

22 bis rue Gabriel Péri, 93200 Saint-Denis 

Metro station: Porte de Paris (line 13)

10h-10h15 Registration

Panel 1: The Female Traveller and Gender Identity in 19th-century Literature

Chair: Fabien Desset (Université de Limoges)

  • 10h15-10h35: Sun Jai Kim (Michigan State University) - Taking on Timetables: Lucy’s Criminal Moves in Lady Audley’s Secret
  • 10h35-10h55: Nolwenn Corriou (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) - The Walking Dead: Travelling Bodies in Archaeological Fiction
  • 10h55-11h15: Anne Florence Quaireau (Sorbonne Université) - Inscribing Invisible Bodies: Nineteenth-Century Women Travellers
  • 11h15-11h30: Discussion

11h30-11h45 Coffee break

Panel 2: The Disabled/Ailing Travelling Body

Chair: Andrée-Anne Kekeh (Université Paris 8 - Saint Denis)

  • 11h45-12h05: Guillaume Didier (Sorbonne Université) - Representing the Sick Male Body in David Livingstone’s Final Manuscripts (1865-1873)
  • 12h05-12h25: Fabien Desset (Université de Limoges) - The Shelley’s Bodies in their Travel Literature: Death and the Eye
  • 12h25-12h45: Maureen Fielding  (Penn State Brandywine) “[T]raveler/without a country: Wandering Bodies in Patricia Jabbeh Wesley’s When the Wanderers Come Home
  • 12h45-13h05: Paweł Wojtas (University of Warsaw) - Natural Failures: Ecodisability and the Modalities of Disablement in J. M Coetzee’s Life & Times of Michael K
  • 13h05- 13h20: Discussion

13h30-14h15 Lunch

Panel 3: Race, Identity and Violence

Chair: Maureen Fielding (Penn State Brandywine)

  • 14h15-14h35: Rachel Kyne (University of Chicago) - Immobility and immobilier in the Segregated City: Gwendolyn Brooks’ Chicago poems
  • 14h35-14h55: Solveig Dunkel (Université de Picardie Jules Verne) - “Doomed with Motion”: Transient Bodies in William Faulkner’s Light in August
  • 14h55-15h15: Effie Yiannopoulou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) - (Un)framing Englishness in Olivia Manning’s The Balkan Trilogy
  • 15h15-15h30: Discussion

15h30-15h45 Coffee break

Panel 4: Reinventing Spaces and the Self through Motion

Chair: Bhawana Jain (Université Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne)

  • 15h45-16h05: Cédric Courtois  (Université Paris  1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)  - A Woman on the Move: Finding One’s Lost Voice in the Transnational Space in Unbridled by Jude Dibia
  • 16h05-16h25: Tanja Kapp (University of Freiburg) - Feet, Street and Concrete: Expressing Corporeality through Psychogeographical City Walks in Oliver East’s Trains Are … Mint Comics
  • 16h25-16h45: Horatiu Burcea (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) - Motion, Interaction and Control in Anglophone Adventure Games
  • 16h45-17h: Discussion

Saturday, May 25

Université Paris 8 - Saint Denis, Bâtiment B, Salle B106, 2 rue de la liberté

93500 Saint-Denis

Metro station: Saint-Denis Université ( line 13) 

Panel 5: Body in Parts/ Body as Whole

Chair: Jaine Chemmachery (Université Paris Dauphine - PSL)

  • 10h-10h20: Eugénie Péron-Douté (Université de Limoges) - Raymond Federman, un écrivain de la partition. Étude de l’œuvre Mon corps en neuf parties
  • 10h20-10h40: Andrée-Anne Kekeh (Université Paris 8 - Vincennes Saint Denis) - L'élastique ou le fragment: histoires de corps chez John Agard et Jamaica Kincaid
  • 10h40-10h50: Discussion

10h50-11h10 Coffee break

Panel 6: Travelling Bodies and Genres

Chair: Kerry Jane Wallart (Sorbonne Universités)

  • 11h10-11h30: Neela Cathelain (Tufts University) - Shame, Mobility and the Novel Form in Mohsin Hamid and Jhumpa Lahiri
  • 11h30-11h50: Claire Gallien (Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3) – Walking/Writing with the Refugees
  • 11h50-12h15: Discussion and concluding remarks

Inscriptions

L'entrée est libre mais il serait prudent de nous envoyer un courriel (jaine.chemmachery@dauphine.psl.eubhawana.jain@univ-paris1.fr) si vous souhaitez assister au colloque afin que nous puissions établir une liste des participants destinée à l'accueil du musée.

Places

  • Bâtiment B, Salle B106 - 2 rue de la liberté
    Saint Denis, France (93200)

Date(s)

  • Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Saturday, May 25, 2019

Keywords

  • corps, mouvement, circulation, études littéraires, études anglophones, mobility studies, body studies

Contact(s)

  • Jaine Chemmachery
    courriel : jaine [dot] chemmachery [at] dauphine [dot] psl [dot] eu

Information source

  • Jaine Chemmachery
    courriel : jaine [dot] chemmachery [at] dauphine [dot] psl [dot] eu

To cite this announcement

« Travelling bodies », Colloquium, Calenda, Published on Friday, May 10, 2019, https://calenda.org/625511

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