PANELS AND PRESENTERS

 

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PROGRAM

9:00 am-9:30 Coffee and Breakfast, Rm. 4202

9:30 am – 9:45 am Introduction, Dr. Francesca Canadé Sautman (Graduate Center, CUNY)

9:45 am – 11:15 am Panel 1 | Otherness/Altérités

Chair: Mariana Goycoechea (Graduate Center, CUNY)

Vanessa Cimon-Lambert (University of Toronto): “Bodies Under Attack: Metaphors and the Deteriorating Self in Hervé Guibert’s À l’ami qui ne m’a pas sauvé la vie

Michelle Levit (University of British Columbia): “Les réappropriation et redéfinition effectuées par les femmes dans Les Aubes écarlates et Histoire de la femme cannibale

Marcel Tchatchou (Indiana UniversityBloomington): “Medium littéraire et manufacture du réel : la figure imaginaire du musulman dans La Chanson de Roland

Daniel J Sander (NYU): “Neo Boys”

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Panel 2 |  Inventions of Knowledge/Créations de la connaissance

Chair: Angélique Aristondo (Graduate Center, CUNY)

Carmen Azzalini (University of Toronto) “Du réel réflexif au réel assertorique : une lecture double du Pot-Bouille d’ Émile Zola”

Régis-Pierre Fieu (Université du Québec à Montréal): “Imaginer la possible chute de la France : le cas de Guérilla de Laurent Obertone et Soumission de Michel Houellebecq”

Adrienne Jacaruso (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor): “Objets trouvés: The Loss and Preservation of Knowledge in Raymond Queneau’s Les enfants du Limon

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Break, Rm. 4202

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Panel 3 | Imagining Spaces/Penser l’espace

Chair: Marguerite Van Cook (Graduate Center, CUNY)

Fadil Moslemani (University of Chicago): “L’Italie de Madame de Staël comme terrain de fabrication d’un nouveau paradigme littéraire: une analyse de la réception de Corinne par le monde culturel italien”

Nawel Chtourou Kallel (ESSTED University of Tunis): “Le corps du livre, le hors-lieu du corps”

Emma Watson (King’s College London): “Queer Utopia: The phallanstere, communal living and community architecture”

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Panel 4 | Breaking Reflections/Ruptures

Chair: Frédéric-Charles Baitinger (Graduate Center, CUNY)

Elisa Bernard (Université Lyon 3): “Didier-Georges Gabily : le briseur de palais des glaces”

Zoë Slutzky (CUNY, The Graduate Center): “The Appearance of Disappearance: Travel as a Metaphor for Self-Erasure in The Passenger and La Moustache

Emily Watlington (MIT): “Love, by the Book: on Clichés and Affect in Sophie Calle’s Double Game

Cristina Politano (University of California, Los Angeles): “Truth, Illusion, and the Miraculous: A Critic Reassessment of the Episode of the Dragon in Wace’s Vie de sainte Marguerite

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Keynote Address by Professor Kyoo Lee, “Know Yourselfie: A Meditation on ImMEDIAtion”

Kyoo Lee, a resident philosopher at CUNY, author of Writing Entanglish (2015, Belladonna* Chapbook) and Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad (2012, Fordham UP), who also has co-edited journal issues on “Safe” (2011, Women’s Studies Quarterly) and “Xenophobia & Racism” (2014, Critical Philosophy of Race), is a theorist and writer who works widely in the intersecting fields of the Arts & the Humanities. Occasionally, she summer-teaches at Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.

6:30 – 8:00 pm Reception, Rm. 4202

Cosponsored by the Henri Peyre French Institute, the Doctoral Student Council, the PhD Program in French at the Graduate Center, CUNY

 

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