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Life and Literature / La vie en lettres

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Friday, January 25, 2019 (All day)
Maison Française d'Oxford

Life and Literature / La vie en lettres

Friday 25 January 2019

Maison Française d'Oxford

The Frib-Ox Study Day 2019.

Contacts: kate.tunstall@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk, simon.park@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk, emma.claussen@new.ox.ac.uk.

Written papers will be circulated to all participants on 11 January.

 

9.15.

Welcome and Introduction.

9.45-11.15.

Session 1: Life, Death, and Afterlife.

Chair: Emma Claussen.

Nupur Patel, ‘An Imagined Life and an Afterlife in Selected Works of Catherine des Roches’.

Arnaud Wydler, ' L'influence des vies de saints dans la Correspondance de Sévigné'

Respondents: Alain Viala + Antoine Vuillemier.

11.30-1.00.

Session 2: Paper Lives.

Chair: Nina Mueggler

Pauline Quarroz, ‘Du mutisme au discours exemplaire: la vie en mots dans le Beuve de Commarchis’.

Nathalie Oddy, ‘Encore mieux en papier qu’en la chair vifve: l’écriture consubstantielle and Montaigne’s real life of the embodied mind’.

Respondents: Olivia Tolley + Claude Bourqui.

Lunch for participants

2.15-3.45.

Session 3. Lives Liveable and Writeable.

Chair: Simon Park

Philippe Panizzon, ‘Sufism, the Transsexual and the Notion of ‘Liveable Life’ in Abdellah Taïa’s Work’.

Yvonne Saaybi, ‘Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam, une hagiographie entre réécriture et reconstruction’.

Respondents: Rachel Skokowski and Marion Uhlig.

4.00-5.30: Session 4. Lives of Their Own.

Chair: Sophie Jaussi

Matthieu Corpataux, ‘legs en la disparition’: les Vies du Coup de Dés de Mallarmé’.

Madeleine Chalmers, ‘Speculate to Fabricate: Anarchist Dreams for Living Machines’.

Respondents: Gemma Tidman + Jean Rime.

5.30 General Discussion

Chair: Kate Tunstall

The Frib-Ox Graduate Study Days are supported

by

the Université de Fribourg,

the Oxford Modern Languages Faculty,

the Maison Française d’Oxford,

and now in 2019 by

the TORCH International Partnership Scheme.

 

Contact name: 
Kate Tunstall
Audience: 
Open to all