Appel à communications Congrès de la SAES (université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne), 1er – 3 juin 2017

  Atelier n°5 Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines (SEAC) / The Journal of the Short Story in English. (Re)construction(s) in/of literature and the visual arts in the 20th and 21st centuries (GB/US) Conveners : Catherine Bernard, Université Paris Diderot Gérald Préher, Université Catholique de Lille Artistic and cultural productions are constructions in which design, intelligence, emotion, sensation converge to extend the possibilities of experience and help us make sense of that same experience. In the context of the 2017 SAES conference focusing on “(Re)construction(s),” the Société d’Études Anglaises Contemporaines and specialists of the short story in English are once again pooling their resources to engage with the modalities of literary and aesthetic (re)construction(s). The historical context of the city of Reims itself may encourage participants to reflect on the specific post-war aesthetics generated by the two World Wars that tore at Britain’s social and cultural fabric. Emphasis has been placed on the disruptive...

Bourses doctorants

La SEAC offrira en 2017 des bourses d’aide aux doctorants travaillant dans le domaine de la littérature et des arts britanniques des XX et XXIe siècles et devant effectuer une mission de recherche en France ou à l’étranger. Cette aide pourra avantageusement compléter celles fournies par les centres de recherche et Ecoles doctorales auxquels les doctorants sont rattachés. La SEAC participera ainsi à la promotion de la recherche dans le domaine britannique et aidera les doctorants à se placer à la pointe de la recherche au niveau national et international. Les modalités et dates de candidature seront précisées début janvier.   La Commission d’appui à la recherche  de la SEAC
EBC 50

EBC 50

Études britanniques contemporaines. N°50 « L’engagement / Commitment » – N° anniversaire Table of contents Anniversary Section — Jean-Michel Ganteau: “What’s in a Number?” — Catherine Lanone: “Ebc, the SEAC, or, New Directions in English Studies” — Derek Attridge: “Tom McCarthy’s Fiction: A Reading Diary” — Laura Marcus: “Film and Modernist Literature”...
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EBC at revues.org

EBC at revues.org

  Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines is a bi-yearly journal which publishes both the proceedings of SEAC conferences and papers focusing on writers and themes of contemporary British literature and all aspects of contemporary British culture. The journal welcomes a variety of critical approaches and will also include book reviews, abstracts of recent theses and news concerning...
Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism. Continuities, Revisions, Speculations

Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism. Continuities, Revisions, Speculations

Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism. Continuities, Revisions, Speculations Edited by Bénédicte Coste, Catherine Delyfer, Christine Reynier © 2017 – Routledge has just been published https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138640771   Charting the period that extends from the 1860s to the 1940s, this volume offers fresh perspectives on Aestheticism and Modernism. By acknowledging that both movements had a passion for the...

SEAC 2016 conference: Bare lives

Bare lives: Dispossession and Exposure in 20th and 21st Centuries British Literature and Visual Arts The 2016 SEAC Conference – Convened by EMMA University Paul‐Valéry Montpellier Site St Charles – October 21st & 22nd, 2016 Friday 21 October 9. 00: Welcome Opening of the conference 9. 30: Caroline Pollentier (University Paris 3‐Sorbonne Nouvelle) Touching Untouchability: Haptic...

CFP: Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River: “the many-tongued chorus”

Call for Papers Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River: “the many-tongued chorus” Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon 6-7 October 2016 Deadline for proposals: 30 June 2016 Website:http://conferences.vanessaguignery.com This international conference seeks to offer new perspectives on Caryl Phillips’s fifth novel Crossing the River, which has been included on the syllabus for the Agrégation. Published in 1993...

Congrès de la SAES. Lyon, 2-4 juin 2016. Atelier SEAC/Nouvelle

Résumés : Atelier n°5 : Société d’Études Anglaises Contemporaines (SEAC) / La nouvelle de langue anglaise (Journal of the Short Story in English) Congrès de la SAES. Lyon, 2-4 juin 2016. Responsables : Catherine BERNARD, Université Paris Diderot — Paris 7, présidente de la SEAC Michelle Ryan-Sautour, Université d’Angers, directrice de la publication de The...
Ethics of Alterity, Confrontation and Responsibility in 19th- to 21st-Century British Arts

Ethics of Alterity, Confrontation and Responsibility in 19th- to 21st-Century British Arts

Ethics of Alterity, Confrontation and Responsibility in 19th- to 21st-Century British Arts Jean-Michel Ganteau, Christine Reynier Collection « Present Perfect » Various art forms inscribe, program or perform the preference of relationship. In so doing, they put otherness high on their aesthetic agenda by caring about the cultural other, the other of gender, race, class or history....
EBC 49 - State of Britain

EBC 49 – State of Britain

 State of Britain Colloque de la SÉAC, Université Paris-Diderot, octobre 2014 Sous la direction de  Catherine Bernard The articles collected in this volume developed from oral presentations originally delivered during the SEAC conference hosted the University Denis-Diderot, Paris and convened by Catherine Bernard in October 2014. The conference was rounded off by a round table on contemporary...

Call for Papers: Modernity & the European Mind: Writing the Past, Constructing Identities, University of Portsmouth / Thursday, 16th June & Friday, 17th June 2016

Call for Papers: Modernity & the European Mind: Writing the Past, Constructing Identities. A two-day international symposium hosted by the Centre for Studies in Literature at the University of Portsmouth. Thursday, 16th June & Friday, 17th June 2016   In 1953, L.P. Hartley famously opened his novel The Go Between with the line « The past...

Call for papers Annual Conference – University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 / 21-22 October 2016

Keynote speaker: Stephen Ross (University of Victoria, BC, Canada) In the wake of the 2014 autumn conference of the SEAC (“State of Britain”) and building up on the findings of the 2015 LOL conference and particularly its developments on satire, we aim to extend our reflections on British modernist and contemporary literature and arts, addressing...
E.M. Forster’s legacy: “Only connect” over a century of British arts

E.M. Forster’s legacy: “Only connect” over a century of British arts

                      E.M. Forster’s legacy: “Only connect” over a century of British arts     University Toulouse Jean Jaurès (France) Research team CAS (EA 801) Convened by Pr Laurent MELLET and Dr Elsa CAVALIÉ 10 and 11 December 2015 Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès Campus du Mirail Pavillon de la Recherche 5 allées Antonio Machado...

CFP: VIRGINIA WOOLF AND IMAGES: BECOMING PHOTOGRAPHIC

Call for Papers VIRGINIA WOOLF AND IMAGES: BECOMING PHOTOGRAPHIC SEW International Conference, 30 juin-1er juillet 2016, Université de Toulouse 2 Organisation: Scientific Committe: Confirmed Guest Speaker: Deadline for submission: Contact: Adèle CASSIGNEUL (Bordeaux 2 University/CAS EA 801) with Christine REYNIER (Montpellier 3 University) Frédérique AMSELLE (Valenciennes University) Laurent MELLET (Toulouse 2 University) Claire PÉGON (Paris...

Annual Conference of the Société d’Études Anglaises Contemporaines (SEAC)

ENS de Lyon, 15-16 October 2015 LOL! Comedy, Humour and Satire in the Literature and Visual Arts of the 20th and 21st Centuries in Britain with JONATHAN COE Websites: http://lol.ens-lyon.fr/ http://ensconferences.vanessaguignery.com Thursday 15th October 2015 08.45: Registration 09.00: Welcome address by Catherine BERNARD, President of the SÉAC Morning Session Chair: Catherine BERNARD (University Paris — Diderot)...

EBC: first issues

The first 15 issues of Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines may still be found online here.