Atelier 5: Société d’Études Anglaises Contemporaines (SEAC) / La nouvelle de langue anglaise (The Journal of the Short Story in English)

Convenors: Catherine Bernard, Université Paris Diderot, Gerald Preher, Université Catholique de Lille, FLSH

Jeudi 1er juin:

16h00 — 18h30 (Re)constructing History I

 Présidence: Gerald Preher, Université Catholique de Lille, FLSH

16h00: Suzanne Bray, Université Catholique de Lille, FLSH:

“The Historical Short Story: A Means of Reconstructing the Events which Shaped the Past”

16h30: Claire Hélie, Université de Lille 3:

“Postmodern (Re)constructions of the Middle Ages in Contemporary Poetry: Neomedievalism in Simon Armitage, Jacob Polley and Steve Ely”

17h00 — 17h15: pause

17h15: Armelle Parey, Université de Caen:

“(Re)Construction and the Art of Recording Li(v)es in A. S. Byatt’s fiction”

18h00: Isabelle Roblin, Université du Littoral — Côte d’Opale:

“A Cultural Reconstruction: From Comedy to Parody, Alfred, Lord Tennyson reimagined in A.S. Byatt’s ‘The Conjugial Angel’ (1992) and Lynne Truss’ Tennyson’s Gift (1996)”


Vendredi 2 juin:

09h00 — 11h00 (Re)constructing History II

Présidence: Catherine Bernard, Université Paris Diderot

09h00 — 09h30: Christine Reynier, Univesité Paul Valéry — Montpellier 3:

“Reconstruction(s) in Joseph Conrad’s The Rover”

09h30: Clémence Folléa, Université Paris Diderot:

“Reconstructing the Author: Spectres of Dickens, in Dr Who (2005) and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (2015)”

10h00: Charlotte Wadoux, University of Ken, Canterbury/ Université Sorbonne Nouvelle — Paris 3:

“Dickensian London Slums: Now and Then”

10h30: Deborah Bridle, Université Nice – Sophia Antipolis :

“The Geography of Horror: Lovecraft’s (re)construction of New England”


Samedi 3 juin:

09h00 — 10h30 (Re)constructing / (re)configuring textual memory

09h30: Alexandre Privat, Université Paul Valéry — Montpellier 3:

“Reconstructing the Fiction of The First World War”

10h00: Helen E. Mundler, Université Paris-Est Créteil:

“Reconstructions and Reconfigurations in Julian Barnes’ ‘The Survivor’”

11h00 — 12h30 (Re)constructing the Other

11h00: Floriane Reviron-Piegay, Université Jean Monnet — Saint Etienne:

“Smile Please by Jean Rhys : (Re) constructing Identity through Autobiography”

11h30: Bhawana Jain, Université Paris 1 — Panthéon Sorbonne:

“Rethinking the Figure of the Refugee in Caryl Phillips’s novel A Distant Shore”

12h00: François Gallix, Université Paris Sorbonne — Paris 4:

“Alan Sillitoe. The Loneliness of a Censored screenwriter: ‘I’m me and whatever people think I am or say I am, that’s what I am not, because they don’t know a bloody thing about me!’ (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning).”