Doctoriales 2009 - Besançon

Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, 27 May 2009

Graduate Student Symposium in LITERATURE (click here for CIVILIZATION)

organizers : Hélène Aji (U. du Maine) & François Specq (U. de Lyon )

Respondents : Michèle Bonnet (Université de Besançon), Paule Lévy (Université de Versailles–Saint Quentin), Marie-Claude Perrin-Chenour (Université Paris 10–Nanterre).

  •  10:00, Dahia Messara, Univ. Haute-Alsace (Sämi Ludwig). Puritan Discourse and Indian Voice in Seventeenth-Century North American Captivity Narratives.
  •  10:30, Coffee break
  •  11:00, Caroline Marquette, Univ. Bordeaux 3 (Yves-Charles Grandjeat). The Writing of the Body in Joyce Carol Oates’s recent fiction.
  •  11:30, Tanya Tromble, Univ. Provence (Annick Duperray). Enigma in Joyce Carol Oates’s work.
  •  12:00, Marie Thévenon, Univ. Grenoble 3 (Claire Maniez). The metamorphoses of the ‘I’ in Paul Auster’s works” : Research on the theme of identity in the representation of the subject in Paul Auster’s novels.
  •  12:30, Discussion
  •  1pm, Lunch break
  •  2:30, Tereza Stejskalova, Charles Univ., Prague (Erik Roraback). Bartleby, the Scrivener and Contemporary Theory.
  •  3:00, Gwenola Le Bastard, Univ. Rennes 2 (Benoît Tadié). The problem of form in Eugene O’Neill’s drama. Drama as an unsatisfactory medium ?
  •  3:30, Coffee break
  •  4:00, Christophe Collard, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels (Johan Callens). Medium and Genre Crossings in the Work of David Mamet.
  •  4:30, Maria Andrei, Ruprecht Karl Univ., Heidelberg (Dietmar Schloss) The Literature of Trauma : Perspectives on 9/11.
  •  5:00, Discussion
  •  6:00, Arnaud Roujou de Boubée (Commission Franco-américaine) : Bourses et soutien à la recherche

    Doctoriales de l’AFEA en civilisation / Graduate Student Symposium in CIVILIZATION

    Organizers : François Brunet (Paris 7) et Naomi Wulf (Paris 3)

  •  9:15 Welcome - Each presentation will be followed by a short commentary by a respondent ; at the end of the workshop a general discussion will ensue.
  •  9:30-11:50 Worskhop 1 - Public policies and the role of government

    Respondents : Lotfi Bennour (Belfort - Montbéliard) and Marie Bolton
    (Clermont-Ferrand 2)

  •  Alexandre Rios-Bordes (EHESS) : "The emergence of the secret state in the U.S., 1911-1941"
  •  Eric Loizeau (Aix 1) : "The Wisconsin Department of Corrections
    and Prison Writings."
  •  10:20 Coffee break
  •  Florent Bonaventure (IEP Paris) : "Clarence Darrow"
  •  Sandrine Piorkowski (Aix 1) : "Eugenics and Public Health Policies
    in the U.S., 1870-1932"
  •  11:50-13:00 Workshop 2 - The family and its representations

    Respondent : Hélène Le Dantec (Paris 3), with François Brunet

  •   Isaline Bosquet (Orléans) : "Family Relationships in Southern White Family from 1830 to 1880 : Education, Gender Roles and Sibling Relationships"
  •  Anne Lesme (Aix 1) : "Representations of childhood in documentary
    photography in the U.S. from 1890 to 1940 : social and esthetic issues"
  •  1pm - Lunch break
  •  2:30-5:40 Workshop 3 - International relations and the Cold War

    Respondents : Annick Cizel (Paris 3) and Gildas Le Voguer (Rennes 2)
  •  Jorrit Van den Berk (Leiden) : "Close encounters with the caudillos. American diplomats meet political bosses in Central America, 1933-1952"
  •  Francisco Javier Rodriguez Jimenez (Salamanca) : " ’Weapons of mass
    conviction’ : the letters of Mr. Marshall" :
  •  3:30 coffee break
  •  4:00 Workshop 3 continued
  •  Frédéric Heurtebize (Paris 3i) : "La réaction de Washington face à l’eurocommunisme en France et en Italie : 1974-1981"
  •  Mboumba Nzamba (Paris 10) "U.S. Policies in Africa after
    decolonization, 1960-2004 : the example of USA/Gabon relations"
  •  5:00 General discussion of Worskhop 3
  •  5:40 Concluding remarks
  •  6:00 Arnaud Roujou de Boubée (Commission Franco-américaine / Fulbright
    Commission) :
    Bourses et soutien à la recherche / Fellowships and support for
    researchers