Conference: Bilingual Life Writing by Contemporary Women Writers

Última actualización: 13 Oct 2018

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing
Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London,
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Friday 30 November 2018
Room G37, Senate House, 11:00-18:00

11:00   Registration and welcome
11:10  Panel 1 – Chair: Shirley Jordan (Newcastle/CCWW)
Antonia Wimbush (Birmingham): “Gisèle Pineau: A Transnational, Translingual Writer?”
Christopher Hogarth (South Australia): “‘Causer des migraines à Léopold Sédar Senghor?’ The use of African languages in Fatou Diome’s prose”
Natalie Edwards (Adelaide): “Bilingual Life Writing by Maryse Condé”

12:30   Lunch (own arrangements)

13:15  Panel 2 - Chair: Natalie Edwards (Adelaide)
Fiona Cox (Exeter): “Translation, Creativity and Grief in the work of Josephine Balmer”
Julia Waters (Reading): “Ananda Devi and Self-Translation”
Julie Rodgers (Maynooth): “Ying Chen and the linguistic ‘entre-deux’”

14:45   Tea and coffee

15:00   Panel 3 – Chair: Christopher Hogarth (South Australia)
Nicole Fayard (Leicester): “Translating Words into Action: The Suggestive Power of Language in Marie Nimier’s L’Hypnotisme à la portée de tous”
Sandra Daroczi (Bath): “Autobiographical projections in Julia Kristeva’s fiction”

16:00  Workshop on Lydie Salvayre

16:40  Concluding remarks and future research
           Antonia Wimbush (Birmingham) and Ashwiny Kistnareddy (Cambridge)

17:00   Wine Reception
This event is generously supported by the Cassal Endowment Fund

Registration fee £10 | Students/unwaged £5
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