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 Thème : ‘MAKING KIN’: HOS(TI)PITALITIES AND (TRANS)MIGRATIONS ACROSS SPECIES, TECHNOLOGIES, CULTURES, GENRES

 

The HOMES (HOsts Migrations Exchanging Stories) Project ILCEA4 & LISCA Université Grenoble Alpes, France Invites you to a Two-Day (staggered) International Conference.

ILCEA4 Website: https://ilcea4.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/actualites/making-kin-hostipitalities-and-transmigrations-across-species-technologies-cultures-genres

vendredi 15 octobre 2021:  Journée d'étude 1/2 

Session 1: Textures of Migration: The Curious Case of Robinson Crusoe

3pm-5pm

https://univ-grenoble-alpes-fr.zoom.us/j/94365479996?pwd=TDlEZWx0dzFyMkUxUFMzS1JrYUhuZz09

 

ID de réunion : 943 6547 9996

Code secret : 483398

vendredi 29 octobre 2021: Journée d'étude 2/2 

Session 2:  The Poetics of the Other: Hospitality and Hostility in Contemporary Migrant Literature

10am-6pm

https://univ-grenoble-alpes-fr.zoom.us/j/91502047143?pwd=K2lJSWZ1N2luc3N6ZWxKbUlzUmxBQT09

ID de réunion : 915 0204 7143

Code secret : 787811

Day 1: 15 Oct 2021 (from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm), Grande Salle des Colloques (Stendhal G, 4th floor)

 

Session 1: Textures of Migration: The Curious Case of Robinson Crusoe

Chair: Prof. Marie Mianowski, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

 

• 3.00 pm - Prof. Isabel Karremann, Universität Zürich, Switzerland: “At home in the world? Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe between island territory and global terrain”

• 4.00 pm - Prof. Saugata Bhaduri, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India: “Polycolonial Connections: Robinson Crusoe in India”

Day 2: 29 Oct 2021 (from 10.00 am to 5.15 pm), Salle J. Cartier, Maison des Langues et Cultures

 

Session 2: The Poetics of the Other: Hospitality and Hostility in Contemporary Migrant Literature

Chair: Maëlle Jeanniard du Dot, PhD candidate, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

 

• 10.00 am - Prof. Marie Mianowski, Université Grenoble Alpes, France: Introduction to the HOMES project followed by a portrait of hosts in contemporary Irish fiction

 

• 10.45 am - Prof. Vanessa Guignery, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France: "A Precarious Balance: Breaking and Connecting in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and Helon Habila’s Travelers"

 

• 11.30 am - Jessica Small, UK (PhD candidate, Université Grenoble Alpes, France): “Contemporary refugee literature as the embodiment of border crossing”

 

[12.15 pm - 2.00 pm: LUNCH BREAK]

Session 3: ‘When Species Meet’2 : Of Human-Animal and Human-Machine Hospitalities

Chair: Prof. Saugata Bhaduri, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

 

• 2.00 pm - Prof. Claire Joubert, Université Paris 8, France: “Global to digital: work in progress on the epistemologies of digital humanism”

 

• 2.45 pm - Prof. Zeno Ackermann, Julius Maximillians Universität Würzburg, Germany: “Articulation and Sustainability: The ‘Languaging’ of Connectedness”

 

[3.30 pm – 3.45 pm: SHORT BREAK]

 

• 3.45 pm - Prof. Jonathan Pollock, Université Perpignan Via Domitia, France: “Animism and Transmigration in Shakespeare’s The Tempest”

 

• 4.30 pm - Prof. Laura Reeck, Allegheny College, PA, USA: “Interspecies relations in Arrival (Denis Villeneuve), and reflections on translation and hospitality upon arrival”