Literature Graduate Seminar

12:30 pm-1:00 pm  WELCOME AND OPENING COMMENTS (room F315)

# Literature Workshop 1: Fiction
(room F315)
Respondents: Michel Feith (Université de Nantes), Monica Manolescu-Oancea (Université de Strasbourg) and Arnaud Schmitt (Université de Bordeaux)

1:00 pm-3:15 pm   To and From the Body

– Lucile Bentley (Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès): “The Body in Alice Munro’s Work”

– Juliana Nalerio (University of Valladolid, Spain): “The Banality of Violence: New Order Violence and the Rise of the Banal Aesthetic in Contemporary American Literature(s)”
– Tanguy Bérenger (Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines): « La voix dans l’œuvre fictionnelle de Philip Roth »

3:15 pm-3:30 pm   Coffee break (room F337)

3:30 pm-4:30 pm   Defining Identity and Becoming

– Anca Pirnoiu (University of Bucharest, Romania): “Romanian-American Literature of Exile: Identitarian Typologies and Affect Configurations” 
– James Whittle (University of Hull): “Becoming Adult in the Post-Postmodern Fiction of David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Franzen and A.M. Homes”
4:30 pm-5:00 pm Discussion

5:15 pm  Arnaud Roujou de Boubée/Séverine Peyrichou (Fulbright/French American Commission): Fellowships and support for researchers
(room E323)