American Literature Graduate Seminar

# Poetry and adaptation (room F315)
Respondents: Jean-Paul Gabilliet (Université Bordeaux Montaigne) and Ronan Ludot Vlasak (Université Lille 3)

9:00-10:00  Passing down tradition

– Barbora Kučerová (Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic): “California, Irresponsible and Influential – Echo of the Beats in the Contemporary Cultural Context” 

– Jiří Měsíc (Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic): “The Importance of Tradition: Sensual and Spiritual Aspects of Love According to the Medieval Andalusian Muslim Poets and the Occitan Troubadours in Contrast with the Contemporary Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen”


10:00 am-10:15 am  Coffee break (room 337)


10:15 am-11:15 am  Reassessing and adapting

– Alexandra Kraeva (Université de Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse, France): “A Poet Against His Time: Gjertrud Schnackenberg’s View on Osip Mandelstam’s Fate” 

– Sophie Bonadé (Université d’Evry-val-d’Essonne): “The Evolution of Superheroines in DC Comics since the Early 2000s, and their Transmedia Adaptations” 


11:15 am-11:45 am  Discussion


12:00 pm-1:30 pm   Lunch