ASMCF North West, Postgraduate workshop, Wednesday 11 June 2014

ASMCF North West

Postgraduate workshop 2014

University of Liverpool

Rendall Building (Building 432 on the campus map)

Lecture Theatre 4

Wednesday 11 June 2014


All welcome, but spaces are limited and advance registration is required by Wednesday 4 June. Please contact Will Amos ( to register, or for further details.



From 10.00: registration

10.30-11.00: coffee and welcome

 11.00-12.00: panel 1—landscapes, cityscapes, stages (chair: Charles Forsdick [University of Liverpool])

Will Amos (University of Liverpool)

‘Global languages in local spaces: Rethinking multilingualism in the Linguistic Landscape of Toulouse’

Florence Bögelein (University of Liverpool)

‘Recyclages apocalyptiques: vers un héroïsme de la conscience dans Dogville de Lars von Trier’

12.00-12.30: ASMCF NW AGM

12.30-1.30: lunch

1.30-3.00: panel 2—colonial histories, transnational formations (chair: Kate Marsh [University of Liverpool])

Daniel Feather (Liverpool John Moores University)

‘France, The United States and the Gabonese Coup d’état: A realignment of Fashoda Syndrome’

Roel van der Velde (University of Portsmouth)

‘Marketing Helicopters to Pretoria: Researching parallel French and South African military and industrial development, 1955-1977’

Alessio Loreti (Université Paris-Est)

‘Séparations identitaires et lingua franca dans l’écriture francophone des Italiens de Tunisie, de Mario Scalesi (1892-1922) à Adrien Salmieri (1929)’

3.00-3.30: Coffee

3.30-4.30: panel 3—postcolonial, post-9/11 (chair: Jonathan Lewis [University of Liverpool])

Hugh Hiscock (University of Liverpool)

‘The Persistence of the Peripheral’: Postcolonial relations and narratives of alienation in the banlieue.’

Rebecca Johnson (University of Manchester)

‘The Clash of Articulations: Aesthetic shock, intersectional narratives and Islam in post-9/11 Britain and France’


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