ASMCF North West Postgraduate Workshop: “Divisions”, Wednesday 10th June 2015

ASMCF North West Postgraduate Workshop: “Divisions”

University of Liverpool

Wednesday 10th June 2015

The fifth annual ASMCF North West PG workshop will be held this year at the University of Liverpool. The programme is available below, and includes presentations from PG research students working in the North West and beyond, and a keynote entitled Barthes-Charlie-Voltaire, given by Dr Andy Stafford of the University of Leeds.

Registration for this event is free, and includes refreshments and lunch. All are welcome to attend, but places are limited and advance registration is essential. Please contact Will Amos (h.w.g.amos@liv.ac.uk) and Hugh Hiscock (lc0u9067@liverpool.ac.uk) by Wednesday 3rd June to register.

11:00

Coffee and welcome

11:30                        

Mason Norton: History in France Today – Discipline ou Divertissement?

12:00

Hugh Hiscock: « L’Algérie, c’était notre paradis à nous » – Place, Locality and Contested Sites of Memory in Contemporary France

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Will Amos: The Battle for Naming Rights – Occitan, Corsican, and French on the Street Signs of Southern France

14:00                        

Sophie Handler: The Cultural Otherworldliness of Proust’s ‘Magic Lantern’ – Orientalism and Difference

14:30                       

Coffee

14:45                        

Beatrice Ivey: ‘Je suis Charlie’ and the Performative Politics of Mourning

15:15

Andy Stafford: Barthes-Charlie-Voltaire

16:00

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