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Littérature-monde: Now?



Alliance française de Cork and University College Cork


International Workshop

Littérature-monde: Now?


University College Cork

October 14 and 15 2011


Friday October 14 6.30

Salim Bachi (Directeur, Alliance Française, Cork)

Welcome and opening remarks


Public Lecture

Jean Rouaud (Writer, Prix Goncourt)

‘Literature and The World’

Saturday October 15

9. 30 – 11.00 littérature-monde and identities

 Dominic Thomas (UCLA)

‘LIBRARIES: Littérature-monde and French National Identity’

 Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool)

‘Between littérature voyageuse and identité-monde: locating world-literature in French’

 Roger Célestin (University of Connecticut):

Littérature-monde: Of Big Concepts and Little Concepts’

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 13.00 Perspectives from beyond the francosphère:

 Laura Rascaroli (Department of Italian/Film Studies, UCC)

‘The limits of control: language, subtitling and the post-national film’

 Gert Hoffman (Department of German, UCC)

‘German literature: broken nationality and idealist universality’

 Martín Veiga (Department of Hispanic Studies, UCC)

‘Hispanic worlds – Hispanic literatures’

14.30 – 16.00 Débat (en français) et Table Ronde (en français and in English)

littérature-monde : Nouvelle dénomination ou réalité nouvelle 

 Chair Hadrien Laroche (Ambassade de France)

Jean Rouaud (Writer, Prix Goncourt, co-author manifeste pour une littérature-monde) and Anouar Benmalek (Writer, journalist)



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