Leeds Centre for French and Francophone Cultural Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Leeds

Programme

9h00 : Introduction – Dr Claire Launchbury (Leeds) and Prof Nayla Tamraz (Université Saint-Joseph)
9h15 : PHOTO-TEXTS
 * Isabelle de le Court (ALBA) : Wounded Places : Architecture and Landscape in the Photographic Work of Paola Yacoub.
 * Leslie Hakim-Dowek (Portsmouth) : The City that Exploded Slowly : Photo-text Series Mapping a Personal Archaeology in War-Torn Beirut.
 * Andy Stafford (Leeds): Raymond Depardon, Denis Roche and That Photograph of Beirut in 1978; or: Iconicity in Text and Image.
11h15: Coffee
11h30: Keynote: Nayla Tamraz (USJ): Le roman contemporain libanais et l’histoire. (chair : Claire Launchbury).
 12h30 : Lunch
 Hyde Park Picture House (in assocation with Leeds Centre for World Cinemas).
 14h00 : CINEMA
 * Claire Launchbury (Leeds) : « L’exil et le retour »: The self as other in Pays rêvé (Jihane Chouab, 2011).
 * Thomas Richard (Sciences Po) : Mémoires et représentations filmiques de la guerre au Liban.
 15h00 : Coffee
15h15 : SCREENING Je veux voir (Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, 2008) presented by Max Silverman (Leeds) followed by Q and A with director Joana Hadjithomas or Khalil Joreige.
18h30 : Cocktail
19h30 : Conference Dinner.
 7 June 2013: Hinsley Hall
10h00 : MEMORY (chair : Claire Launchbury)
 * Marilyn Matar (Maryland) : Mise en scène de la mémoire : le procès pour crimes de guerre dans Incendies (1999) de Wajdi Mouawad’.
 * Aude Campmas (Southampton) : title (tbc).
 * Claudia Polledri (Montréal) : Photographier la ville, construire la mémoire.
11h15 : Coffee
11h30 : NARRATIVE
 * Fadi Kodhr (Paris 3-Sorbonne nouvelle) : Dépassement imaginaire et narratif de la guerre : vers une éducation de la paix.
 * Felix Lang (Marburg) : A view from the shelter: the archival turn in the works of second generation post-war novelists in Lebanon.
 * Elizabeth Marcus (Columbia/ENS) : A War of Words: Etel Adnan, politics and the violence of language.
13h00: Lunch
14h00: NEW VISUAL CULTURES
 * Myriem El Maïzi (Newcastle) : Bande Dessinée, Autobiography and the Lebanese Civil War.
 * Judith Naeff (Amsterdam) : Beirut and the Mirror.
 * Johnny El Alam (Carleton University) : Post-traumatic representations from Lebanese War Generation Artists.
 15h30: Coffee
 15h45 : KEYNOTE SESSION
 * Albert Dichy (IMEC) : Genet et le « Voyage en Orient »
 * Clare Finburgh (Essex) : Stagings of ‘Quatre heures à Chatila’.
 * Mme Leila Shahid (Palestinan Ambassador to the European Union) : Genet à Chatila.
 17h30 : Closing Remarks and discussion (CL and NT).
 18h00 End of Conference.
Dr Claire Launchbury
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in French
Director, Centre for French and Francophone Cultural Studies
School of Modern Languages and Cultures
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
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+44 (0)113 343 7310
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/people/20053/french/person/1552/claire_launchbury
The Centre for French and Francophone Studies: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125067/centre_for_french_and_francophone_cultural_studies
SMLC Memory,Trauma and Violence Research Cluster: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125178/memory_trauma_and_violence
http://urbanpalimpsestsandthearchive.wordpress.com
Most recent publication: Music, Poetry, Propaganda: Constructing French Cultural Soundscapes at the BBC during the Second World War. See http://www.peterlang.com/download/datasheet/54586/datasheet_430239.pdf