SFPS Postgraduate Study Day 2014

SFPS Postgraduate Study Day

Thursday, 5 June 2014

University of Warwick—‘Migrations in Francophone Contexts’

Please find below the programme for this year’s postgraduate study day, when a number of current PG researchers will be presenting their latest work on migration. We are delighted to welcome Professor Charles Forsdick as the keynote speaker, as well as two successful early careers scholars who will host a session with Q&A. 
All students and scholars are warmly invited to attend. If you wish to register please email H.Grayson@warwick.ac.uk by Friday 16th May and send a cheque for £10 payable to the University of Warwick to the following address: 
SFPS Postgraduate Study Day,

c/o Sarah Blaney and Hannah Grayson

Department of French,

Humanities Building,

University of Warwick,

Coventry CV4 7AL 
The Study Day will be held in the Wolfson Research Exchange, which is on floor 3 of the library. Directions can be found here.


9:30 – 10:00: Registration and welcome


10:00 – 11:00: PG Panel One: Figures of migration in literature and film

Claudio Svaluto, Warwick
‘Stereotypical representation of Italians in contemporary Québecois cinema’

Esther Liu, Cardiff
‘The Colonial Missionary: the migrant who does not stop moving’

11:00 – 11:15: Tea and coffee


11:15 – 12:30: PG Panel Two: Sites of migration

Elizabeth Lowenstein, Leeds
‘Persia, Papers and Paris: Representations of the state in Francophone-Iranian women’s writing’

David Cummings, QUB
‘Hybrid Identities within la plus grande France: European Migration to colonial Algeria’

Joseph Ford, Leeds
‘Algiers, Paris, New York: migrating terror’

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch


1:30 – 2:30: Early Careers Session
Lucy Brisley (ENS Lyon) ‘How to get published in academia’
Dr Georgina Collins (Glasgow) ‘How to get a position in academia’

2:30 – 3:30: PG Panel Three: Migration and models of identity
Edward Still, Oxford
‘The Forced Linguistic Migration of Jacques Derrida’

Olivia Sheringham, Oxford
‘From creolité to relation, from the particular to the universal: markers of identity and difference in Martinique’

3:30 – 3:45: Tea and coffee


3:45 – 4:45: Keynote: Translating Francophone Postcolonial Cultures 
Prof. Charles Forsdick (Liverpool)

4:45 – 5:00: Closing remarks, followed by wine reception