Lieu(x), espace(s), mémoire(s), dans les écrits des femmes auteurs 1789-1830.

Upcoming Journée d’études, held at the University of Warwick, Wednesday 20th May 2015.
All welcome, please register your interest by sending an email to L.Philip@warwick.ac.uk before Tuesday 12th May.

Lieu(x), espace(s), mémoire(s), dans les écrits des femmes auteurs 1789-1830.

Humanities building, Room H103

10.00 registration and coffee

10.30 Laure Philip (Warwick) Welcome

10.45-12.30 Anglo-French spaces

Katherine Astbury (Warwick): Garden spaces in Charlotte Smith’s Desmond and Germaine de Staël’s Delphine

Stacie Allan (Bristol): English Marriage as a Reflection of the English Nation in the Works of Germaine de Staël and Claire de Duras’

Laure Philip (Warwick): Adèle de Souza, Claire de Duras and Adèle de Boigne, the ‘émigré novel’ and the trauma of emigration

12.30-1.30 Lunch

1.30-2.45 Protesting voices

Christie Margrave (St Andrews): The Natural Asylum and the Feminisation of Madness in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Karen Lacey Holder (KCL): The Bélisaire of Madame de Genlis

2.45-3.30 General discussion: Can we transpose the gender and space issues from French to British woman literature of the late eighteenth and early ninetee nth century?Discussion of the introduction to Gender and Space in British Literature, 1660-1820 edited by Mona Narain and Karen Gevirtz, (Burlington, Ashgate, 2014). Gender and Space in British Literature, 1660-1820

3.30- 4.00 coffee, conclusions