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Lydia Davis, Writing, Reading and Translation | Lydia Davis, écrire, lire et traduire


Lydia Davis, Writing, Reading and Translation | Lydia Davis, écrire, lire et traduire

13-14 May 2020

Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU


Keynote speakers | Conférenciers invités
Emily Eells, University of Paris 10-Nanterre
Jonathan Evans, University of Portsmouth

13 May 2020

10:00     Registration
10:30     Welcome by Jean-Michel Gouvard (University of Bordeaux Montaigne)

10:45     Session 1: Lydia Davis and the French writers
Véronique Samson (University of Cambridge/Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle)
Lydia Davis’s Flaubert
Ambra Celano (ILUM University)
Lydia Davis and Maurice Blanchot: L’arrêt de mort

12:30     Lunch (own arrangements)

14:00     Session 2: Keynote 1
Emily Eells (University of Paris 10-Nanterre)
The Way by Swann’s: In-between the lines of Lydia Davis’s Proust

15:30     Coffee break

15:45     Session 3: Writing and Translation
Fredrik Rönnbäck (Sarah Lawrence College and University of California)
Excess and Restraint: Lydia Davis as Author and Translator
Anna Zumbahlen (poet, University of Denver)
Translating Sensitive Topics

17:00     Study day ends

14 May 2020
09:45     Registration

10:15     Session 4: Modernism and Modernity
Julie Tanner (Queen Mary, University of London)
The shape of feeling: Lydia Davis and the novel after postmodernism
Elena Gelasi (University of Cyprus)
Lydia Davis and postfeminism
Jean-Michel Gouvard (University of Bordeaux Montaigne)
“The Cows”: Writing and Visual arts

12:30     Lunch (own arrangements)

14:00     Session 5: Keynote 2
Jonathan Evans (University of Portsmouth)
Non-exhaustion in the work of Lydia Davis

15:30     Coffee break

15:45     Session 6: (Very) Short Stories
Claire Fabre-Clark (Université Paris-Est-Créteil)
Lydia Davis’s short stories: the (im)possibilities of fiction 
Ahlam Othman (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, BUE, Egypt)
Irony in the Microfiction of Lydia Davis’ Varieties of Disturbance (2007)

17:00     Study day ends

Kindly supported by the University of Bordeaux Montaigne and the University of London's Cassal Endowment Fund

Registration: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22329

Standard: £15 both days | £10 one day 

Students/unwaged: Free

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Literatur aus Nordamerika, Übersetzung allgemein, Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts, Literatur des 21. Jahrhunderts
Lydia Davis



University of London (UL)
Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR)
Datum der Veröffentlichung: 09.03.2020
Letzte Änderung: 09.03.2020