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2019 Special Sessions

I. New Familial Dualities in French and Francophone Literature (Panel 1 of 2)
Chair:
Adrienne Angelo, Auburn University

  • "Mother-Daughter Dualities, Trauma, and Transmission in Nelly Arcan’s Works." Adrienne Angelo, Auburn University.
  • "Family, Nation, and Education in Coline Serreau’s films: Transgression or Transmission?" Marie-Pierre Caquot Baggett, South Dakota State University.
  • "Être grand-mère. La déclaration d’amour de Noëlle Châtelet et de Francine Noël." Catherine Grech, Collège de Saint-Laurent.

II. New Familial Dualities in French and Francophone Literature (Panel 2 of 2)
Chair:
Nevine El Nossery, University of Wisconsin Madison

  • "Doubled Troubled Mother: Doppelganger and Motherhood in Nathacha Appanah." Mark D. Lee, Mount Allison University.
  • "Female familial harmonics in Darriuessecq’s Le Mal de mer." Caroline Whiteman, Missouri Western University.
  • "Récit au jumeau décédé: Olivier de Jérôme Garcin." Béatrice Vernier, Université de Lakehead.

II. Alter ego/autre moi: doubles, correspondences, and crossings in contemporary French-language Narratives
Chair:
Maria Vendetti, St Olaf College

  • "Corps étrangers : crossings and stand-ins in recent francophone Tunisian immigration narratives." Maria Vendetti, St Olaf College.
  • "Laure / Lanor(exie): Doubles in Delphine de Vigan's Jours sans faim." Jolene Barjasteh, St Olaf College.
  • "Correspondances : (Re)tracing Itineraries in Rachid Boudjedra's Le Vainqueur de coupe." Livi Yoshioka-Maxwell, St Olaf College. 


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