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2020 Virtual Special Sessions

I. Breaking Boundaries: Teaching Diversity and Inclusion in the French Class-room (Part 1 of 2)
Chair:
E. Nicole Meyer, Augusta University

  • "Toward a Queer(er) Francophone Classroom." CJ Gomolka, DePauw University.
  • "Iel étudie le français: Gender-Inclusive Pedagogy in the French Classroom." Kiki Kosnick, Augustana College.
  • "Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Diversity and Inclusion in the French MA Classroom." Nancy Arenberg, University of Arkansas.
  • "Teaching Mutual Understanding and Inclusion." E. Nicole Meyer, Augusta University.


II. Breaking Boundaries: Teaching Diversity and Inclusion in the French Class-room (Part 2 of 2)
Chair:
E. Nicole Meyer, Augusta University

  • "Teaching the Habits of Civil Discourse." Eilene Hoft-March, Lawrence University.
  • "Archipelagic Affects: Trans* Visibility Politics from Francophone Literature to the Francophone Studies Classroom." Eric Disbro, Penn State University.
  • "Connecting French Studies to the World through Global Foodways." Lauren Ravalico, College of Charleston.
  • "Making a Difference, Making a Statement in Community Colleges: Teaching Reading through French Women Writers." Cathy K. Leung, Queensborough Community College.


III. Making Art, Breaking Rules: Gender-Bending, "Genre-Bendin," by French and Francophone Women Writers (Part 1 of 3)
Chair:
Cathy K. Leung, Queensborough Community College
 

  • "Ecrire selon les règles : la menstruation comme mode d’écriture chez Emma Santos." Mélanie Maillot, The University of Adelaide.

  • "Réécrire Eurydice: Genre et gender dans l’œuvre de Monique Wittig." Gina Stamm, The University of Alabama.

  • "Ghost Figures and Genre Shifts in Le livre d’Emma by Marie-Célie Agnant and Bain de lune by Yanick Lahens." Sharon Taylor, Washington & Jefferson College.


IV. Making Art, Breaking Rules: Gender-Bending, "Genre-Bendin," by French and Francophone Women Writers (Part 2 of 3)
Chair:
Cathy K. Leung, Queensborough Community College

  • "The Scandal of the Marriage Plot: Challenging Gender and Genre in George Sand’s Pauline(1839)." Amy McTurk, University of St. Andrews.
  • "Gender Politics and Authorship on the Paris Opera Stage, 1830-1870." Madison Mainwaring, Yale University.
  • "Tailoring Scandal: Colette’s Sartorial Tactics." Kasia Stempniak, Hamilton College.
  • "Genre and Gender: Performative Resistance in Chantal Spitz’s L’Île des rêves écrasés." Katherine Hammitt, University of Southern California.


V. Making Art, Breaking Rules: Gender-Bending, "Genre-Bendin," by French and Francophone Women Writers (Part 3 of 3)
Chair:
Cathy K. Leung, Queensborough Community College

  • "Challenging Gender and Genre in Chantal T. Spitz’s Cartes postales (2015)."
    Julia Frengs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • "Métis, a cat, and a mother: interbeing of Ying Chen’s flâneuse." Rosa J. Hong, University of Toronto Mississauga.
  • "Leïla Slimani: Pas si douce la chanson." Frédérique Chevillot, University of Denver.


    VI. Scandalous Silence: Recovering the Rebellious Voices of Gisèle Pineau's Oeuvre (Part 1 of 2)
    Chair:
    Delphine Gras, Florida Gulf Coast University
    Co-Chair: Lisa Connell, University of West Georgia

    • "Resistance and Rebellion in Gisèle Pineau’s Paroles de terre en larmes." Antonia Wimbush, University of Liverpool.
    • "Fous, femmes et esclaves – pratiques d’écriture autofictionnelle dans Folie, aller simple. Journée ordinaire d’une infirmière et Mes quatre femmes de Gisèle Pineau." Ann-Sofie Persson, Linköping University.
    • "Places of Paradise: Rewriting Mythic Women through Caribbean Garden Spaces." Lisa Connell, University of West Georgia.
    • "Silences et langages dans Fleur de Barbarie (2005) et Les Voyages de Merry Sisal (2015) de Gisèle Pineau." Orane Onyekpe-Touzet, University of Warwick / Université Paris-Sorbonne.

    VII. Scandalous Silence: Recovering the Rebellious Voices of Gisèle Pineau's Oeuvre (Part 2 of 2)
    Chair:
    Delphine Gras, Florida Gulf Coast University
    Co-Chair: Lisa Connell, University of West Georgia

    • "Breaking Scandalous Silences: Racism, Trauma, and Healing in Pineau’s Les Voyages de Merry Sisal." Silvia Baage, Catholic University of America.
    • "Gisèle Pineau and the Talking Book: The Transtextuality of Femmes des Antilles." Viviana Pezzullo, Florida Atlantic University.
    • "Gisèle Pineau: Une poétique de la réitération." Gisèle Loriot-Raymer, Northern Kentucky University.
    • "Déchirures et alliances stratégiques dans Femmes des Antilles: traces et voix de Gisèle Pineau." Delphine Gras, Florida Gulf Coast University.

    VIII. Women, Life Writing, and Scandals of Self-Revelation
    Chair:
    Adrienne Angelo, Auburn University

    • "Implicit Strategies of Self-Revelation: Mise en abyme in Sarraute’s Enfance." Molly Deaver, The University of Texas at Austin.

    • "Whose Life Is It Anyway? Life Writing and Scandal in Minh Tran Huy’s La double vie d’Anna Song." Susan Crampton-Frenchik, Washington and Jefferson College.

    • "Libelous Writings about Sarah Bernhardt: Marie Colombier’s Successful Strate-gies of Self-Promotion." Elisabeth-Christine Muelsch, Angelo State University.

    • "Le Scandale rhaïsien: la vie et l’œuvre d’Élissa Rhaïs et les scandales qui les ont définies." Christina Leah Sztajnkrycer, Penn State University.


    IX. French and Francophone Women Who Break the Rules and Change the World (Part 1 of 2)
    Chair:
    Susan Crampton-Frenchik, Washington and Jefferson College

    • "Breaking the Rules of Segregation: Camille Lebrun’s Amitié et dévouement, ou trois mois à la Louisiane (1845)."
      E. Joe Johnson, Clayton State University.
    • "‘Comme une boue détachée de ses rives’: Ananda Devi’s liminal aesthetic." Rosa Beunel, King’s College London
    • "“La modernité avait déjà trouvé son chemin dans nos forêts.” Déconstruire les savoirs hégémoniques dans Shuni (2019) de Naomi Fontaine." Julien Defraeye, St. Thomas University.
    • "Préjugés, Visibilté et Invisibilité." Maria Traub, Neumann University.


    X. French and Francophone Women Who Break the Rules and Change the World (Part 2 of 2)
    Chair:
    Susan Crampton-Frenchik, Washington and Jefferson College

    • "Breaking the Horizon with Chloé Moglia." Jodie Barker, University of Nevada, Reno.
    • "Consent to Waltz in the Novels of George Sand and Marie d’Agoult." Tessa Nunn, Duke University.
    • "Postcolonial Tunisia: the Social Representations of Women in Literature and Films." Samar Miled, Duke University.
    • "“La loi des garçons”: Black Girlhood as Resistance in Bande de Filles." ◊ Amber Sweat, The University of California, Berkeley.



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