Microscopic imaginaries conference | Sorbonne Nouvelle | Paris | 24 nov. 2023

9h        Welcome

9h15    Patrick Armstrong (Cambridge University)

“Micro-Modernism”

            Respondent: Catherine Lanone (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

10h00 Emma Felin (Oxford University)

“Microscopic Modernism”

Respondent: Aurore Clavier (Université Paris Cité)

10h45 Coffee and poetry break

11h15  Lisa Mullen (Cambridge University):

“‘News from the World of Neglected Dimensions’: War, fascism, and literature in Hugh Nicol’s Microbes by the Million (1939)”

Respondent: Patrick Armstrong (Cambridge University)

12h00 Cécilia Bognon-Küss (Sorbonne Université), Fleur Hopkins-Loféron (Sorbonne Nouvelle) and Liliane Campos (Sorbonne Nouvelle) :

“Microscopic Imaginaries in Popular Science” round-table

12h45 Lunch break

14h15 Teun-Joshua Brandt (Groningen University)

“Seeing the Unseen: Deep-Sea Microbes and the Ecological Imagination in Frank Schätzings Der Schwarm”

Respondent: Christina Heflin (Panthéon-Sorbonne)

15h      Rosalind Crocker (Sheffield University)

“Gothicising the Microbial ‘Other’ in Anne Roiphe’s An Imperfect Lens (2006)”

Respondent: Estelle Murail (ICP)

15h45 Shannon Lambert (Ghent University)

“Stuck in the Mud: Friction, Microbial Networks, and Citizen Science in Susan Gaines’ Accidentals (2020)”

Respondent: Christine Lorre (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

16h30 Coffee and poetry break

17h      Marco Caracciolo (Ghent University)

“Unraveling Bodies and Environmental Challenges in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction”

Respondent: Diane Leblond (Université de Lorraine)

17h45 Sarah Bouttier (Ecole Polytechnique), Jennifer K. Dick (Université de Haute Alsace), Catherine Larose (Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement) and Dorothy Lehane (Litmus Publishing):

“Microbiology in Poetry” round-table

Scientific committee : sarah.bouttier@polytechnique.eduliliane.campos@sorbonne-nouvelle.frcaroline.pollentier@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr and sarah.montin@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr

This symposium is a BioCriticism event, organized thanks to the support of the Institut Universitaire de France and the Sorbonne Nouvelle (PRISMES laboratory)



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Lisa Frankel (2023, 11 novembre). Microscopic imaginaries conference | Sorbonne Nouvelle | Paris | 24 nov. 2023. Animots. Consulté le 27 mai 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/b771

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Étudiante en M1 de Lettres modernes à l'École Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

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