International transdisciplinary symposium organized by HCTI (EA 4249) November 21-23, 2019 at the Université Bretagne Sud in Lorient, South Brittany, France.
“The Desert and the USA”
The Université Bretagne Sud and the Université Bretagne Occidentale joint research group HCTI (“Héritages et Constructions dans le Texte et l’Image,” EA 4249) in collaboration with the Université Bordeaux-Montaigne and its research group CLIMAS (“Cultures et Littératures du Monde Anglophone,” EA 4196) are pleased to host a three-day international and transdisciplinary symposium on “The Desert and the USA” to be held on November 21-23, 2019 at the Université Bretagne Sud in Lorient, France. We seek papers investigating the link between the USA and its deserts but also with deserts outside American borders.
400-word abstracts as well as brief bio-bibliographies should be sent to the organizing board by February 10th, 2019
20-minute papers will be followed by a ten-minute discussion period. Papers may be delivered in either English or French.
Confirmed Keynote: Catrin Gersdorf, University of Würzburg, Germany.
Karim Daanoune (HCTI, Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient)
François Gavillon (HCTI, Université Bretagne Occidentale, Brest/Quimper)
Wendy Harding (CAS, Université Jean Jaurès, Toulouse)
Lionel Larré (CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne)
Sylvie Mathé (LERMA, Université Aix-Marseille)
Monica Michlin (EMMA, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier)
Julien Nègre (IHRIM, ÉNS de Lyon)
Pauline Pilote (HCTI, Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient)
- February 10th, 2019: proposals
- April 1st, 2019: notifications
- July 1st – November 20th, 2019: conference registration (fee: 100€; 50€ for graduate students)