Timetable & Panel Information

Belonging & Transgression

UCL Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry (SCCI)

Postgraduate Conference – 23rd-24th June 2016

Timetable:

Day 1

Registration – 09.30-10.00

Keynote Opening Presentation – 10.00-11.00

Break  (tea/coffee provided) – 11.00-11.20

Panel 1. Literary Communities: Style, Cosmopolitanism, Identity – 11.20-13.00

Lunch (provided) – 13.00-14.00

Panel 2. Colonialism or Migration?: Origins, Theory, Modernity

 – 14.00-15.20

Break (tea/coffee provided) – 15.20-15.40

Panel 3. Psychological Encounters: History, Tradition, and Transition – 15.40-17.00

Drinks/Pub – 17.00-19.00

Conference Dinner – 19.00 Onwards

 

Day 2

Panel 4. Eastern Europe: Art, Politics, Belonging – 09.30-10.50

Break (tea/coffee provided) – 10.50-11.10

Panel 5. Transgressive’ Sexualities: Oppression, Expression, Emancipation – 11.10-12.30

Lunch (provided) – 12.30-13.30

Digital Humanities in the 21st Century (Open forum session) – 13.30-14.20

Panel 6. Film and Media: Distribution, Globalization, Self – 14.20-15.40

Break (tea/coffee provided) – 15.40-16.00

Closing Keynote Speech – 16.00-17.00

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Mairéad Hanrahan (Chair of French, UCL)

Professor John Sutherland (Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature, UCL)

 

Panel Information:

Panel 1. Literary Communities: Style, Cosmopolitanism, Identity

Jakob von Baeyer – “Challenging normative definitions of Cosmopolitanism”

 Ayesha Ahmed – “The Transgressions of Belonging in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Josh Torabi – “The Dionysian Antihero in the works of James Joyce and Thomas Mann via Nietszche”

 

Panel 2. Colonialism or Migration?: Origins, Theory, Modernity       

Beatriz Salamanca – “1545: Dominican Domingo de Soto’s Deliberation in the Cause of the Poor.”

Peter Rees – ““Acts of citizenship” within a broader theoretical and philosophical understanding of law”

Ashjan Ajour – “The Transgressive Practices of Revolutionary Subjectivity: Hunger strike in Occupied Palestine”

 

Panel 3. Psychological Encounters: History, Tradition, and Transition

Matei Iagher – “The Psychology of Religion: A Doomed Discipline?”

Tommaso Priviero – “Footsteps in the Underworld: Dante, Jung, and The Red Book

Rodrigo Vivas Pinto – “Compare to Belong: the Comparative Method(s) and the Psychic Unity of Humanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain”

 

Panel 4. Eastern Europe: Art, Politics, Belonging

Anna Kalmár – “Jewish theatre in Budapest: The question of belonging 1939-44”

Simon Coll – “National Belonging Amid Shifting Boundaries: Redefining (East) German and Polish Identities in a Cold War Context, 1945-1970”

Yuliya Suleyeva – “Artistic Phenomena and Power: The Interaction between a Re-Emerging Dominant Discourse and Cultural Expressions in Post-Soviet Russia.”

 

Panel 5. Transgressive’ Sexualities: Oppression, Expression, Emancipation

Katelyn Smith – “Feminist Activism and the British Controversy over the Injectable Contraceptive Depo-Provera: 1970-1985.”

Ann Bartholomew – “Maitresses of Power, Performativity and Belonging”

Jack Kiely – “The Rectum Is For Gravediggers: Homicide, HIV, Homophobia and Identity in Late Twentieth Century France”

 

Panel 6. Film and Media: Distribution, Globalization, Self

Melissa Powell – “The Gender of Things: Commodities, Feminism, and Cinema”

Amanda Alfaro Córdoba – “From Film Distribution to Film Circulation. The Digital Turn in the Grey Areas.”

Sarah Spencer – “The Life and Times of Kanye West: Transgressive Artistic Output in the Face of the Screen”

Digital Humanities in the 21st Century (Open forum session)

Tiia Sahrakorpi, Simon Coll, Cherish Watton, Holly Firmin (session hosts) –

“The Impact of Collaborative Blogging: Belonging to Wider Research Communities”

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