Gulliver and Beyond: a study day

Gulliver and Beyond

Texts and their Afterlives Research Group
LERMA, Aix-Marseille Université
Monday 6th December 2021

Salle de colloques 1, campus ALLSH, Aix-Marseille Université, 29 avenue Robert Schuman, 13621 Aix-en-Provence
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9h15: Welcome and coffee

9h45: Introduction and presentation

Morning panel. Chair: Professor Jean Viviès (LERMA, Aix-Marseille University)

10h00: Mickaël Popelard (University of Caen Normandy): The Philosophical and Scientific Background to Gulliver’s Travels

10h45: Jeffrey Hopes: “To behold my Figure often in a Glass”: Gulliver’s Travels and Lockean consciousness of self.

12h: Lunch break

Afternoon panel. Chair: Dr Ruth Menzies (LERMA, Aix-Marseille University)

13h30: Nick Seager (Keele University): Winking at Littleness: Scale, Species, and Satire in Brobdingnag

14h15: Daniel Cook (University of Dundee): Gulliver’s Clones

15h00: Conclusion


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