Seminar series, 2018 — 2019

Our programme has taken good shape and we are now able to publicize the following events:

Sessions on Mondays, 17.00 to 19.00, room 2.44, Maison de la Recherche

(unless stated otherwise)

Friday 12 October 2018

14h – 16h

“Lived Religion”

A conference by Sébastien Fath (CNRS), “Billy Graham, artisan d’une ‘religion civile’ évangélique aux États-Unis.”

Discussant: Gilles Teulié

 

Monday 5 November 2018

“Texts and their Afterlives”: a session on travel literature

Gabor Gelleri (Aberystwyth University) : ” ‘Cette chose ordinaire et inutile qu’on appelle un Tour en Angleterre’ – discours, pratiques et usages”. Read the abstract here.

Sandhya Patel (Université de Clermont Auvergne), ‘Translation and Transcription. Enabling the archeology of exploration narratives’. Read the abstract here.

Discussants : Nathalie Bernard and Nathalie Vanfasse

Monday 26 November 2018

Programme Seminar on the notion of “Progress and Language”

A session on Economic Progress and Language

Michel Van Der Yeught (AMU), ‘Accounting for the evolution of specialised languages in times of intellectual progress : theoretical issues and suggestions’. Read the abstract here.

Nathalie Vanfasse (AMU), ‘Adam Smith, economic growth, aesthetic theory, and Darwinian evolution?’ Read the abstract here.

Discussant : Gérard Hugues

Tuesday 4 December 2018

“Lived Religion”: the Stakes and Limitations of Heritage

A conference by Jodi Cohen (Bridgewater State university), in collaboration with the LERMA research group working on ‘Remanence’

Friday 7 December 2018

“Lived Religion”: A closed session on Lived Religion and Sociology

14h- 17h : Virtual study day (video-conferencing room)

Lived Religion and Sociology

In collaboration with QMCRLE

Monday 11 February 2019

“Lived Religion”: a session on Lived Religion and Missionaries in the 18th Century

Maud Michaud (Université du Mans) “Dans l’intimité des familles missionnaires britanniques: la ‘religion vécue’, au prisme des archives manuscrites et photographiques de la Church Missionary Society en Ouganda (1876-1914)”

Gilles Vidal (IPT Montpellier) “Missionnaires en Océanie (XIX-XXe s.) : une galerie de portraits à défaut de typologie”;read the abstract here.

Discussant : Gilles Teulié

Monday 4 March 2019

Programme Seminar on the notion of “Progress and Language”

A session on Scientific Progress and Literary Language

Mireille Ozoux (AMU), “Progrès et l’évolution de la langue et de la littérature, impact de la langue scientifique dans la littérature.”

Clare Preston (Queen Mary university of London) ‘Thomas Browne’s Rhetorical Reclamations’. Read the abstract here .

Discussant : Anne Page

Monday 25 March 2019

Programme Seminar on the notion of “Progress and Language”

A session on Progress and Literary Genres : Redefinition and Evolution of the Novel

Baudouin Millet (Université de Lyon 2), ‘Progress and stasis: the poetics of digression in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719-1720)’. 

Anne Widmayer (University of Wisconsin), ‘Self-Conscious Literary Change: Engaging the Audience in the Emerging Novel.’

Discussante : Nathalie Bernard

Monday 8 April 2019

“Lived Religion”: a session on The Lived Religion of English Catholics

Liesbeth Corens (Queen Mary University of London), ‘Confessional mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe.’ Read the abstract here.

Emilie Murphy (University of York), ‘Making memories in post-Reformation English Catholic musical miscellanies’. Read the abstract here.

Discussant : Laurence Lux-Sterritt