Programme

REPRESENTATIONS OF HOME
IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING LITERATURES AND CULTURES
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon
13-14 November 2014

THURSDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 2014
ROOM 5.2
14H00-14H15 – OPENING SESSION
14H15-15H15 – PLENARY

CHAIR: TERESA CID

  • Smaro Kamboureli (U Toronto): Between Here and There: Belonging and Unbelonging in Canadian Literature

15H15 -16H45 – Panel 1 – Home & language

CHAIR: RITA QUEIROZ DE BARROS

  • Carolina P. Amador-Moreno (U Extremadura): The representation of home in Irish emigrant letters: a corpus-based study
  • Alcina Maria Pereira de Sousa (U Madeira/ULICES) & Alda Maria Correia (Nova U/ULICES): Living in between a house and a home: Where’s the comfort zone anyway? Dislocated Identities in Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Cisnero’s The House of Mango Street
  • Erzsébet Barát (U Szeged): Women protagonists fighting “internal” othering in Europe: The intersection of linguistic and cultural boundaries

16H45-17H00 – COFFEE BREAK
17H00-18H30 – PANEL 2 – HOME & CONFLICT

CHAIR: ANA CRISTINA MENDES

  • David Callahan (U Aveiro): Home as Hiding: Interiority with Landscape in Contemporary Australian Literature
  • Martin Renes (U Barcelona): First Nation Sovereignty and settler imposition: Kim Scott’s That Deadman Dance and Alexis Wright’s The Swan Book
  • Yousef Awad (U Jordan): Displacement, Belonging and Identity in Susan Muaddi Darraj’s The Inheritance of Exile

 

FRIDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2014
ROOM 5.2
9H30-10H30 – PLENARY

CHAIR: ISABEL FERNANDES

  • Teresa Cid (ULICES): At Home in New Deal Photography? Notes on some photographs of Portuguese Americans

10H30-11H00 – COFFEE BREAK
11H00-12H30 – PANEL 3 – HOME & VERBAL AND VISUAL REPRESENTATION

CHAIR: PAULA HORTA

  • Jean Page (ULICES): The Jindyworobaks and the indigenous: finding home in the imagery and language of the Other
  • Zuzanna Sanches (ULisboa/ULICES): The Art of Memories? Deirdre Madden and her Time Present and Time Past
  • Veronica Metello (U Coimbra): Home and belonging as performed relations

12H30-14H00 – LUNCH
14H00-15H30 – PANEL 4 – HOME & PLACE

CHAIR: JOHN CAMPBELL

  • Laura F. Bulger (CEL): This will never be where I belong
  • Isabel Alves (UTAD/ULICES): Dwelling in a junkyard: Janisse Ray’s Ecology of a Cracker Childhood
  • Mário Vítor Bastos (ULisboa/ULICES): Forms of Habitat in Australian Literature

15H30-17H00 – PANEL 5 – HOME & THE BODY

CHAIR: MARIJKE BOUCHERIE

  • Cecilia Beecher Martins (ULisboa/ULICES): When your body is no longer your home
  • Mary Fowke (ULICES): Emotions Borne: Domesticity’s Intimate Spaces Across Wide North American Distances
  • Alexandra Cheira (ULICES): “I am a cold grey house”: houses as sites of female (stopped) energy in A. S. Byatt’s fiction

17H00-17H30 – COFFEE BREAK
17H30-18H30 – PLENARY

CHAIR: TERESA CASAL

  • Vanessa Castejon (U Paris 13/CRIDAF): Home and “in between”: identities here, there and Down Under
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