VALE : Voix Anglophones Littérature et Esthétique
COLL. INTERNATIONAL: 11-12 déc. 2020, « The New Wave of British Women Playwrights », Axe Théâtre

COLL. INTERNATIONAL: 11-12 déc. 2020, « The New Wave of British Women Playwrights », Axe Théâtre

THE NEW WAVE
OF BRITISH WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS:

 Experimenting with Forms

Online Conference
11-12 December 2020  

 Sorbonne Université, Faculté des Lettres

Unité de recherche VALE (Voix Anglophones : Littérature et Esthétique)
Initiative Théâtre – PRITEPS

Conference Programme
(Paris Time)

FRIDAY DECEMBER 11

10h-10h15 Welcome and introduction

PANEL 1: STAGING INVISIBLE VOICES

10h15 Lynette Goddard (Royal Holloway, University of London): Evoking the Afterlife of Slavery in Selina Thompson’s salt.

10h30 Caoimhe McAvinchey (Queen Mary, University of London): Attending to Epistemic Injustice and Criminalized Women: The Challenge and Invitation of Alice Birch’s [BLANK]

10h45 Questions

11h15 Break

PANEL 2: ECODRAMATURGIES

11h45 Veronica Rodriguez (University of Reading): Hole (2018) by Ellie Kendrick/RashDash as Ecodramaturgy

12h00 Alex Watson (Royal Holloway, University of London): Satires of Eco-Consciousness and Crises of Childbirth: Florence Keith-Roach’s Eggs and Maud Dromgoole’s 3 Billion Seconds

12h15 Questions

12h45-14h30  LUNCH 

14h30-15h30 IN CONVERSATION WITH ELLA HICKSON

15h30 Break

PANEL 3: ELLA HICKSON: THEATRE IN/FOR CHANGING TIMES

15h45 Vicky Angelaki (Mid Sweden University):  Ella Hickson and the 21st-Century Female Body Electric

16h     Hannah Greenstreet (University of Oxford): “I want the world to change shape”: Form and Politics in Ella Hickson’s The Writer (2018)

16h15 Lianna Mark (King’s College London): Female Autofiction and the Theatre of Reconstruction (Ella Hickson + Debris Stevenson)

16h30 Questions

17h     Virtual drinks

 

SATURDAY DECEMBER 12 

PANEL 4: AFFECTS AND RESILIENCE

10h00 Trish Reid (Kingston University London):  Zinnie Harris: ‘memory, ghosts and the collapse of time’.

10h15 Jeanne Schaaf (Sorbonne University): The Confines of Domesticity in Morna Pearson’s Plays

10h30 Clara Escoda (University of Barcelona): Affects and the Development of Political Subjectivity: From Resilience to Agency in Kate Tempest’s Wasted (2011)

10h45 Questions

11h15 Break

PANEL 5: GENERIC HYBRIDITY: CHALLENGING THE EYE AND THE EAR

11h30 Eleanor Stewart (University of Avignon): Making a Spectacle out of the Neo-Liberal Crisis: Lucy Prebble’s Enron (2009) and the theatricality of business

11h45 Claire Hélie (University of Lille): Alice Birch: A poet in the theatre

12h00 Questions

12h30 End of conference and virtual drinks

 

If you wish to join us online, please contact:
elisabeth.angel-perez@sorbonne-universite.fr
solange.ayache@sorbonne-universite.fr
aloysia.rousseau@sorbonne-universite.f

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