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COLL: VALE – PACT: « Anthropologie et littérature de Voyage », 27-28/09

27 septembre 2019 - 28 septembre 2019

Colloque international « At the Crossorads of Doubt: Anthropology and Anglophone Travel Writing »

Salle des actes, 26 et 27 septembre 2019.

Organisateurs: Horatiu Burcea, Haris Procopiou, Frédéric Regard et Anne-Florence Quaireau

At the Crossroads of Doubt: Anthropology and Travel Writing
Sorbonne Université
September 27-28, 2019
Supported by VALE, SELVA and CLIMAX

Friday September 27

Salle des Actes, Sorbonne Université,
54 Rue Saint Jacques, Paris

9.00, registration / conference opening

930, Keynote speaker: Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University), Serendipitous Sculpture, Ethnography Does as Ethnography Goes

11.00-12.30: (Re)discovery- Chair: Frédéric Regard

Emna Bedhiafi (Unviersity of Manouba), Travelling to Unwrite the Other: James Cook’s Travel Diaries, Otherness and Territoriality

Pierre Lagayette (Sorbonne Université), Henry Adams in the South Seas: an anthropological temptation?

Deaglán Ó Donghaile (Liverpool John Moores University), Oscar Wilde, America and Empire

14.00-15.30: Science of All Sciences – Chair: Hara Procopiou

Ryan Nutting (University of Leicester),“To the Land of the Rising Sun”: Frederick Horniman’s Travels in Japan’

Elise Smith (University of Warwick), “The End of Racial Science? Measuring Difference in the Torres Straits

Guillaume Didier (Sorbonne Université), “The doll stage of evolution”: Women and the “science of man” in some texts by explorers of East and Central Africa, 1859 -1873

16.00-17.30: Women Abroad – Chair: Anne-Florence Quaireau

Françoise Dupeyron-Lafay (Université Paris Est Créteil),Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracksin Japan (1880), at the crossroads between the anthropological, the auto-/fictional and the poetic

Floriane Reviron-Piegay (Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Étienne), Among the Asians: Isabella Bird-Bishop’s « magnificent savages »

Irina Kantarbaeva-Bill (Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès), Imperial Spouses and Female Travelees in Central Asia

Saturday, September 28

Salle des Actes, Sorbonne Université,

54 Rue Saint Jacques, Paris

9.00-10.30: Fictionalizing the Other – Chair: Françoise Dupeyron-Lafay

Sofia Aatkar (Nottingham Trent University), “Rarely has a balanced, authentic picture of the region been presented”: Edgar Mittelholzer and Ethnographic Authority

Kevin Cristin (Université Aix-Marseille), From Fiction to Fieldwork: Robert Louis Stevenson as Accidental Anthropologist in the Pacific

Brindusa Nicolaescu (University of Bucharest), A Spoilt City at the Crossroads of Fortunes: Bucharest in Olivia Manning’s Balkan Trilogy

11.00-12.30: Epistemologies- Chair: Michael Herzfeld

Maud Michaud (Le Mans Université), Missionary travel writing and anthropological knowledge on the map of the British Empire, 1865-1920

Odile Gannier (Université Côte d’Azur), Variantes de la « posture d’auteur » chez voyageurs et anthropologues, de l’expérience à l’écriture : le second degré de Nigel Barley

Laura Singeot (Université Paris-Nanterre), Anthropology and the doubtful visions of the Pacific: masking the mediation of the traveler’s gaze

14.00-15.30: Visual Anthropology- Chair: Pierre Lagayette

Robert Sayre (Université Paris Est, Marne-la-Vallée), Painting as Ethnological Travel Documentation: George Catlin and Karl Bodmer in the Trans-Mississippi West

Erika Thomas (Université Catholique de Lille), Partir pour mourir : l’Ailleurs comme obscur objet du désir

Mathieu Perrot (Lafayette College), Allen Ginsberg’s Journals: ‘Verbal Photography’ and Anthropological Ambitions

16.00-17.30: Coming Full Circle- Chair: Robert Sayre

Anna Karina Sennefelder (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), “The word ‘home’ sits in my mouth like foreign food”. On the personal limits of reframing in Teju Cole’s Every day is for the thief

Benjamin Ferguson(École Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Exploring Alaska Native Identity through Observation of its Landscapes in Barry Lopez’ Arctic Dreams

Charlotte Crofts (University of the West of England) & Natsumi Ikoma (International Christian University, Japan), “Anthropological curiosity or mere prurience?”: Literary Pilgrimage and Unpacking the Tourist Gaze in Angela Carter’s ‘A Fertility Festival’

Détails

Début :
27 septembre 2019
Fin :
28 septembre 2019
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Sorbonne Université
Paris, France

Organisateurs

A.-F. Quaireau
F. Regard
H. Burcea
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