Postcolonial Realms of Memory:
Sites and Symbols in the Modern Francosphere

 

ONLINE CONFERENCE

October 7th & 8th, 2021

Conference Program

Times are in US Eastern Standard Time
 

Thursday, 7 October

 

9.45-10.00 AM

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Welcoming Remarks by Conference Organizers

 

10.00-11.00 AM

Panel 1: Cities / Urban realms of memory
Chair: Aimée Boutin

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Panel 2 : Gardens / Le Jardin d’agronomie tropicale/ Jardin d’Essai as lieu de mémoire
Chair: Jeannine Murray-Roman
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11.15 -12.15 PM

Panel 3: BD / Graphic realms of memory
Chair: Michelle Bumatay

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Break: 12.15-12.30 PM
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12.30-1.30 PM

Panel 4: 17 October 1961 / the Seine as realm of memory
Chair Beya Behi

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Panel 5: Caribbean
Chair: Carine Schermann

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1.45-2.45 PM

Panel 6: Film, Theater, Literature
Chair: Timothy Lomeli

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Break: 12.15-12.30 PM
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3.00-4.00 PM

Plenary I:
Chair: Charles Forsdick

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Roundtable: Etienne Achille, Charles Forsdick, Lydie Moudileno, Debarati Sanyal, Robert Young

 

 

Friday, 8 October

10.00-11.00 AM

Panel 7: Shantytowns/bidonvilles
Chair: Honorine Rouiller

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Panel 8: Realms of memory in Central and West Africa
Chair: Alexis Finet

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11.15 AM-12.15 PM

Panel 9: Realms of shared memory
Chair: Vincent Joos

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Panel 10: Patrimony/Exhibitions
Chair: Marie Bae Mbong

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Break: 12.15-12.30 PM
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12.30-1.30 PM

Panel 11: Lieux d’oubli?
Chair: Elizabeth Fowler Beegle

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Panel 12: Crime and punishment in the Caribbean
Chair: Mehdi Chalmers

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1.45-2.45 PM

Plenary II: Queer Realms of Memory Roundtable
Chair: Siham Bouamer

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Siham Bouamer (Sam Houston State University), Luke L. Eilderts (Southern Connecticut State University). Noe Gross (Universite Libre de Bruxelles), Maxime Foerster (Southern Methodist University),  Denis Provencher (University of Arizona), Ryan Schroth (Wake Forest University).

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