Fourteenth Annual Graduate
Conference
on Romance Studies

Murmurs in the intellectual expression:
artistic coexistence with censorship

 

© Álvaro vargas

Friday, March 31, 2006

3:30 Registration McGuinn Hall 121

 

4:00 - 5:15

 

Introduction
Helena Alfonzo
Luisa Briones
Editors, Romance Review
Keynote Speaker
Alicia Borinsky, Ph.D

Professor of Latin-American Literature
Boston University

 

McGuinn Hall 121

 

5:30-7:30
(6:00)

Reception
Featuring, Cuban dancing

McGuinn Hall 121
Saturday, April 1, 2006
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast Fulton Hall 4th floor

 

9:00-10:45 First Session

 

FRENCH STUDIES (9:00-10:45) Fulton Hall 423

Ecriture et transgression féminines
Chair: Jennifer Dunn (Boston College)

- Thérèse Philosophe: Elite Initiations and Problems of Readership in an 18th Century Erotic Novel
Claire McMurray, Yale University

- A la recherche de la voix féminine: Le féminisme des Lettres d’une Péruvienne
Caitlin McCool, Boston College

- Threads of Virtue: Woman’s Work in Christine de Pisan’s City of Ladies
Sandra Boyer, Florida State University


SPANISH STUDIES (9:00 – 10:45) Fulton Hall 425

Murmuraciones artísticas de la posguerra española: discursos oficiales y de protesta
Chair: Carlos Abaunza (Boston College)

- Gritos y susurros de la posguerra española
Rut Román, University of Maryland

- Un paso para atrás: la situación de la mujer en el régimen de Franco
Karen Gullickson, Boston College

- ¿Volver redime?: discursos franquistas y postfranquistas sobre la vuelta al pueblo en el cine español
Raquel Anido, Johns Hopkins University

- Gloria Fuertes: Poetry of Protest
Jasmina Arsova, UCLA

11:00 – 12:45 Second Session

 

FRENCH STUDIES (11:00 – 12:45) Fulton Hall 423

Nouvelles lectures et interprétations
Chair: Caitlin McCool (Boston College)

- Vocal Transformation: The Absent Voice in Marguerite de Navarre’s “Les Adieux” and The Heptaméron
Lindsay Baldrige, Florida State University

- “On ne peut avoir un censeur trop intelligent:” Censorship of/in Diderot’s entry ENCYCLOPEDIE of the Encyclopédie
Philippe Bonin, Cornell University

- Staging Kingship: The Question of David in Abbé Nadal’s Saül
Christopher Semk, Indiana University


SPANISH STUDIES (11:00 – 12:45) Fulton Hall 425

Murmuraciones artísticas de las políticas latinoamericanas: discursos disidentes
Chair: Meghan Allen (Boston College)

- Exilio y memoria en dos obras de Jorge Díaz
Marta Cabrera-Serrano, Rutgers University

- Formas del porvenir, Juan Gelman y la poética testimonial
David G. Barreto, University of Michigan

- La Inquisición y la lírica popular novohispana: el caso de los “sones de la tierra” en el Sotavento mexicano
Elena Deanda Camacho, Vanderbilt University

- Descriminalizando el discurso nacionalista: el nuevo imaginario populista en el film La gran fiesta
Magdalena López, University of Pittsburg


ITALIAN STUDIES (11:00 – 12:45) Fulton Hall 110

I discorsi alternativi
Chair: Melina Materson (Boston College)

- Creative reading: An Intertextual Approach to Censorship D’Anunzio’s L’Innocente in Translation
Marisa A. Escolar, University of California – Berkeley

- The Forgotten Body: women Writers in Colonial Italy 1892 - 1940
Benedetta Gennaro, Brown University

 

1:00 – 2:15 Lunch • Vouté Hall Lounge
 
2:30 – 4:45 Third Session

 

FRENCH STUDIES (2:30 - 4: 45) Fulton Hall 423

Ecriture et transgression
Chair: Emmanuelle Vanborre (Boston College)


- Fighting Silence: Three Layers of Intertextual Debate in Capellanus and Marcabru
John Moreau, Dartmouth College

- Poétique de “l’inter - dire” - Writing within the Constraints of Nation-Building Censorship in Algeria, the Case of Yamina Mechakra
Alexandra Gueydan-Turek, Yale University

- Roland Barthes: un exil dans l’écriture
Larysa Smirnova, Yale University


SPANISH STUDIES (2:30 – 4:45) Fulton Hall 425

Creatividad artística frente a la censura: alegorías textuales
Chair: Juan Felipe Ladrón de Guevara (Boston College)

- El Conde Lucanor: una guía de sobrevivencia en el siglo XIII
Corinne Bruno, University of Minnesota

- Mesonero Romanos y Larra: Dos perspectivas distintas de la sociedad española
Kajsa Larson, University of Minnesota

- Escrituras descentradas: Las migraciones textuales de Juan Rodolfo Wilcock
Carina González, University of Maryland

- El café de doña Rosa: Su importancia en el medio literario y cinematográfico
Molly Palmer, Rutgers University