NINTH ANNUAL GRADUATE CONFERENCE ON ROMANCE STUDIES 
BOSTON COLLEGE 
MARCH 30-31, 2001 
CONSTRUCTION, TRANSGRESSION, DESTRUCTION 
  Conference Program
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
 
2:30 
 Registration
Outside Fulton Hall 230
3:00 
Welcome and Preliminary Remarks  
William REYES-CUBIDES, Editor, Romance Review
Fulton Hall 230
3:15 - 5:00 
Keynote Address 
Geraldine SHERIDAN (Fullbright Professor - Boston College) University of Limerick -Ireland 
"An Other Text: Visual Representations of Working Women in the Enlightenment" 
Introduced by Alexandria BURK (Boston College)
Fulton Hall 230
5:00 - 7:00 
Reception
Fulton Hall 230
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 31
9:00 - 10:00 Coffee and muffins Foyer, Fulton Hall
10:00 - 12:00 First Session
 
French Studies 

Fulton Hall 230

Images de la moralité, de l’édification à la subversion 
Chair: David MEULEMANS (École Normale Supérieure) 

Bertrand LANDRY (Boston University) 

"Charles’ Rise from the Ashes: Destroying and Reconstructing the Son through the Correspondence of Madame de Sévigné" Marcial POIRSON(Johns Hopkins University)  "Les perversions textuelles de Marquis de Sade: lecture traversiére d'Oxtiern ou Les malheurs du libertinage (1791)". Emmanuelle VANBORRE (Boston College)  "Liberté de critiquer, critiquer pour la liberté: Le mariage de Figaro de Beaumarchais"  
Hispanic Studies 

Fulton Hall 235

Actos de (re)aparición entitiva e ideológica 
Chair: José RAMOS(Boston College) 

María HERNÁNDEZ (Boston University) 

                    "La construcción de la Otredad en el discurso colombino" 

Ahmed MARTÍNEZ(Boston College) 

"Azucena: la maternidad reconstruída en El trovador de García Gutiérrez"  
 
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30- 3:30 Second Session
 
French Studies 

Fulton Hall 235

L’art de la reprise: réécriture ou transcription? 
Chair: Nathalie DROUGLAZET (Boston College) 

Antonio GARCÍA (Princeton University) 

"From Imperial Characters to Literary Communism in Nouvelles Orientales by Marguerite Yourcenar" Brooke DONALDSON (Yale University) 

                    "Art as Transgression: George Bataille on Lascaux and Manet" 
 

Hispanic Studies 

Fulton Hall 230

Fronteras tenues: ruptura, cruce y mimetización 
Chair: Sarah BARTELS (Boston College) 

Luciano Hernán MARTÍNEZ (Boston University) 

"Literatura argentina de los setenta: Borges reescrito por Miguel Briante"
Alexandria BURK (Boston College)  "Atravesando las fronteras entre los géneros literarios: el anti-discurso de Roberto Arlt y Rodolfo Walsh" Juan Carlos GALDO(University of Colorado) 

                    "Mestizaje, violencia y dialogismo en Don Álvaro
 

Italian Studies 

Fulton Hall 240

Generazioni e degenerazioni dell’identità 
Chair: Riccardo BOGLIONE (Boston College) 

Ilaria SCOLA (Boston College) 

                        "Clorinda: teatralità e identità" 

Federica SANTINI (UCLA) 

                        "Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomiche as a Search for Self-Identity" 
 

 
3:30 - 5:00 Third Session
 
French Studies 

Fulton Hall 230

L’Individu et l’histoire: éclats empruntés 

Chair: Kristina CRISTOFOLI (Boston College) 

Robert BUCH (Stanford University) 

                    "Violent Images:Claude Simon’s Writing in the Shadow of Catastrophe" 

Anne-Hélène MILLER (University of Washington) 

"Rome et la dissociation du moi poétique dans Songe de Du Bellay: phénomenès de construction et déstruction"  
Hispanic Studies 

Fulton Hall 235

Desplazamiento de identidades: transculturación semántica de la palabra 
Chair: ANNE CANTÚ (Boston College) 

Daniel BAUTISTA (Brown University) 

                    "Julio Cortázar: Translator of Poe" 

Nicolás NARANJO (Boston College) 

"Problems of Ezra Pound’sTranslation of the extant version of The Candidate of Creatures by San Francisco de Assisi" 
 
 
5:30 - 6:30
Potluck Dinner, Cabaret Room
Vanderslice Hall, 
Lower Campus
7:00-8:30
Concert: 
Medieval and Traditional Sephardic Music: Songs of the Sephardic Diaspora 
Judith R. Cohen, Ph.D. 
Tamar Ilana Cohen Adams 
http://www.yorku.ca/judithc 
Introduced by: Elena IVANOVA (Boston College)
Bapst Library
 
 
 

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