Conference Program/Programme du colloque

THURSDAY, MAY 15: Sessions in the Pleasants Family Room of Wilson Library, UNC campus

9:00 – Breakfast & registration

9:15 – Welcoming Remarks

9:30-10:45

Réseaux d’exilés, libertins et voyageurs et leurs connexions à la culture métropolitaine

Networks of Exiles, Libertines, and Travelers, and Their Connections to Metropolitan Culture

Moderator:  Anne Garréta, Duke University

Emmanuel Bury, Université de Versailles, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines: “André Duchesne et ses correspondants: du réseau savant à la somme historique”

Richard Maber, Durham University: “Friendship and Family in the International Scholarly Networks”

Fabien Montcher, UCLA: “ ‘Aurois-je dû m’attendre qu’un Espagnol voulût non-seulement combler de loüanges un François, mais encore l’en accabler?’ French Scholarly Friendship in the Iberian World”

Pause Café / Coffee Break

11:00-12:45

Readerly Networks, Webs of Knowledge / Réseaux de lecteurs, toiles de connaissances

Moderator: Perry Gethner, Oklahoma State University

Karine Abiven, Université de Paris-Sorbonne, “L’invisible  toile de la curiosité.
Analyse de réseaux dans le genre éditorial des Ana

Stephen Shapiro, Bennington College: “It’s All in the Footnotes: Paratextual Networks in Amelot de la Houssaye’s Commentary on the Mémoires of La Rochefoucauld”

Stephanie O’Hara, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth: “Failures of Transmission in the Translation of Early Modern French Obstetrical Knowledge”

Katherine Dauge-Roth, Bowdoin College: “Shooting the Moon: Women Astronomers in Early Modern France”

12:45-2:15

LUNCH /RARE BOOKS DISPLAY & READING ROOM TOUR

2:15-3:15

Classical Connections

Moderator: Allison Stedman, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Sara Melzer, UCLA: “An Excluded (Dis)connection to the Ancients”

Larry Norman, University of Chicago: “Networks of Classicism”

Pause Café / Coffee Break

3:30-4:45

Creative Networks / Réseaux créatifs: Relation & Collaboration

Moderator: Jay Smith, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Faith Beasley, Dartmouth College: “Collaborative Creation: Reshaping Intellectual History”

Ellen McClure, University of Illinois, Chicago: “Relationality, Authorship and Liberty in La Fontaine’s Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon

Charlotte Trinquet, University of Central Florida & Benjamin Balak,  Rollins College: “Cyberpunks in the Chambre Bleue: A 21st Century Gamified Pedagogy to Teach the Social Networks of the 17th Century at the Intersection of Intellectual Culture and Political-Economics”

5:00

Reception in Queen Anne Lounge of Campus Y (just across the Green from Wilson Library)

FRIDAY, MAY 16: Sessions at the Fed Ex Global Center on the UNC Campus

9:30-10:30

Connections in and around the Theater / Connexions dans et autour du théâtre

Moderator: Mary Ann Frese Witt, North Carolina State University

Heather Kirk, University of Western Ontario: “Enjeux et échanges polémiques du théâtre en 1628 : Alexandre Hardy et l’école de Malherbe”

Chris Semk, Yale University: “The Communion of Saints and the Theater”

Coffee

10:45-12:30

Material Agents, Post-human Interactions / Agents matériels, interactions posthumaines

Moderator: John Lyons, University of Virginia

Denis Grélé, University of Memphis: “Crispin rival de son maître (1707): Vers un nouveau système des pratiques de l’échange”

Thomas Parker, Vassar College: “The Body Gourmand: Physical Appropriation of the Provinces through Networks of Cuisine, Land, and Language”

Jeffrey N. Peters, University of Kentucky: “Vibrant Matter and Mechanical Failure: Making Things Work in the Seventeenth Century”

Roland Racevskis, University of Iowa: “Cyrano’s Posthuman Moon: Comic Inversions and Animist Relations”

12:30-1:30

LUNCH (Executive Business Meeting in Board Room 3009)

1:45-3:00

(concurrent sessions)

Lafayette’s Networks / Les réseaux de Lafayette (4th floor)

Moderator: Rainer Zaiser, University of Kiel

Thomas P. Finn, Ohio Northern University: “Voyeur Networks in La Princesse de Clèves

Bertrand Landry, University of Mount Union: “Toute ressemblance avec des personnages ayant existé ne serait que pure coïncidence ? ou réseaux généalogiques et identitaires dans l’œuvre romanesque de Mme de La Fayette”

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Sociable Networks and Affectionate Attachments / Réseaux sociables et attachements affectifs (Room 2008/2010)

Moderator: Lewis Seifert, Brown University

Christine Probes, University of South Florida: “Un réseau d’amitié, de plaisir, et de nouvelles: La correspondance volumineuse d’Élisabeth-Charlotte d’Orléans”

Anne Theobald, Ithaca College & Ulrich Langer, University of Wisconsin, Madison: “Saying No to the King and to the Lover: Can You Still be Friends?”

David Harrison, Grinnell College: “Hylas, narratrice enjouée? : Creating a Network of Female Wit in French Prose“

Coffee

3:15-4:15

(concurrent sessions)

Language as Maker of Networks/ Le langage, tisseur de réseaux (4th floor)

Moderator: Vincent Grégoire, Berry College

Malina Stefanovska, UCLA: “La circulation et les fonctions des mots d’esprit dans la société du XVIIe siècle”

Valérie Beaudouin, Télécom ParisTech-EHESS-CEMS: “Networks of Rhyming Words in 17th-Century French Theater: A Fragmented World”

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Imaginary Networks / Des réseaux imaginaires (Room 2008/2010)

Moderator: Steve Fleck, California State University, Long Beach

Nina Ekstein, Trinity University “With What Arms Do We Fight? The Network of Possible Worlds in Corneille’s Nicomède

Valentine Balguerie, Brown University: “Relire et relier : pour une lecture en réseau des nouvelles espagnoles, de Dom Carlos à Inès de Cordoue

4:15

Fed Ex Global Center 4th floor

Welcoming remarks by Sam Amago, Associate Professor of Spanish and Associate Chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, UNC, Chapel Hill

Volker Schröder, Princeton University, “Flames, Trolls and Lulz: Webs of Spite in Classical France”

6:00

Reception at Carolina Inn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Sessions at Duke University, Divinity School Rooms 0013W and 0015W

9:00

Bus from Carolina Inn to Duke

9:30

Welcoming remarks at Duke: Srinivas Aravamudan, Professor of English & French, Dean of the Humanities

10:00-11:15

Trans-Atlantic Connections / Connexions trans-atlantiques

Moderator: Anne Duprat, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne

Micah True, University of Alberta: “From Quebec to Paris and Back: Toward a Decentered Reading of the Jesuit Relations from New France”

Catherine Broué, Université du Québec à Rimouski: “L’exploration du Mississippi par Cavelier de la Salle: Un réseau d’influence”

Ashley Williard, CUNY: “Islands of Enclosure and Exclusion: Les Filles à Marier in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic”

Coffee

11:30-12:45

Unlinked: Exclusionary Gestures / Enlever les liens: Gestes d’exclusion

Moderator: Ron Witt, Duke University

Jennifer Perlmutter, Portland State University: “Meh. The Unmarked Jews of Nicolas Boindin’s Le Port de mer

Megan Kruer, Cornell University: “Rape écarté: Madeleine de Scudéry’s Clélie

Barbara Woshinsky, University of Miami: “The Archaeology of Reality: Linguistic Exclusion and Recuperation in 17th-Century Classical Fiction”

1:00-2:30

LUNCH & General Membership Business Meeting, Van der Heyden Pavillion

Rare Book Display in the Rubenstein Rare Book Room of Bostock Library

2:45-4:45

Insurgent Collectives, Spaces of Resistance / Réseaux, collectifs et espaces de résistence

Moderator: Anne Garréta, Duke University

Anna Rosensweig, University of Minnesota: “Closed Heart, Open Secret: The Disclosure of Private Resistance in Corneille’s Suréna

Juliette Cherbuliez, University of Minnesota: “Crowdsourced: The Legend of La Brinvilliers and 17th-century Manifestations of the Collective, the Crowd, and the Multitude”

Agnès Cousson, Université de Bretagne Occidentale: “Port-Royal : quels échos dans les réseaux littéraires au XVIIe siècle ?”

Sylvaine Guyot, Harvard University: “La Palatine, ou l’ermite à la Cour. Visions interstitielles du Grand Siècle”

Bus to Nasher

5:30

Plenary lecture: Hélène Merlin-Kajman, Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle

“Le théâtre comme réseau de personnes, de langue et d’émotions: retour sur la querelle du Cid

6:30-8:30

Gala Reception at Nasher Museum

A bus will bring participants back to the hotel following this event.

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