One-day symposium: European Literature on the Move (ELMO)

This one-day-symposium is part of a collaboration between research groups on literature from the Universities of Ghent and Lille III. It focuses on the transnational study of European literatures from Antiquity until the 19th century. Its approach is multilingual and transhistorical.

Date and Venue: Friday, 20 December, 2013
Ghent, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Blandijnberg 2, room 241 (=new number: 120.043)


9.30-10.00: welcome and coffee
10.00-10.40: Wim Verbaal (UGent)
Giving birth to fiction: Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrétien de Troyes and the anonymous Arthur and Gorlagon

10.40-11.20: Fiona McIntosh (Lille III)
International intellectual relations in French Nineteenth Century Journals: the case of the Censeur européen

11.20-12.00: Alexander Roose (UGent)
Marguerite de Navarre: croquer le mal, digérer le bien

Lunch break

14.00-14.40: Katia Hayek (Lille III)
“Literature on the Move” in a Romantic French narrative: translation and translator in Consuelo, La Comtesse de Rudolstadt by George Sand

14.40-15.20: Sandro Jung (UGent)
The Transnational Fortunes of Richardson’s Pamela: Material Culture, Text, and Print

15.20-16.00: Jürgen Pieters (UGent)
Fictions of comfort: Dante, Shakespeare and Flaubert

16.00-… X-mas Reception

Attendance is free. Please register with before Wednesday, 18 December 2013.