Space, Affect, Memory: Performances and Representations
Hermes Consortium for Literary & Cultural Studies
Research Group – Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, PhD Programme in Literary and Cultural Studies. University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Organising Committee: Fernando Cabo Aseguinolaza, César P. Domínguez Prieto, Tomás Espino Barrera
“Space, Affect, Memory: Performances and Representations”
24‐25 June 2021
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Welcome (9:15): Fernando Cabo Aseguinolaza
Keynote lecture 1 (9:30h)
Ben Anderson (Durham University): “Capitalism and Affective Change: A Geohistory of Boredom”. Introduction by Fernando Cabo Aseguinolaza.
Panel 1 (11:30h‐13h)
Chair: Jennifer Rushworth.
Tim Gupwell (Montpellier) “Space, affect, Memory: D. H. Lawrence's Mornings in Mexico (1927)”. Kateřina Kovářová (Prague): “The Landscape of Memory: Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in the West”.
Anne‐Sophie Bogetoft Mortensen (Roskilde): “Writing and Reclaiming the Shore in Anglocreole Caribbean Literature”.
Panel 2 (14:30h‐16h)
Chair: Catarina Nunes de Almeida.
Flavio Paredes Cruz (Montpellier): “Nostalgia for the defeated: images of pre‐Columbian America in French‐Belgian comics”.
Richard Vargas (Giessen): “The Representation of Spaces of Conflict in Contemporary Graphic Novels. Case‐study of La Palizúa, Sin Mascar Palabra, and Caminos Condenados”.
Joanne Britland (OSL): “Comedic Performance: Cinematic Responses to the 2008 Social and Financial Crisis in Spain”.
Panel 3 (16:30h‐18h)
Chair: Christine Reynier.
Sarah Moxham (UCL): “Excavating the Sky, Ulassai 1981: Community Remapping through Poetic‐ Performative Pedagogy”.
Jonas Prinzleve (Lisbon): “The Coloniality of Urban Narrative Space: City Branding, Cultural Memory and ‘Affective Mis‐Interpellation’ in Lisbon and Hamburg”.
Angela Princiotto (USC): “Performing Space, Affect and Memory in the diaspora”.
Keynote Lecture 2 (18:30h)
Helena Míguélez‐Carballeira (Bangor University): “Galicia on Netflix: rural spaces and queer temporalities”. Introduction by César Domínguez.
Panel 4 (10h‐11:30h)
Chair: Florian Mussgnug.
Asmaa Hassaneen (Aarhus): “Homeland, One Journey, Two Paths. Space and Affect in the Travelling Memory of Palestine in Two Sagas”.
Miriam Miscoli (Siena): “The vanished motherland. Mnestic topographies in the poetry of Paul Celan”. Katia Marcellin (Montpellier): “Wandering Traumatised Spaces: Performing Spatial and Temporal Vulnerabilities in Jon McGregor’s Even the Dogs”.
Panel 5 (12h‐13:30h)
Chair: Karen‐Margrethe Simonsen.
Rebecca Marie Murray (Prague): “Gambling, Capital and Self‐Regulation: Adventure‐Making as Risk‐ Taking in Godwin’s St. Leon (1799)”.
Laura Camino (USC): “Affectivity in History: An Exploration through Medieval Texts”.
Eva Zimmermann (Giessen): “The Influence of Affect on the Positioning of Dramaturgical Work within Discursive Spaces”.
Panel 6 (15h‐16:30h)
Chair: Pablo Valdivia.
Ana Romão Alves (Lisbon): “Performing Warfare from Afar: The Gendered Implications of Spatial Displacement in Good Kill (2014) and Eye in the Sky (2015)”.
Eric Wistrom (Wisconsin‐Madison): “Affect and the Limits of Cultural Performativity in Y.B.’s Allah superstar”.
Lyu Guangzhao (UCL): “The Heterotopic Enclaves and Capitalist Monster in China Miéville’s ‘New Weird’ Story ‘Perdido Street Station’”.
Keynote Lecture 3 (17h)
Germán Labrador (Princeton University): “Colombuscopies. Migrant geographies of the Hispanic Atlantic and national memory sites, from 1898 to 2020”. Introduction by Tomás Espino.