Specters of Feminisms in the Works of Joyce Carol Oates


vendredi 01 mars 2024 - samedi 02 mars 2024    
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Le colloque “Specters of Feminism in the Works of Joyce Carol Oates”se tiendra les vendredi 1er et samedi 2 mars 2024 à la Maison de la recherche de la faculté ALLSH d’Aix-Marseille Université, 29 avenue Robert Schuman, à Aix-en-Provence, en salle de colloque 2.

Organisation : Nicolas Boileau et Tanya Tromble-Giraud.

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Friday, March 1, 2024

9:00: Welcome coffee and opening of the conference

Session 1

Chair: Laura Benoît (Aix-Marseille University)

09:30-10:00: Zofia Lesnik (PhD Student, Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences): “Making my way like a sleepwalker out of my life back to the place where I was a child: about Blonde

10:00-10:30 Jocelyn Dupont (MCF, Université de Perpignan): “The 11-year Itch: Exploitation as Sublimation in Blonde (Oates, 2000/ Dominik, 2022)”

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

Chair: Anne Reynès-Delobel (Aix-Marseille University)

10:45-11:15: Sara Watson (MCF, Aix-Marseille University): “Cut Following(s): Power and Surrender for the Women of Man Crazy and The Falls 

11:15-11:45: Charlotte Estrade (MCF, Université Paris Nanterre): “Joyce Carol Oates’s pugilistic writings : on men, women, and humanity”

11:45: Discussion

12:30-14:30: Lunch


Session 2

Chair: Tanya Tromble-Giraud (MCF, Aix-Marseille University)

14:30-15:00: Emilie Heude (PhD Student, Université Picardie Jules Verne): “Beyond ‘Do Not Disturb’: alternatives and possibilities of feminism in Babysitter (2022)”

15:00-15:30: Nicolas Boileau (PR, Aix-Marseille Université): “Representation of the Female Body in Rape: A Love Story and Beasts

15 :30: Discussion

16:00: Coffee Break

16:30-17:30: Keynote address by Gavin Cologne-Brookes (Emeritus Professor, Bath Spa University): “Joyce Carol Ghost and Feminism: Facts Found and Foundered”


Saturday, March 2, 2024

9:00: Welcome coffee

Session 3

Chair: Sara Watson (MCF, Aix-Marseille University)

9:30-10:00: Stéphanie Martin (PR, Université Bordeaux Montaigne): “Shining Light on Women’s Vurlnerability: Joyce Carol Oates’s Take on Feminism in ‘Night, Neon’

10:00-10:30: Tanya Tromble-Giraud (MCF, Aix-Marseille Université) : “Body Horror as Tool in Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘The Chair of Tranquility’ and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’”

10:30-10:45: Discussion

10:45-11: Coffee break

11:00-11:30: Gérald Préher (PR, ?): “The Machine in Joyce Carol Oates’s Evil Gardens: Car Culture and Women’s Power in a Selection of Short Stories”

11 :30-12 :15: Discussion and Closing Remarks