053 – (Re)Mapping Gender

 

       organized by the ICLA Research Committee on Comparative Gender Studies

Chair: Liedeke Plate

I.

Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, University of Texas, Austin (USA)
“Crossings and Refuge: Peripatetic Intersectionality and the Western Canon”

Fatima Festić, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
“Inclusive Uncanniness, Uncanny Inclusiveness: Gender and Forced Migration”

William J Spurlin, Brunel University London (UK)
“Migration and/as Translation: Remapping Gender and Sexuality in the Spaces Between Geopolitical Borders in Nina Bouraoui’s Autofictional Writing”

Christina Kkona, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (France)
“Albertine in Anne Carson’s queer journeys: from Stesichoros to Proust”

Mélanie Heydari, Barnard College (USA)
(Dis)embodiment and (dis)orientation in Négar Djavadi’s Désorientale

II.

Rafael Eisinger Guimarães, University of Santa Cruz do Sul (Brazil),
“African ancestry (re)mapping contemporary Brazilian literature: the presence of the mythology of the orixás in Conceição Evaristo's narrative”

Li Nan, Xian International Studies University (China)
“Break Fences; Build a Garden: August Wilson's Spatial Writing of Black Female in Fences Writing Back to Their Eyes Were Watching God

Rita Terezinha Schmidt, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil),
“‘I think where I am’: decolonizing gender, race and ethnicity at the periphery of the West”

Soma Marik, RKSM Vivekananda Vidyabhavan (India),
“Writing the Margins: Plural Perspectives on Transgender Lives from Transgender Activists in India”

III.

Thomas Jesús GARZA, University of Texas at Austin (USA)
“Vladimir Vysotsky on the Global Stage: Soviet Masculinities on the Brink”

Liedeke Plate, Radboud University (The Netherlands)
“(Re)Mapping Masculinity in Northern France: The Novels of Édouard Louis”

Tegan Zimmerman, Saint Mary's University (Canada)
“Gender and Mapping Fourth Wave Feminism”

Xiuhua WANG, Shandong University of Science and Technology (China),
The Gender Representation of First-world Overconsumption: Study on the Relevance of Minority Women to Ecological Environment

Francesca Cichetti - (Re)mapping Gender Through Cassandra in Contemporary Art