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Les romanciers lecteurs

Thursday 4 May, and Friday 5 May 2017, 9am to 5:30pm
Birks Building, room 111, 3520 University.

Conference: Diplomacy and the Modern Novel: Britain, France, and the Mission of Literature

Program (pdf)

L'affiche

Thursday 30 March 2017, 9am to 5pm
Ballroom, Thomson House, 3650 McTavish, McGill

Journée d'étude: Vivre et raconter: le cas du roman «biographique» (1830-1880)

Les romanciers lecteurs

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Chris Langlois (McGill)
"The Terror of Thinking in Samuel Beckett's The Unnamable"

Catherine Lavarenne (Université du Québec à Montréal)
"Le roman et le paysan: tensions entre littératie et oralité"

Les romanciers lecteurs Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Raphaëlle Décloître, McGill University
«En quête d’un genre: tentative de circonscription du récit allégorique de la fin du Moyen Âge»

Gabriel Cholette, McGill University
«Le Diable est dans les détails. Variantes génériques dans les manuscrits du Roman de Robert le Diable» 
Les romanciers lecteurs

Thursday, November 29th 2016, 2:00PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Catherine Nygren, McGill University
"Text Mining Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing"

Alex Bellemare, Université de Montréal
«La fabrique du monde. Poétique et imaginaire du lieu dans la fiction utopique (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)»

Les romanciers lecteurs Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Thomson House, room 404

Conference: «Le roman au futur antérieur. Filiations et continuités du roman québécois (1945-1970)»
Les romanciers lecteurs

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 11:00AM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Scott Black, University of Utah
"Without the Novel: Romance, Recursion, Anachronism in Burney's The Wanderer."

Les romanciers lecteurs


Monday, October 31, 2016, 3:00PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Nicholas Cronk, University of Oxford
"'Que dire quand tout semble dit?' : Voltaire, Candide et la posture auctoriale"

Les romanciers lecteurs

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 9:30AM-5PM
Gold Room, Faculty Club, McGill University

Colloquium
«Mettre en livre. Pour une approche de la littérature médiévale»

Anne Salamon (Laval University)
Mettre en livre : introduction

Francis Gingras (University of Montreal)
Codex multorum librorum est. La mise en recueil des textes vernaculaires au Moyen Âge

Sabrina Vervacke (Laval University)
Éditer la Bible des Poëtes

Isabelle Arseneau (McGill University)
L’agaçante révolte du romancier. L’exemple de Méraugis de Portlesguez dans le ms. de Vienne ÖN 2599

Sandrine Hériché-Pradeau (Paris-Sorbonne University)
Perceforest : cent inscriptions à ponctuer, des manuscrits aux imprimés

Ariane Bottex-Ferragne (University of Montreal)
Les vers modèles d’Hélinand de Froidmont et du Reclus de Molliens : une lecture « marquante » du ms. BnF fr. 2199

Raphaëlle Décloître (Laval University)
Chemins dantesques et mise en fiction de la lecture dans l’œuvre de Christine de Pizan

See poster.

Les romanciers lecteurs

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 1:30PM
Leacock 738, McGill University

Conference
Christophe Pradeau, Paris-Sorbonne University
«Chez le personnage»

See poster.

Les romanciers lecteurs Tuesday, Februrary 16th, 1:30PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Vincent Lambert (McGill)
«Résurgences épiques dans le roman québécois contemporain»

Emily Kopley (McGill)
Virginia Woolf’s "immature and ill considered and wild and annoying ideas about prose and poetry"
Novelists reading Novelists November 23rd 2015, 1:00PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Marcie Frank, Concordia University
"Theater and the Theory of the Novel"

Isabelle Daunais, McGill University
«Le roman et la "crise de la mémoire"»
Novelists reading Novelists

October 14th 2015, 1:30PM
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Robin Graham, (Concordia)
"The Exemplification of Exhaustion: Capitalist Realism in the Economic Novel"

Sébastien Roldan, postdoctoral fellow, University of Strasbourg
«Aux sources de la fluvialité dans la théorie du roman français : Balzac et Sainte-Beuve»

Novelists reading Novelists

Wednesday, May 6th 2015: 2pm

Leacock Building, room 738, McGill University

 

Benoît Peeters (novelist, screenwriter, biographer and critic)

« Paul Valéry et le roman »

Novelists reading Novelists

Tuesday, April 7th 2015: 2:30pm

Leacock Building, room 738, Universiy McGill

 

Marielle Macé (École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris)

« Nécessiter le réel : sur le style documentaire en littérature »

 

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Novelists reading Novelists

Tuesday, March 31st 2015: 4pm

Arts Building, room 160, Universiy McGill

Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of East Anglia)
«Reading Statelessness : Arendt, Kafka, and Coetzee»

See program

Novelists reading Novelists February 18th 2015 : 9:30am-12:30pm
Arts Building, room 160, McGill University

Workshop : La Fête de l’insignifiance de Milan Kundera

With Francis Mus (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Lakis Proguidis (revue L’Atelier du roman), Yannick Roy (Cégep du Vieux-Montréal) et Isabelle Daunais (McGill)

See program
See poster
See article

Novelists reading Novelists

January 12th, 2015: 1:30pm

Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

 

Olivier Parenteau, Cégep de Saint-Laurent
«L'art du roman selon Michel Houellebecq»

 

Daniel Newman, Concordia University
"The Novel as Thought Experiment: Quantum Decoherence and Narrative Causality in David Lodge's Thinks..."

Novelists reading Novelists

January 27th, 2015, 2:00PM
Arts Building, room 160, McGill University

Nicholas Dames (Columbia University)

"The Chapter: from Caesarea to Victorian London"

 

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Novelists reading Novelists November 25th, 2014: 2:30pm

Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Paul Kawczak, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

«Roman d'aventures et aventure dans le roman: histoire d'une notion littéraire de l'aventure du symbolisme à l'existentialisme»

Mitchell Brown, McGill

"Human Rights and Postwar Internationalism in Graham Greene's The Third Man"

Novelists reading Novelists

October 16th, 2014: 2:30pm-4:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Isabelle Arseneau, McGill

« Du roman à la romance : contre une appréhension téléologique de l’histoire du roman »
 
Audray Fontaine, McGill

« ”Mon engin n’est pas jusque la habille : l’impéritie stylistique du prosateur du Chevalier qui la nef maine »

Vincent Moreau, McGill

« De l'épopée à la chronique : à propos de deux passages de la mise en prose de Garin le Loherain »

Novelists reading Novelists

April 3rd 2013, 10am

Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Meeting with Dominique Rabaté, Université Paris-Diderot (Paris VII)

Novelists reading Novelists
Novelists reading Novelists

Wednesday March 13, 2013
Conferences of Massimo Rizzante (University of Trento)

  • 2:30pm-4pm: «L'Identité de Milan Kundera»
    avec la participation de François Ricard
    Arts W20

Thursday March 14, 2013

  • 4pm-6pm: «The Essay and the Novel. Notes about a massacre»
    Arts W20
Novelists reading Novelists

Monday February 17th, 2013: 3pm-5pm
688 Sherbrooke West, room 1041

Conference by Tiphaine Samoyault (Université Paris III)
«L'idée de littérature contemporaine»

Novelists reading Novelists

November 27th 2013: 10:30am-12:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Pierre-Olivier Brodeur
, Université de Montréal

«Un contre-poison au poison romanesque: le roman édifiant (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)»

Simon Macdonald, Université McGill
"Identifying Mrs Meeke: Another Burney Family Novelist"


Novelists reading Novelists

October 24th 2013: 10:30am-11:30am
Arts Building, Room 160, McGill University

Trevor Merrill (California Institute of Technology)
«Le désir triangulaire dans une nouvelle de Milan Kundera»

Novelists reading Novelists

October 23rd 2013: 10:30am-11:30am
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Trevor Merrill
(California Institute of Technology)
"A Paradox at the Heart of Jane Austen’s Defense of the Novel"

Full text available for download

Novelists reading Novelists

28 November 2012, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Hilary Havens, McGill

"Cougars on the Hunt in the Novels of Henry Fielding and Frances Burney"

Guillaume McNeil-Artaud, Université Laval
«"Les ouvriers de la même heure": le journal dans la poétique romanesque d’Émile Zola.»

Novelists reading Novelists

24 october 2012, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Katerine Gosselin, Université Paris 8 - Vincennes-Saint-Denis

«Déchronologie romanesque, de Claude Simon au roman contemporain»

Allan Hepburn, McGill

"Elizabeth Bowen and the Technique of the Novel"

Novelists reading Novelists

16 april 2012, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Ariel Buckley, McGill

"Under the Volcano: Elizabeth Taylor and the Postwar Novelist"


Gabrielle Roy-Chevarier, McGill

«Entre lecture et relecture: l'influence de Proust sur l'art du roman d'Elizabeth Bowen»

Novelists reading Novelists

Click here to download the programme of the conference

Novelists reading Novelists

13 february 2012, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Maude Labelle, McGill
«Le romancier en lecteur de faits divers : Flaubert, Goncourt et Zola»

Laurence Williams, McGill
"Robinson Crusoe Meets the Tartars: Nomadism and the Early
Eighteenth-Century Novel"

Novelists reading Novelists

30 November 2011, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University


Ashley Woodward, Concordia

“Media and Social Mediation in Mansfield Park”


Joanna Donehower, Concordia

"The English Stage and the English Novel: Performances of The Stranger in Godwin's St Leon."

Novelists reading Novelists

2 November 2011, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Michel Biron, McGill

« L’autre solitude ou l’art du non roman : le nord et le roman québécois de

langue française »

Renaud Roussel, McGill

"Northern Disappearances in Mordecai Richler's Solomon Gursky Was Here"

Novelists reading Novelists

15 March 2011, 2:20pm - 4:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Marcie Frank, Concordia
"Elizabeth Inchbald on how not to write a novel"

Isabelle Daunais, McGill
«"Le romancier des romanciers": James lecteur de Flaubert»

Cynthia Quarrie, University of Toronto
"No One's History: Kazuo Ishiguro and the State of the Contemporary British Novel"

Novelists reading Novelists

25 January 2011, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Louise-Hélène Filion, UQAM
«Yvon Rivard lecteur de Handke : la plongée dans l'«instant»»
Full text available for download

Thomas Mainguy, McGill
«Comme un château de sable : le roman d'Hubert Aquin»

Novelists reading Novelists

Novelists reading Novelists
30 November 2010, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Luba Markovskaïa, McGill
«Lire le libertinage au XXe siècle: Vivant Denon lu par Milan Kundera, Philippe Sollers et Louis Malle»
Full text available for download

Seminar

Novel and Movement
26 October 2010, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

François Masse, McGill
«Jean-Philippe Domecq: les joies indigestes de la vitesse»
Full text available for download

Julie McIsaac, Concordia
"Walking and Narrative Form in Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague"

Novelists' Correspondences (II)

Novelists' Correspondences (II)
15 April 2010, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Peter Sabor and Katie Gemmill (McGill)
Frances Burney's French Letter Book

Cécile Facal (McGill)
Novelists of La Relève

Sarah Skoronski (McGill)
Pointed Opinions: Lady Bradshaigh's Marginalia on Samuel Richardson's Clarissa

Novelists' Correspondences (I)

Novelists' Correspondences (I)
17 February 2010, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Mathieu Bélisle (University of Chicago)
Une amitié littéraire. De Gide à Martin du Gard
Full text available for download

Allan Hepburn and Paula Derdiger (McGill)
Writing Circles: Bowen and Woolf, Taylor and Bowen
Full text available for download

Yannick Roy (revue L'Inconvénient)
Gustave Flaubert and Mlle Leroyer de Chantepie

Colloquium: Les romanciers de l'extrême contemporain

Workshop: Contemporary novelists on the novel
9 December 2009, 2pm - 4pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Mathilde Barraband, Université de Montréal
«Le roman dépassé. Une histoire fin de siècle (autour de P. Bergounioux et F. Bon)»

Audrey Camus, Université McGill
«Contre le roman: Chevillard, Senges, Volodine»
Abstract available for download

Marty Fink, CUNY Graduate Center, New York
«Novel Approaches to HIV/AIDS: The Care Giving Testimony and the Return of the Queer»

Colloquium: War Novelists

Workshop: War Novelists
11 November 2009, 2pm - 4pm
Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, McLennan Library, McGill University

Has the experience of war - unique in itself - opened up an otherwise inaccessible space for novelists to reflect on the possibilities of their art? Has it led to a new perception or a new awareness of the novel as a means of thinking about the world and about human existence? And in what capacity has the novel shaped our understanding of the experience of war?

Caroline Krzakowski, Department of English
Lawrence Durrell

Olivier Parenteau, Department of French Language and Literature
Louis Aragon

Ian Whittington, Department of English
E.M. Forster.