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Organised by Claire Williams and Elisa Carandina

9.15-9.30  Opening remarks 

9.30-11.00 

Panel 1: New Forms of Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World
               Chair: Claire Williams (St Peter’s College, Oxford; CCWW)


‘Intergenerational Autofictions and Impossible Conversations in Contemporary Spanish and French Women’s Life Writing’; Hannie Lawlor (University College Dublin)
‘Our other stories: Life-writing in Latin(as) America’; Liliana Chávez Díaz (University of St Andrew’s)
‘Biofiction and the Portuguese American woman life writer’; Carmen Ramos Villar (University of Sheffield)

11.00-11.30  Coffee break

11.30-13.00  Panel 2: New Forms of Life-Writing in Hebrew
                     Chair: Elisa Carandina (INALCO, Paris; CCWW)

‘Reviving Communal Life through Personal Memories: Gina Camhy’s Writings in post- Holocaust Bosnia’; Zeljko Jovanovic (CERMOM, INALCO, Paris)
‘Orot BeAfala [Rays of Light]: Women Writing Life after October 7’; Judith Müller (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
‘“Back then I couldn’t read any Yiddish”: Tea Arciszewska Narrates her Youth for Jewish Children in Postwar Paris’; Sonia Gollance (University College London)

13.00-14.30  Sandwich lunch

14.30-16.00  Panel 3: Postgraduate Seminar Discussion

16.00-16.30Tea break

This conference is kindly sponsored by Fondation Inalco  

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Registration Fees Apply:

Standard £25  |  
PG's/Unwaged £15

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