lundi 4 janvier 2021

Séminaire de la Société des Dix-Neuviémistes

Dix-Neuf at a Distance 2021

Virtual seminars of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes and Dix-Neuf

The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes and the journal Dix-Neuf are delighted to announce a new seminar series featuring new research by early-career scholars. Each seminar focuses on a specific theme, with two early-career researchers presenting an aspect of their work, followed by general discussion with a moderator. We very much hope you will join us!

The seminar will meet once a month on Fridays 17h UK time/ 12h EST / 18h French time.

17h UK time/ 12h EST / 18h French time.

Here is the link to join:
Meeting ID: 622 105 4913
One tap mobile: +13017158592,,6221054913# US (Washington D.C); +13126266799,,6221054913# US (Chicago)

Starting 8 January 2021

Series organisers: The Editors of Dix-Neuf: Masha Belenky (The George Washington U), Larry Duffy (U of Kent), Andrew Watts (U of Birmingham); and the President of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, Jennifer Yee (Oxford).
For questions, please contact us at


8 January
The Doctor-Patient Encounter / The Primal Scene of Medical Humanities

Beatrice Fagan, University of Kent: ‘“L’École professionnelle de la mère”: Dames-Visiteuses and the Medical Encounter in Nineteenth-Century Crèches’.

Sarah Jones, University of Oxford: ‘Paternal Doctors and Rebellious Patients: The Dynamics of the Stendhalian Doctor-Patient Relationship’.

Moderator: Steven Wilson, Queen’s University Belfast

5 February
Popular Culture and the Body

Hannah Frydman, Brown University: ‘From the Front to the Back Page: Queer Reading in Theory and Practice’

Kasia Stempniak, Hamilton College ‘Prismatic Bodies: Dress and Technology in Loïe Fuller’s Performances’

Moderator: Elizabeth Emery, Montclair State University

11 March *Please note Thursday not Friday slot
Orientalism and Pseudo Science

Sarah Arens, University of St Andrews: ‘Cats, Capitalism, and Colonialism: Re-visiting Pseudo Sciences in Emile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin (1868)’

Julia Hartley, University of Warwick: ‘“Ta race est 89”: The “Aryan’”Myth and the Rhetoric of Scientific Objectivity in Gobineau, Renan, and Michelet’

Moderator: Jennifer Yee, University of Oxford

9 April
The Ugly Truth: Pain at the Limits of Representation in Nineteenth-Century France

Maria Beliaeva Solomon, University of Maryland: ‘Au lisier du réalisme: les contes bruns de Balzac’

Michelle Lee, Wellesley College: ‘The Ugly Truth: Representing Race in Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin’

Moderator: Andrew Watts, University of Birmingham

7 May

Kim Hajek, LSE/Universiteit Leiden: ‘The “Normal state” in French personality psychology.’

Aina Marti, University of Kent: ‘Domestic Architecture and the Incorporation of Medical Discourses of Normality.’

Moderator: Aude Fauvel, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire du Vaud, Lausanne

11 June
Literature and the Press

Helen Craske, University of Oxford: ‘Publishing Vitriol: Rachilde, Léon Bloy, and the Mercure de France.’

Alexandre Burin, University of Durham: ‘Nouvelles en trois lignes: Thinking through Microfiction, from Félix Fénéon to Twitter.’

Moderator: Edmund Birch, University of Cambridge

Further dates to be announced!

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