POSTGRADUATE STUDY DAY
Saturday 3rd March 2012, 10.00am – 6.00pm
University of Sheffield
10.00-10.30: Coffee and registration
Professor Máire Cross, Honorary President of ASMCF (University of Newcastle)
10.40-11.40: Professional Development Session 1
Chair – tbc
o Surviving submission and the Viva – Dr. Jack Rhoden (University of Sheffield)
o Getting postdoctoral funding and jobs in academia – Dr. Robert D. Priest (Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge)
o Academic publishing – Dr. Penny Roberts, Co-Editor of French History (University of Warwick)
11.40-11.50: Short break
11.50-12.50: Professional Development Session 2
PANEL ONE – Researching Modern and Contemporary France
Chair – Joanna Warson (University of Portsmouth)
o The BnF and the Inatheque Media Library – Iain Mossman (Cardiff University)
o Oral History in France – Dr. Lindsey Dodd (University of Huddersfield)
o Research as a contact sport: delving into the archives! – Dr. Brian Sudlow (Aston University)
PANEL TWO – Researching Medieval and Early Modern France
Chair – Linda Briggs (University of Warwick)
o How to use early modern archives' - Prof. Mark Greengrass (University of Sheffield and University of Warwick)
o Stories from the archives: examples of successful research
o 'Popular culture in early modern Bordeaux: evidence from the archives départmentales de la Gironde' - Matt Jackson (University of Warwick)
o 'War and the Eastern Frontier: documents from the Lorraine archives" - Phil McCluskey (University of Manchester)
o Dispelling myths about French Archives' - Q&A panel session led by Linda Briggs (University of Warwick)
1.35-3.05: Futures in French history
Chair – Laura Kottos (University of Reading)
o Natalie Hawkes (University of Newcastle), Shared Futures: Antoine Vallot, Guy-Crescent Fagon and the Premier médecin in Louis XIV’s Reign.
o Anissa Bennaïli (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick), La postérité de la figure de Louis XIV comme "enfant-roi".
o Sarah Wood (University of Manchester), The Republic on trial: the Galmot affair, memory and the future in interwar Guyane.
o David Lees (University of Warwick), An imaginary future for an imaginary reality: the ideological ambitions of Vichy France.
3.05-3.15: Short break
3.15-4.25: Futures in French culture
Chair – Dr Loïc Guyon, President of ADEFFI (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick)
o Will Crichton (University College London), A cloth woven of stories told: future production and the possibility of catharsis in Toussaint and Houellebecq.
o Marion Joassin (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick), Casimir Delavigne, une star littéraire sans avenir?
o Oliver O’Hanlon (University College, Cork), Cartoon versions of the future in L’Écho de Paris in the early 1920s.
4.25-4.45: Tea break
4.45-5.55: Futures in contemporary France
Chair – Andrew Smith (Queen Mary, University of London)
o Abigail Taylor (University of Sheffield), Understanding child poverty in Lille and Sheffield: an emphasis on the future with knowledge of the past.
o Martin Verbeke (University of Stirling), A Sociolinguistic Analysis of French Rap Music: The Importance of Teaching Familiar and Vulgar French and French Slang at University.
o Angus MacDonald (University of Stirling), New French horror and the trauma of the future.
5.55-6.00: Closing remarks and thanks
Registration now open for the first annual joint postgraduate study day organised by l'Association des études françaises et francophones d'Irlande, Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and Society for the Study of French History
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