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2017 CLC Research Seminar: Figures of/du care

Join us on Monday, February 27, 2017 for the 2017 CLC Research Seminar, organized by CLC Postdoctoral Fellow Dominique Hétu.

View and download our program by clicking here.

 

 

2017 CLC Research Seminar

Join us on Monday, February 27, 2017 for the 2017 CLC Research Seminar, organized by CLC Postdoctoral Fellow Dominique Hétu.

View and download our program by clicking here.

CLC Research Seminar 2017

 

Figures of Care and of the Ordinary in Contemporary Canadian Literatures

Figures du care et de l’ordinaire dans les littératures canadiennes

 

Monday, February 27th 2017

Salter Reading Room, 3-95 Humanities Center

Monday, February 27th 2017

Canadian Literature Centre

University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB

 

Organized by Dominique Hétu, Postdoctoral Fellow (SSHRC, CLC)

 

 

 

8:30                  Coffee/Welcome participants (Humanities Center 4-29)

 

9:00                  Introduction (Salter Reading Room, Humanities Center 3-95)

                        Daniel Laforest, CLC acting director

 

Panel 1             Politics of Care and Transcultural Vulnerabilities / Vulnérabilités transculturelles et politiques du                          care

                       

9h15                 Danielle Lamb

 

“Caregivers: Grand(parenting) in Métis Picture Books”

 

9h35                 Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike

 

“Care-less-ness in Jane Urquhart’s Sanctuary Line

 

9h50                 Asma M’Barek

 

“Vulnérabilité et postures du care dans Ru de Kim Thúy »

 

10h10                Questions/Discussion    

 

10h30               Break/Pause (4-29)

 

           

Panel 2                         Practices of Care/Pratiques du care

 

 

10h45                Russell Cobb

 

Dumb Okies, Rednecks, and White Trash: Caring about Class.” 

 

11h05                Emily Hoven

 

Spatializing Everyday Care: Field Notes from Edmonton’s Cloverdale Bridge”

 

11h25                Emma and Joseph Pivato

 

Maintaining Personhood in the Context of Care: A Dialogue”

11h45                Questions/Discussion

 

12h05                Lunch

 

 

Panel 3                         Poetics of Care/Poétiques du care

 

 

1h15pm             Genève Rousseau

 

« Raconter le particulier dans Kuessipan de Naomi Fontaine : la mosaïque             ordinaire »

 

1h35                 Riley Klassen-Molyneaux                                                

                                   

                                    « Care de sa culture : la langue, le temps et la terre dans Bâtons à                                                                                     message/Tshissinuatshitakana de Joséphine Bacon et Née de la pluie et de la terre de                                                Rita Mestokosho »

           

1h55                 Amanda Lim

                                   

                                    “The Good and Infinite Life: Philosophy, Ethics and Wellness in Anne Carson’s                                                  ‘Water Margins’”

                       

2h15                 Questions/Discussion

 

 

2h35                 Break/Pause

 

 

Panel 4                         Imagined Futures of Care/Imaginer le futur du care

 

 

2h55                 Emilia Nielsen

 

“Rereading Cereus Blooms at Night: Explicating Figures of Care”

 

3h15                 Dylan Bateman

 

“Moving Away from Waste: Kinship with Water in Rita Wong’s undercurrent.

 

3h35                 Question/Discussion

 

 

 

3h55                 Keynote

 

Dominique Hétu

                                    “Cats, Care, and Hospitality: The Ordinary and the Extraordinary

                                    in the Works of             Heather O’Neill”

 

 

4h45                 Recap/Conclusion

 

5pm                  CLC Poetry Contest Award Reception

2017 CLC Kreisel Lecture | Heather O’Neill

2017 CLC Kreisel Lecture with Heather O’Neill

My Education. On unusual muses and mentors. And how I had to teach myself everything in order to cross the class divide.”

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Timms Centre for the Arts
Pay-what-you-can | Reception & signing to follow

 

Watch Heather O’Neill’s 2017 CLC Kreisel Lecture: