Programme: Seminar ‘Environmental Humanities’@ LARCA
We are happy to invite you to the first seminar of the new “Environmental Humanities” research group @ LARCA, the research center in humanities and social sciences of the anglophone world, at Université de Paris.
The seminar will take place online on November 5th, 5 pm-7pm, Paris time. Prof. Cécile Roudeau, Assoc. Prof. Estelle Murail and I will circulate the Zoom link nearer the time.
Prof. Thomas Dutoit (Université de Lille, Research fellow at LARCA in 2020-2021), will give a paper titled:
Stone and Store, Earth and World, Conversation and Conservation: Alice Munro’s “Working for a Living” (2006, in Alice Munro, View from Castle Rock).
Nicholas Royle, Professor of English at the University of Sussex, will be the respondant. Nicholas Royle has recently published, among others, Hélène Cixous: Dreamer, Realist, Analyst, Writing (2020), Mother: A Memoir (2020), An English Guide to Birdwatching: A Novel (2017), Veering: A Theory of Literature (2011).
The text of Munro’s story can be found here
Thomas Dutoit’s presentation will be followed by a general discussion on the objectives and projects of the research group.