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Violent Child-Animal Encounters in Literature

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Standbild aus Le chat qui dort (1992)
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Violent Child-Animal Encounters in Literature

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Hybrid uedbet体育滚球_uedbet体育平台-在线|投注 Conference at Friedrich Schiller University Jena from 28-30 September 2023

The conference is organized by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Valeska Bopp-Filimonov (Romance Studies, Jena University) and Marina O. Hertrampf (Romance Studies, University of Passau). The event is partnered by “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania.

For participation at Senatssaal 1, Fürstengraben 1, Jena or online, we kindly ask to register hereExterner Link


Thursday, 28 September 2023

5 pm Registration
6 pm Welcome Note
6:30 pm Keynote
Representations of Animal Harm and Their Social Impact. Insights from Empirical Ecocriticism
Wojciech Ma?ecki (Wroc?aw, PL)
8 pm Dinner

Friday, 29 September 2023

10 am - Block I: National Perspectives
?Ohne die gefangene Fliege um ihre Meinung zu befragen“. Gequ?lte Insekten in der deutschen Literatur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts
Paula Radnitz and Alexandra Tretakov (Eichst?tt-Ingolstadt, DE)

The Child ?Merely? Wants to Play... Violent Encounters Between Child and Animal in Russian Literature
Nadine Menzel (Leipzig, DE)

Dead Animals in Romanian Fiction: Critical Realism, Socialist Realism, Capitalist Realism
?tefan Baghiu and Mihai Iov?nel (Sibiu/Bucharest, RO)

1:30 pm - Block II: Gender, Sexuality, Pedagogy; 19th c. and earlier
The girl in a beast's skin. Childhood, animality and violence in fairy tales
Déborah Lévy-Bertherat (Paris, F)

Symbolic Violence towards Nature and Animals as a Symptom of Late Colonial Discourse: on Victorian Girls’ Periodicals and the Pitfalls of Feminine Gentleness
Maria Chiorean (Sibiu, RO)

‘La nécessité nous instruira’. Shipwrecked children and the exploitation of exotic animals in Jules Verne's Robinsonnades
Alix Ricau (Berlin, DE)

3:30 pm - Block III – Pedagogy, Education, Socialization, around 1900
?Que no pueden pedir consuelo para lo que sufren“. Animal cruelty in children as a challenge for pedagogical texts in France and Spain around 1900
Teresa Hiergeist (Wien, AT)

Children?s violence on animals: Elena Farago?s poems in which animals speak out (Romania 1906)
Valeska Bopp-Filimonov (Jena, DE)

Lessons about Animal Cruelty: The Socialization of Violence in Romanian Literature targeted at young Romanian and English-speaking Audiences
Cosmin Borza and Anca Simina Martin (Sibiu, RO)

6 pm - Videoscreening and Lecture
Le chat qui dort (1992) de Jo?l Bartolomeo ou les formes de la le?on
Vincent Lecomte (St. Etienne, F)

Saturday, 30 September 2023

9:30 am - Block IV - Dysfunctional Families, Burdens of Society , Ambivalent Historical Pasts, Psychoanalysis

“Some penguins go fishing and never come back”. Children and animals in Camilio José Cela’s The Family of Pascual Duarte (1942) and Marieke Lucas Rijneveld’s The Discomfort of Evening (2018)
Diana Mistreanu (Luxembourg/LU)

Child-animal violence as self-hatred. Self-representation and emancipation in Marin Preda?s The Moromete Family (1955)
Ovio Olaru (Sibiu, RO)

From condemnation to breaking taboos: Florence Dupré Latour’s graphic novel Cruelle (2016) as an autofictional processing of child cruelty to animals
Marina O. Hertrampf (Passau, DE)

11:30 - Block V – War time, More-than human Societies in Crisis, Contemporary Literature
Human-Animal Encounters During Wartime: ?Literary Animals in Post-Yugoslav Literature
Snejana Ung (Sibiu, RO)

?12:15 pm - Closing Plenary