Journée d’étude ‘New Scales’ 7 juin 2019

Événement ouvert à tous! / Attendance is free.

 

PROGRAM

 

9.00 – 9.15: Welcome

 

9.15 – 10.05: Josie Gill (University of Bristol) · ‘Pharmacogenomics, Racial Medicine and Colson Whitehead’s Apex Hides the Hurt’

Respondent: Kerry-Jane Wallart (Sorbonne University)

 

10.10– 11.00: Pieter Vermeulen (University of Leuven) · ‘Depopulating the Novel: Nonscalability and Population at the End of the World’

Respondent: Catherine Larose (CNRS, Environmental Microbial Genomics)

 

11.00 – 11.20: Coffee break

 

11.20 – 12.10: Ben de Bruyn (Maastricht University) · ‘Ecosystem Modeling: Scales, Populations, Reservoir 13

Respondent: Sarah Bouttier (École Polytechnique)

 

12.15-13.00: Eric Bapteste (CNRS – Pierre et Marie Curie University) · ‘Nested Evolution, Reticulate Evolution, Sideways Evolution: Jumping Across the Scales of Life’

Respondent: Frédérique Aït-Touati (CNRS – EHESS)

 

13.00 – 14.30: Lunch break

 

14.30-16.00: Frédérique Aït-Touati (CNRS – EHESS), Eliane Beaufils (University of Paris 8), Liliane Campos (Sorbonne Nouvelle University – IUF)

Round-table: ‘New Biological Scales in Contemporary Performance’

 

16.00 – 16.15: Coffee break

 

16.15 – 17.05: Sophie Musitelli (University of Lille – IUF) · ‘Still Life and Vital Matter in Gillian Clarke’s Poetry’

Respondent: Marc Porée (Sorbonne Nouvelle University / ENS)

 

17.10 – 18.00: Derek Woods (Dartmouth College) · ‘Fungoid Life: The Novels of Jeff VanderMeer’

Respondent: Pierre Cassou-Noguès (Paris VIII University)

 

18.00: Drinks

 

This symposium is organized by the “Sciences et Littérature” group of the Sorbonne Nouvelle, thanks to the financial support of the Institut universitaire de France and of “19-21 Modernités critiques” (EA 4398 PRISMES).

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