Conference Programme

Posted in Conference 2012

FULL PROGRAMME 

“CONFERENCE IDENTITY, MIGRATION AND DIASPORA: NEW SEXUALITIES AND GENDER IDENTITIES”

18-20 APRIL 2012

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WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL

9’30-10’00: registration Aula de Grados María Zambrano

10’00-10’30: conference opening Aula de Grados María Zambrano

10’30-12’00: Opening Plenary Conference Prof. Dr. Logie Barrow, Bremen University (Germany): “Ascribe, Divide and Rule? Some Modes of Intellectual Liminality among Ethnic, Gender, Class and Medical Others.” Aula de Grados María Zambrano

12’00-13’30 Parallel Sessions

Panel 1:  New Homosexual and Lesbian Identities: The Plurality of Sexuality (I) Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain): “No Man’s Land: The Politics and Poetics of BDSM in Gay Porn Movies.”

Eduardo Barros Grela, Universidade da Coruña (Spain): “Sex, Pain and Sickness: Performances of Identity through Spaces and Bodies.”

Sophia Melanson, University ofToronto(Canada): “Mediated Desire and the Objectification of Eastern European Women. A Study of Symbolic Implications of Demand for Trafficked Bodies within Western Culture.”

Panel 2: Sexual Politics, Sexual Policy Aula 4, Aulario IV

Lucía Salvia, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain) “Breaking the Silence: The Uses of a Magazine among the LGBT Community as an Instrument of Social Change inChina.”

Kate Joseph, University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg,South Africa) “Shifting Bodies and Boundaries: The Failure of the South African Media’s Representation of Female Soccer Players.”

Griffiths, David E. Universidad de Cantabria, Santander(Spain) “Child Sexual Abuse and Child Trauma in the Regeneration Trilogy.”

13’30-16’00: Welcome Cocktail at The Botanical Gardens, Faculty of Humanities.

16’00-17’30 Parallel Sessions

Panel 3: Representation of Post-colonial and Contemporary Sexualities and Gender Identities (I) Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Ben Amara, Radhouan University of Cagliari, Sardinia (Italy) “The Body of Power in Assia Djebar’sDiscursiveTerritory”.

Felicity Hand, University Autónoma de Barcelona “Performing as Muslims. Exploring Masculinity in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Fiction.”

Miquel Pomar, Manchester University (UK) “Violating consensus. Violence on Behalf of Religious Discourse and Art as a Counter-Discourse in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers”.

 

Panel 4: PhD. Candidates Panel – Sexuality and Diaspora Aula de Prácticas

Conchi Parrondo, Universityof Málaga, “Identity and Agency in I Have Been in Sorrow’s Kitchen and Licked out all the Pots.Marietta’s Search for Self.”

Mariam Bazi,UniversityofMálaga, “Muslim Women’s Sexuality, Gender and Diaspora in The UK.”

Florina Bako, Universityof Málaga, “Child Abuse in Contemporary African American Literature and Film. Possibilities of Recovery in Push and Precious.

17’30-18’00: Break

18’00-19’30 Parallel Sessions

Panel 5: Media Film and Cultural Representations of Gender Identities and Sexualities Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Ana Rull Suárez, UNED “From Powerful to Empowered to Overpowered.”

David Walton, “Drag, Hyperbolic Bodily Exhibitions and Subversive Repetitions. Inscribing the Body: The Cases of Boys Don’t Cry and Little Britain”.

Remedios Perni Llorente, Universidad de Murcia. “Travellers of The Other: The Androgynous Ophelia”.

Panel 6: Counteracting and Deconstructing Racist and Sexist Stereotypes Aula de Prácticas

Isabel Morales Jareño, Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid, “Joanna Russ’s The Female Man: Vindicating Feminism Through Science Fiction.”

Sara Meyer,UniversityofHaifa, MountCarmel(Israel), “We Were Never Meant to Survive” The Survival Poetry of Audre Lorde.”

Ana Belén Muñoz Jiménez (UNED-Ronda,Spain) “Struggling for an Identity: Being Black and Lesbian. Jackie Kay’s Series of Poems on Bessie Smith.”

THURSDAY 19 APRIL

10’00-11’00: Parallel Sessions

Panel 7: Representation of Post-colonial and Contemporary Sexualities and Gender Identities (II) Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Cynthia Lytle, Universitat de Barcelona: “Representation of Transnational and Sexual Violence in Zoë Wicomb’s The One that Got Away”

Shalene Vasquez,Dartmouth College,New Hampshire(USA) “Historical Crossings and the Negotiation of Sex, Sexuality, and Race in the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora.”

Soumen Mukherjee,InstituteofManagementStudies,Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh (India):

“An Undocumented Immigrant’s Struggle for Existence and Search for Identity in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss”.


Panel 8: Representation of Post-colonial and Contemporary Lust and Abuse

Aula 4, Aulario IV

María José Coperías Aguilar, Universitat de Valencia (Spain) “Lust and Sexuality in Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Rhy’s Antoinette Mason.”

Lucía García Magaldi, Universidad de Córdoba. “Sexuality and Gender Identity in Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea”.

11’00-11’30: Break

11’30-12’30 Parallel sessions

Panel 9: Family, Migration and New Sexual Identities Aula 4, Aulario IV

Idalina Guimaraes, “A New Model for School Families in Portugaland Spain.”

Salomé Yélamos, Universityof Málaga: “New Family Identities and Values in Paula Vogel’s And Baby Makes Seven

Panel 10: Power and Identity Politics Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Laura Gillman, Virginia Tech University, USA. “Epistemic Body Politics in Alicia Gaspar de Alba’s Desert Blood.”

Juan Antonio Tarancón, Universidad de Zaragoza “Say Goodbye to Your Travelling Shoes: The Rediscovery of Place in John Sayles’ Passion Fish.”

12’30-14’00 Book Presentation. Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Justine Tally:

Shirley A. Stave and Justine Tally (eds), Toni Morrison's A Mercy: Critical Approaches.  (Newcastle: upon Tyne, UK Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011).

Pilar Cuder Domínguez:

Pilar Cuder Domínguez, Belén Martín Lucas y Sonia Villegas López, Transnacional Poetics: Asian Canadian Women Writers of the 1990s (Toronto: Tsar, 2011).

Antonia Navarro Tejero:

Cristina Gámez and Antonia Navarro Tejero (eds.), India in the World (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011).

María Isabel Romero Ruiz and Silvia Castro Borrego:

María Isabel Romero Ruiz and Silvia Castro Borrego (eds.), Identity, Migration and Women’s Bodies as Sites of Knowledge and Transgression (Oviedo: KRK, 2009).

María Isabel Romero Ruiz and Silvia Castro Borrego (eds.), Cultural Migrations and Gendered Subjects: Colonial and Postcolonial Representations of the Female Body (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011).

Silvia Castro Borrego:

Silvia Castro Borrego (ed), The Search for Wholeness and Diaspora Literacy in African American Literature (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011).

María Isabel Romero Ruiz:

María Isabel Romero Ruiz (ed.), Women’s Identities and Bodies in Colonial and Postcolonial History and Literature (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012).

 

14’00-15’30 Lunch Break

15’30-17’00 Plenary Conference Dr. David Glover, University of Southampton, UK: “Gender Identity and the Migrant’s Time.” Aula de Grados María Zambrano

17’00-18’30 Round Table I, Research Project I+D FEM 2010-18142 “The Construction of New Sexualities and Gender Identities.” Aula de Grados María Zambrano.

21’30   Conference Dinner at “La Fragua de Mariano” Restaurant.

 

FRIDAY 20 APRIL

9’30-11’00 Round Table II, Research Project I+D FEM 2010-18142 “The Repression of New Sexualities and Gender Identities.” Aula de Grados María Zambrano

11’00-12’00 Parallel sessions

Panel 11: Representation of Women’s Bodies in Contemporary Hip-hop Culture

Aula de Grados María Zambrano

Carolina Pallín, Universidad de Las Islas Baleares, “Is It Really Necessary? Objectification of Women in Current Day Hip Hop.”

Sierra Austin, OhioStateUniversity, “Cultural Colonialism, Visual Culture and the Performative Politics of Rihanna.”

Panel 12: Queering Identity and Sexual Politics Aula 4, Aulario IV

José Yebra, University of Zaragoza (Spain), “Alan Hollinghurst’s The Spell: Dissident and Normative Identity on the Crossroads of AIDS and Consumerism.”

María Teresa González-Minguez, Facultad de Humanidades, UNED-Madrid, “Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle: On How Queer Theory Contributes to Feminism.”

12’00-13’30: Closing Plenary Conference, Prof. Dr. Angelita Reyes, Arizona State University, USA: “Black Women’s Sexuality and the Interplay of Identity and Migration.” Aula de Grados María Zambrano

13’30-14’00: Closing Remarks Aula de Grados María Zambrano

14’00-15’00 IBACS Membership General Assembly Aula de Grados María Zambrano

16’30 Visit to the Alcazaba Monument