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Pynchon's New Worlds

International Pynchon Week 2017

La Rochelle, June 5-9, 2017

Program

Day 5: Friday 9 June
Auditorium - Médiathèque: Médiathèque Michel-Crépeau, Avenue Michel-Crépeau
09:00-10:30
REAPPROPRIATING THE NEW WORLD IN MASON & DIXON
  Chaired by Ali Chetwynd
  Jeffrey Hogrefe, Heidi Lavine and Sergei Macura
⇒ 09:00-09:30
Mason and Dixon as Post Colonial Subjects in the Abolitionist Landscape
  Jeffrey Hogrefe
⇒ 09:30-10:00
The Other America: Caribbean Crosscurrents in Mason & Dixon
  Heidi Lavine
⇒ 10:00-10:30
Empire and its Discontent: Third Space, Anxiety and Paranoia in Mason & Dixon
  Sergei Macura
10:30-10:45
Coffee Break
 
10:45-12:15
REAPPROPRIATING THE NEW WORLD
  Chaired by Sergei Macura
  Kostas Kaltsas, Prerita Sen and Erica Tasch
⇒ 10:45-11:15
'This is America, you live in it, you let it happen. Let it unfurl'
  Prerita Sen
⇒ 11:15-11:45
Thomas Pynchon Passing
  Erica Tasch
⇒ 11:45-12:15
She enjoys it, so?: Femininity and Motherhood in Late Pynchon
  Kostas Kaltsas
12:15-14:00
Lunch
 
14:00-15:30
TURNING THE WORLD INTO REAL ESTATE?
  Chaired by Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd
  Inger Dalsgaard, Tiina Käkelä-Puumala and Eric Sandberg
⇒ 14:00-14:30
The Pop World of Thomas Pynchon
  Eric Sandberg
⇒ 14:30-15:00
'This Land Is My Land, This Land Also Is My Land ': Real Estate Narratives in Pynchon’s Fiction
  Tiina Käkelä-Puumala
⇒ 15:00-15:30
New New York: Pynchon’s criticism of Virtual and Real Estate
  Inger Dalsgaard
15:30-15:45
Coffee Break
 
15:45-17:15
General Discussion
  Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd and Gilles Chamerois