2-Day Conference: "Inscribed Identities: Writing as Self Realization" (Day 2)


Date and Time

May 13, 2017 9:15 AM - 1:00 PM


Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street
Stanford, CA 94305

Faculty Organizer:  Joan Ramon Resina (jrresina@stanford.edu)
Graduate Student Coordinators:  Gabriela Badica (gbadica@stanford.edu) and Pau Guinart (guinart@stanford.edu)




Saturday, May 13:

SESSION 5:  9:15AM-11:15AM, Moderator:  Laura Menéndez Gorina

Laurie McNeill (University of British Columbia)
Co-opted Identity: "Anne Franks" and Frameworks for Testimony

Antonio Monegal (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
The Novel as Life Writing: Fiction and Testimony in Jorge Semprún and Imre Kertész

Joshua Landy (Stanford University)
Saving the Self from Stories: Resistance to Narrative in Primo Levi's Periodic Table

SESSION 6:  11:30AM-1:00PM, Moderator George Rosa-Acosta

Oscar Jané (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Self-Writings and Egodocuments.  Personal memoirs in Catalonia (16th-19th century)

Linda Rugg (UC Berkeley)
Painting Faces:  The Swedish Brothers Hesselius and the Ecology of Life-Transformation in 18th-Century North America


Sponsored by the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; the Stanford Humanities Center; and The Europe Center's Iberian Studies Program


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