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27-28 APRIL 2015
DAY ONE at Senate Chamber, Trent Building
08:30 09:00

Registration and tea/coffee

09:00 09:15


09:15 11:15

Panel one: Pirates, Peace, and Revolucon (chair: Timo Schrader)

Tom Padden (German Studies)
Einigkeit der Einzelgnger? Organisational Engagement with the Peace
Movement and the Crisis of Obligation in the
Onur Alptekin (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies)
Discourse on Piracy with Specific Emphasis on the 17th Century Atlantic
Isabel Story (Russian and Slavonic Studies/Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin
American Studies)
Culture Is Not a Luxury: Cultural Organisation in Revolutionary Russia and

11:15 11:45


11:45 13:15

Panel two: Language and Identity (chair: TBC)

Armandina Deller (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies)
Power, Positionality, and Reflexivity: Cuban Research for UK Students
Ronald Salmond (Digital Technologies for Language Teaching)
Guidelines for Enhancing Instructor Issued Corrective Feedback and
Methods for Training Students to Deliver Beneficial Corrective Feedback
during Collaborative Language Tasks
Jennifer Prescott (Digital Technologies for Language Teaching)
Shifting Identities of the 21st Century Language Learner: The Application
and Integration of Digital Technologies Has Changed How Students SelfIdentify and Why They Learn
Katie Harrison (Russian and Slavonic Studies)
Language, Nation, and Identity in Post-Soviet Ukraine: Russo-Ukrainian
Bilingualism in a Time of Political Conflict

13:15 14:15

Lunch break

14:15 15:45

Panel three: Critical Theory as Process (Centre for Critical

Thomas Harding (Centre for Critical Theory)
Psychoanalysis as a Critical Praxis: Engaging with the Clinic of Autism
David Eckersley (Centre for Critical Theory)
Masking as Subjective Change: Clairefontaine and Maya Epistemology

15:45 16:15

Tea/coffee break

16:15 17:45

Panel four: Cultural Translations (chair: Nicola Thomas)

Sarah Tang (French and Francophone Studies and Comparative Literature)
Cultural Translation in Larissa Lais When Fox Is a Thousand
Olivia Hellewell (Russian and Slavonic Studies)
Title TBC
Kate Martin (Russian and Slavonic Studies)
Revolution, Reformation and Ideology - Why is Early Soviet Prose So
Challenging for Translators and Translation Theory?

17:45 18:45

Keynote address: How to make the most of postgraduate study

Prof Pat Thomson, Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies


Wine reception

DAY TWO atSenate Chamber, Trent Building

09:30 11:00

Panel five: Narrative Representations (chair: Gesine Haberlah)

Isha Pearce (French and Francophone Studies)
Representations of Home in the Literary Work of Michel Houellebecq
Kathryn Bryan (Comparative Literature)
Female Sexual Agency in the French Fin-de-Sicle Novel
Miriam Grossi (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies)
The Narrative of Guerre Rvolutionaire in Brazil
Sam La Vedrine (Comparative Literature)
Cosmic Indifference or Cosmic in Difference: A Poetry of Fact and the
Influence of Hugh MacDiarmid in the Geopoetics of Kenneth White



11:30 12:20

Panel six: Remediations and New Forms of Media (chair:

Gianlluca Simi)
John Lynskey (Culture, Film, and Media)
Cinema as Event: Cinematic Exhibition and Event Experience
Laura Todd (Russian and Slavonic Studies)
The Wolf in Sheeps Clothing? Fake Documentary Films in Contemporary
--- Move over to Highfield House, A01 ---

12.20 13:50
Lunch and undergraduate poster session in the Cloisters,
Highfield House.

13:50 15:35

Panel seven:Media and the State (chair: Samuel Matuszewski)

Anneliese Hatton (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies)
Who Will Save Portugal? The Advertising Campaigns of LicorBeiro in the
Wake of the Portuguese Economic Crisis
Emily Rees (Culture, Film, and Media)
Television and the Home in Britain During the 1960s to 1970s
Abi Rhodes (Culture, Film and Media)
How Are We Presenting Social Alternatives?
Emilio Martinez (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies)
A Case Study Assessment of Discursive Insufficiencies in the
Contemporary Cuban Mainstream Press

15:35 16:00


16:00 17:00

Interactive workshop 1a
Finding success as an early career researcher
Dr David M. Bell, CLAS


Interactive workshop 1b
Careers outside academia for arts and social science researchers
Nat Edwards, Canopy Insight

17:00 18:00

Interactive workshop 2a
Dissertation dos and don'ts
Dr Paul Grainge, CLAS


Interactive workshop 2b
Public engagement
Dr Laura Carletti, Department of Computer Science


Wine reception