Sterne and Humour

Colloque “Sterne and Humour”

Université de Strasbourg, samedi 4 février 2012

 

Les travaux de ce colloque déboucheront sur la publication d’un volume chez Cambridge Scholars Press, sous l’égide de la SEAA 17-18, à paraître pour le tri-centenaire de la naissance de Sterne.

 

9:00-9:10 – Anne Bandry (UdS) & Peter de Voogd (Utrecht)

9:10-9:30 – “Opening the Heart and Lungs”: The Physiology of Laughter in Sterne’s Works – Alexis Tadié (Paris III)

9:40-10:00 – What’s Locke got to do with it? Owen Ruffhead and Tristram’s Author’s Preface” – Darrell Jones (Dublin)

10:30-10:50 – A ‘new order of beings and things’: Caricature in Sterne’s Fictional Worlds – Marie-Céline Newbould (Cambridge)

Break

11:15-11:35 – Asses, Artichokes and Macaroons: the Joco-serious Humour of Tristram Shandy – Marc Martinez (Rouen)

11:45-12:05 – Talking Dirty: Sterne and the Language of Licentiousness – Tim Parnell (Goldsmiths’ College, London)

12:15-12:35 – Tactus interruptus as a Sternean trope – Geoff Day (Winchester)

Lunch

1:30-1:50 Tristram Shandy as Comedy of Errors – Madeleine Descargues-Grant (Valenciennes)

2:00-2:20 – “Make them like unto a wheel”: Motion and Humour in Tristram ShandyAnne Dromart (Lyon III)

2:30-2:50 – ‘Into what a delicious riot of things am I rushing?’ Material things and humour in Tristram Shandy – Paul Goring (NTNU, Norway)

Break

3:15-3:35 – An Ass, a Goat, a Mule, a Bull, but Where’s the Cock? Sterne’s Comic Menagerie in Word and Image – Brigitte Friant-Kessler (Valenciennes)

3:45-4:05 – Surfeits of words – how to survive lists in Tristram ShandyAmélie Junqua (Amiens)

4:15-4:30 – From the conference to the book – Anne Bandry & Peter de Voogd

 

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22 Rue René Descartes

F – 67084 STRASBOURG CEDEX

 

Université de Strasbourg

Département d’études anglaises et nord-américaines

EA 2325 SEARCH

Faculté des Langues et des Cultures Etrangères