Transnationalism and Imperialism: New Perspectives on the Western

Du 15 novembre 2018 au 16 novembre 2018
Salle St Charles 2 Auditorium

Transnationalism and Imperialism: New Perspectives on the Western

Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
Auditorium, Saint Charles 2
November 15-16, 2018

Keynote speakers: Matthew Carter (Manchester Metropolitan University) and
Andrew Patrick Nelson (Montana State University)

Support comes from EMMA, CAS (Toulouse Jean Jaurès), CORPUS (Picardie Jules Verne), Scientific board of Paul-Valéry University, UFR2 (UPVM), English department (UPVM) and SERCIA

programme_colloque_western.pdf

November 15

9h00 – Welcome coffee
9h20 – Welcome address

9h30 – PANEL 1: Transnational Hollywood
chair : Sarah Hatchuel, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
Transnationalism and the Transcontinental Railroad: Exporting the Silent Epic Western” Patrick Adamson, University of St Andrews
“John Ford’s Cavalry Trilogy: American Imperialism or Irish Republicanism?” Costanza Salvi, Bologna University
"The Mimic Indians in Westerns : a Transnational Concept” Céline Murillo, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité

11h00 – Coffee break

11h30 – KEYNOTE 1
Chair : Marianne Kac-Vergne, Université Picardie Jules Verne
"The Frontier Myth of the Western: Genre Hybrids and Transnational Perspectives” Matthew Carter, Manchester Metropolitan University

12h45 – Lunch break (Médicis Room)

14h15 – PANEL 2: South American and Pacific Westerns
Chair : Claude Chastagner, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
“South of West: The Western According to Colombia” Luis Serna, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and Paula Barreiro,Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin
“(Not) John Wayne & (Not) the American West in Jauja (2014): Lisandro Alonso’s Slow Western" Jenny Barrett, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk (UK)
“North by West: The Manchurian Western and Minoritarian Cinema” Seung-Hwan Shin, University of Pittsburgh

15h45 – Coffee break

16h15 – Roundtable: Contemporary Western Film Studies
Chair: Hervé Mayer, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
With Matthew Carter, Andrew Patrick Nelson, Marek Paryz, Jesús Ángel González

17h45 – end

20h - Dinner

 

November 16

10h – PANEL 3: Western European Westerns
Chair: David Roche, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès
"Unwanted Salvation: The Use of the Savior Formula in Andreas Prochaska’s The Dark Valley (2014)” Marek Paryz, University of Warsaw
“Transnational Post-Westerns in French Cinema: Adieu Gary and Les Cowboys” Jesus Angel Gonzalez Lopez, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander

11h00 – Coffee break

11h30 – PANEL 4: Eastern European Westerns
Chair: Claire Dutriaux, Université Paris Sorbonne, Paris IV
The Curious Case of the Partisan Western Kapetan Leši (Živorad Mitrović, 1960)” Dragan Batancev, Concordia University, Montreal
"Western Influences in the Central and South-eastern European Cinema” Malgorzata Socha, Jagiellonian University, Kraków

12h30 - Lunch break (Médicis Room)

14h00 – KEYNOTE 2
Chair: Hervé Mayer, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
Western Film Histories: New Frontiers, At Home and Abroad” Andrew Patrick Nelson, Montana State University

15h15 – coffee break

15h45 – PANEL 5: Beyond the Western
Chair : Vincent Souladié, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès
"Claude Bernard-Aubert's Les Tripes au soleil (1959) : Exoticism and Decadence at the Twilight of Colonialism” Delphine Robic-Diaz, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
“Lawrence of Arabia (Lean, 1962): Reframing Imperialism and the Poetics of the Desert” Hadrien Fontanaud, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
"Chhattisgarh as India’s Frontier: Reading Masurkar’s Newton (2017) as Postcolonial Western” Samira Nadkarni, Independent Scholar
“'Just Make Me Look Good’: The Duel Against Mythic Representation in the Transnational Western Films of Chloé Zhao” Fareed Ben-Youssef, NYU Shanghai

17h45 – end