On Thursday, November 16, 2023, the Department of Comparative Literature will co-sponsor with the Department of French a one-day symposium on Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore's first published collaboration, Vues et Visions (1919).
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9:30 welcome/ opening remarks
Moderator: Hannah Freed-Thall
Morgane Cadieu, “Almost an Island”
Václav Paris, “Birds, Rocks, and Indifference”
Ariel Goldberg, “Image Making in Romantic Entanglement”
11:45-1:30 [zoom panel]
Moderator: Andrea Gadberry
Hannah Frydman, “Voyage Away from Lesbos: Sappho's Present Absence in Cahun and Moore's Vues et visions"
Annabel Kim, “Reading the Writing as a Wall”
Amelia Groom, “The Way of Cats”
1:30-3:00 lunch break
Moderator: Emanuela Bianchi
M Ty, “Nonbinary!”
Juno Richards, “Queer/Trans Disability at the Crossroads of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore”
Moderator: Catherine Malabou
Emily Apter, "Trans Erotics and the Duogram: On the Cahun/Moore Partnership in Modernist Aesthetics”
Jack Halberstam, “Turbulence— A Queer Aesthetics”
This conference is organized by Hannah Freed-Thall, Associate Professor in the Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture.