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ABIL (ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH AND IRISH LUSITANISTS)

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 8 AND SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2017

THE EDGE

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Friday 8th September


9.00 – 9.25

Conference registration (Reception, The edge Hub)

9.25 – 10.30

Welcome remarks and Plenary: Thomas Earle (introduced by Juliet Perkins): Inês de Castro: a Portuguese national myth.

(High Tor 2)

10.30-11


Coffee break (Bar, The Edge)

11 - 1 p.m.

High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4





Panel 1: Transnational perspectives

Chair: Claire Williams

Daniel Mandur Thomaz (University of Oxford): A counter-Ethnology: the British “exoticism” through the eyes of Antônio Callado

David Brookshaw (University of Bristol): Literary appropriation and translation: two novels featuring Macau

Suzan Bozhurt (Utrecht University): From Screen to Paper: Contemporary Women Writers in Portugal and their use of Digital Media as a Publishing Forum.



Panel 2: Sources, editions, and censorship

Chair: Thomas Earle

Stephen Parkinson (University of Oxford): The Blessed Virgin cheats at dice: Cantiga 214 and the Alfonsine miracle kitchen

André Barros Penafiel (University of Oxford): Towards a Bibliographical Study of Os Lusíadas, 1572

Juliet Perkins (King’s College, London): Fernão Lopes and Livy

Phoebe Oliver (University of Warwick): Acting in good faith: censors and their practices in shaping Portuguese literary culture (1807-1815)


TROPO UK Workshop: Por uma abordagem simbiótica entre língua e estudos culturais: reflexões teórico-práticas sobre o ensino de Português no contexto universitário britânico.
Antônio Márcio da Silva (University of Surrey), Ana Souza, Regina Duarte (Instituto Camões), Ana Reimão (University of Liverpool) e Sofia Martinho (University of Leeds) (TROPO UK – The Association of Teachers and Researchers of Portuguese Language in the UK)


1 – 2 p.m.

Lunch break (Bar, The Edge)





High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4


2 - 3.30 p.m.

Panel 4: Queer themes in popular culture

Chair: Anneliese Hatton

Paulo Pepe (Queen’s University, Belfast): The Queer Pluralities of Bernardo Santareno’s Theatre.

Antônio Márcio da Silva (University of Surrey): Enviadecendo intimacy: resisting (gay) heteronormativity in Brazilian queer funk videos.

Mark Sabine (University of Nottingham): Queer macbistas and bottoms with balls: The queer masculinity of Ary dos Santos.




Panel 5: Slavery, the Portuguese ‘Hebrew Nation’ and Freedom in the Atlantic: Political, Economic and Religious Perspectives from the 16th to 18th Centuries

Chair: Carmen Ramos Villar

José Ligna Nafafé (University of Bristol): Lourenço da Silva Mendonça’s Enslaved Africans Abolition Discourse: Network with the Portuguese ‘Hebrew Nation’ in the Atlantic, 1673-1686.

Carla Vieira (CHAM, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa): Narrativas de Liberdade. Perspectivas sobre a Diáspora Sefardita no Atlântico segundo as Memórias de Judeus Portugueses (Século XVIII).

Sandra Neves Silva (Universidade Nova de Lisboa): Liberdade, Estrelas e Destinos Políticos: a Luz Pequena Lunar e Estelífera e o Foetus Astrologicus do neojudeu Manuel Bocarro Francês e Rosales (c.1588-1662?)



Panel 6: REBRAC (Rede Europeia de Brasilianistas de Análise Cultural) "Cordiality and Intimacy in Brazilian Culture" (panel 1)

Chair: Lúcia Sá

Jane-Marie Collins (University of Nottingham): Parroting the past: historical continuity and change through cultures of cruelty in Brazil.

Gui Perdigão Murta (University of Oxford): The Cordial Maid: the representation of servants in Brazilian adaptations of Eça de Queirós.

Claire Williams (University of Oxford): Who do you Think you Are? Finding and Foregrounding Forebears in Contemporary Brazilian Fiction.


3.30 - 4 p.m.

Coffee break (Bar, The Edge)


4 – 4.45 pm



Second plenary speaker: Hilary Owen (University of Manchester & University of Oxford) (introduced by Cláudia Pazos Alonso): “Monsters, Mutants and Maternity: The Politics of the Posthuman in the Cinema of Teresa Villaverde, Solveig Nordlund and Raquel Freire.”
(High Tor 2)

5 – 6.45 p.m.

ABIL AGM

(High Tor 2)

Including a presentation from TROPO UK (The Association of Teachers and Researchers of Portuguese Language in the UK)

6.45-7.30p.m.

Wine Reception (Dining room, The Edge)

7.30 p.m.

Conference dinner (Dining Room, The Edge)


Saturday 9th September


9.30 – 10.30 a.m.

Third Plenary speaker: Lisa Shaw (University of Liverpool) (introduced by Stephanie Dennison): Afro-Brazilian performance on Rio de Janeiro’s popular stages from the 1880s to the long 1920s

(High Tor 2)

10.30 – 11.30

High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4





Panel 7: Angolan literature

Chair: Phillip Rothwell

Vincenzo Cammarata (King’s College, London): Spiritualism and decolonisation in Angolan Literature.

Dorothee Boulanger (King’s College, London): Marxism as Witchcraft? Suspicion, accusation and auto-crítica in 1980s Angolan Novels.


Panel 8: Cultural interventions

Chair: Tracy Margaret Mary O’Connor

Alexandra Reza (University of Oxford): Anti-colonial aesthetics at the Casa Dos Estudantes Do Império.

David Wood (University of Sheffield): ‘Todos nós, para eles, somos macacos’: Brazilian Football and the Notion of Racial Democracy.



Panel 9: Marginalised Subjectivities

Chair: Mark Sabine

Anneliese Hatton (University of Nottingham): Man’s best friend? The subjugation and elevation of the status of animals in the novels of Valter Hugo Mãe.

Gustavo Infante (University of Bristol): The post-colonial madhouse: hell, recollection, and remedies for the soul.


11 – 12 p.m.

Coffee break (Bar, The Edge)

12 – 1.30

High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4





Panel 10: REBRAC (Rede Europeia de Brasilianistas de Análise Cultural) "Cordiality and Intimacy in Brazilian Culture" (panel 2)

Chair: Lisa Shaw

Stephanie Dennison (University of Leeds): Exploding the Myth of Brazilian Cordiality: The Films of Kleber Mendonça Filho.

Rachel Randall (University of Oxford): “Que horas ela volta?”: Affect, Motherhood and Middle-Class Guilt in Contemporary Brazilian Film.

Tori Holmes (Queen’s University, Belfast): Futuro Junho: Documenting the Brazilian conjuncture of 2013, and its aftermath.


Panel 11: How does the empire write back?

Chair: Gustavo Infante

Emanuelle Santos (University of Warwick): Late Postcoloniality: The Postcolonial Condition in the Aftermath of Independence in Portuguese-speaking Africa.

Tom Stennett (University of Oxford): Flexible/Moldable Figures of Resistance: Strategic Essentialisms in the Poetry of Noémia de Sousa and Ana Paula Tavares.

Ana Margarida Dias Martins (University of Exeter): Teresa Margarida da Silva Orta (1711-1793): a minor transnational of the Brown Atlantic.



Panel 12: Slavery, the Portuguese ‘Hebrew Nation’ and Freedom in the Atlantic: Political, Economic and Religious Perspectives from the 16th to 18th Centuries (part 2)

Chair: José Ligna Nafafé

Angelo Adriano Faria de Assis (Universidade Federal de Viçosa): Do porteiro ao papa, todos têm os seus vícios! Senhor de Engenho, largo em seu negociar, contratador dos dízimos reais, traficante de escravos, comerciante e perseguido pela inquisição: a trajetória do cristão-novo João Nunes Correia.

Ylan de Mattos (Universidade Estadual Paulista): “Quando aqui entrei tinha dúvidas, hoje tenho certezas”: o criptojudaísmo possível da escrava Mariana de Andrade (Rio de Janeiro, século XVIII).


1.30 – 2.30

Lunch break (Bar, The Edge)


2.30 – 4

High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4





Panel 13: Media and society

Chair: David Brookshaw

Margarida Rendeiro (CHAM Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa): Are there any seeds of the Revolution left in the garden? Memory and Utopia in Portuguese Cinema 40 Years later.

Álvaro André Zeini Cruz (University of Leeds/Unicamp, Brazil): Telenovelas: a source of gossip


Panel 14: Re-writing the writer

Chair: Conceição Pereira

Pedro Marques (Instituto Camões): Os lugares do morto – o que faz Eça na literatura portuguesa contemporânea?

Victor K. Mendes (University Massachussetts Dartmouth): Lying in Portuguese (Pessoa and Derrida)


Panel 15: PG and Early career development session

Led by Hilary Owen, Phillip Rothwell, Lúcia Sá and Carmen Ramos Villar




4 – 4.30

Coffee Break (Bar, The Edge)

4.30 – 5.30

High Tor 2

High Tor 3

High Tor 4





Panel 16: Lusophone cinema

Chair: Dorothee Boulanger

Katy Stewart (University of Sheffield): African-Brazilian Cinematic Connections: Zózimo Bulbul, FESPACO, and Encontros de Cinema Negro.

Maria Luísa Coelho (CeHum Universidade do Minho / University of Oxford): At the movies: Paula Rego and Ana Hatherly’s transcultural dialogue with cinema.

Tracy Margaret Mary O'Connor (Queen’s University, Belfast): Listening to the Silence: The Question of Voice in Licínio de Azevedo’s Hóspedes da noite (2007).



Panel 17: Political interventions

Chair: David Wood

Phillip Rothwell (University of Oxford): Cármen de Araújo Pereira and the feminine Singular.

Conceição Pereira (Newcastle University): Rir com a crise? As crónicas de Ricardo Araújo Pereira.



Panel 18: Revisioning in writing practises

Chair: Paddy Scott

Cláudia Pazos Alonso (University of Oxford): Far From Placid: Women Writing in 1860s Portugal

Debbie Madden (University of Sheffield): Writing the Republic: Women Writing Politics and the Politics of Women’s Writing in Early Twentieth-Century Portugal.

Margaret Anne Clarke (Open University): Maria Câmara Bormann and the Künstlerroman: challenging the traditions of Brazilian literary historiography





5.30 CONFERENCE ENDS


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