CFP « (Se) Raconter la création littéraire et artistique à l’époque contemporaine »

Colloque de L’Association des professeur.e.s de français des universités et collèges canadiens  Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences 2015, Ottawa, Canada.

Dates: May 31-June 3

How to analyze the creative process rather than the product of a creative act? How to decrypt the enargeia instead ekphrasis, or the act of creation rather than the work out of it? It is undeniable that the talk of literary and artistic creation can be deployed through the work, but also through various discourses such as interviews with writers and artists, blogs, essays, etc. This workshop focuses on the ways in which contemporary artists and writers (to) tell their own approaches, techniques and strategies created.

Writers and artists as diverse as Nancy Huston, Alexandre Hollan, Dany Laferrière, Régine Robin, Chloe Delaume and Michel Butor (to name a few) use different speech (maintenance blog) as construction sites their ethos dealing with creation. Therefore, several critics have they already addressed the discursive and cultural forms that allow the construction of an image of writer / artist and his practice of creating (Amossy 1997 Rodden 2007; Yanoshevsky 2004 ). With this in mind, we invite proposals for the creation of various discourses: interview, essay, artist’s statement, preface, dedication blog. These speeches are they peri-textual genres (Genette 1987) or are they more independent speech, capable of producing novel or works in their own right, where the author articulates his aesthetic and multiple identities? In what ways do they elucidate the practical and creative process?

Therefore, we intend to focus on the discourse on the creative process, but we would also have a larger on contemporary art practices in order to better reflect the latest guidance lighting. We are also interested in multidisciplinary references or interartistic at how a word migrates journalistic discourse to literary discourse, statements about inspiration, themes, work in the workshop, materials created, and that to knowledge of art. Finally, a new look will be placed on “creative subject” as told through speeches that are not directly literary, but cross-cultural, sociological and philosophical, and contribute to the understanding of multiple practices in literature and the fine arts.

The proposals are to be sent to two workshop leaders, before December 15, 2014:

Kirsty Bell, Mount Allison University (Canada)

Adina Balint-Babos, University of Winnipeg (Canada)

Proposals for papers must reach the workshop leaders to their email address before December 15, 2014 Proposals must specify the name of their auteur.e, affiliation, address, and submit a title and text proposal for 250 words. The workshop leaders give their opinions to proposals before January 15, 2015.

It must be a member in good standing of the Association to present a paper at the Congress. The CAUCTF not afford to participate in financing The only funding available is for Students’, to whom APPFUCC reimburses up four nights in a dorm room for the duration of the Congress upon presentation of a receipt.

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