Introduction and Welcome
Conference Organisers: Emily Jeremiah (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Shirley Jordan (Newcastle University)
Panel 1: Narratives and Counternarratives of Age
Chair: Emily Jeremiah (Royal Holloway University of London)
Avril Tynan (University of Turku), ‘Counternarrating Loss in Women’s Dementia Fiction in French: Collaboration, Continuity, Care’
Jordan McCullough (Queen’s University Belfast), ‘«Tu trouves pas quand même absolument fabuleux d’en connaître un peu moins?»’: Dementia and the “Second Childhood” as Shared Learning in Sophie Fontanel’s Grandir (2010)’
Martina Pala (Durham University), ‘«Non vorrei toccarla»: daughters repulsing ageing mothers.
Laudomia Bonanni, Donatella Di Pietrantonio, and Maria Grazia Calandrone in comparison’
Panel 2: Care and Caring
Chair: Shirley Jordan (Newcastle University)
Kate Averis (Universidad de Antioquia), ‘Still the Carer Sex: Women Ageing and Caring in Contemporary Women’s Writing’
Alice Hall (University of York), ‘Women’s Work: Reading, Writing and Archiving as Forms of Care in The Carers UK Archive’
Siobhán McIlvanney (King’s College London), ‘Collaborative Care: Sharing Stories of Ageing in Recent French and Francophone Women's Writing'
Author: Institute of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Organisations: Institute of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Event date: Friday, 18 March 2022 - 9:00am