Women’s Narratives of Ageing and Care - Panels 1 & 2

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

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