Conference presentations

Caribbean Biopolitics and Literature: NourbeSe Philip and Édouard Glissant, job talk, University of Miami (FL), Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, 12th February 2014.

Caribbean Biopolitics of Literature: the reversal of the abyss in NourbeSe Philip and Édouard Glissant, French Research Seminars, University of Birmingham, 28th January 2014.

Le lieu tremblant du poème-monde chez Heidegger et Glissant, Guest Lecture at Emory University (Atlanta, GA), Department of French and Italian, 14th November 2013.

The Living and the Poetic Intention: Édouard Glissant’s Biopolitics of Literature, ‘Race, Biopolitics and Violence in Francophone Postcolonial Studies’: A One-Day International Colloquium, University of Birmingham (UK), 26th June 2013.

‘L’errance violente du poème’: the ambivalence of the Trace in Édouard Glissant, « Traces, Fragments, Remains / Traces, Fragments, Restes » : 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium, The Georgian Terrace, Atlanta, GA, 28-30 March 2013.

Édouard Glissant, the Colonial Body and Biopolitics, ‘Postcolonial Bodies’, Annual Conference of the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies (SFPS), Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London, November 16-17, 2012.

Tactiques de représentation du silence du subalterne dans les romans postcoloniaux des Antilles francophones, « Postcolonial studies: modes d’emploi. Usages en littérature et en sciences humaines des questions et outils théoriques forgés par les études postcoloniales », Lyon, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, June 3-4, 2010.

« Le sens des nécessités à venir »: une lecture de Desirada, « Miroir des Antilles : Césaire, Condé », Siena, May 27-28, 2010.

Tactiques de représentation du silence du subalterne dans les romans postcoloniaux des Antilles francophones, 41st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Montreal – Quebec, April 8-11, 2010.

Du manifeste insulaire au manifeste de l’archipel-monde: oxymores, nouveaux essentialismes, ouvertures et illusions – International Conference: Les manifestes littéraires au tournant du XXIe siècle, Bologna, Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, September 17th-18th, 2009.

Dal silenzio di Venerdì all’arcipelago del Tutto-mondo – International Arts and Literature Festival “Azioni Inclementi”, “Terraaa! L’isola di Robinson, l’isola di Venerdì”, Schio (VI), July 26th, 2009.

Sospesi tra due mondi: stili e scritture di seconda generazione, Chair of the “Second Generation Migrant Writers Conference”, organized by “Trickster” and Master of Intercultural Studies, Padova, July 5th, 2008.

Il contagio postcoloniale: un’alternativa al multiculturalismo?, Seminar given at Master of Intercultural Studies, Intercultural Theory Program, February 15th, 2008.

Lingua Matrigna: scrittrici migranti nella letteratura italiana nascente, Introduction to the Italo-Brazilian writer Christiana de Caldas Brito and the Brazilian singer Nelson Machado, Mediateca di San Lazzaro di Savena (BO), May 24th, 2007.

CreolisActions: Glissant’s Poetics of Relation and the “Invention of a Missing People”, International Conference “InterActions: The Fifth Annual Conference of  the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities”, University of Glasgow, October 29th 2006.

Scrittura migrante: esperienze e riflessioni, a Conference on Italian Migrant Literature, Master of Intercultural Studies, Padova, July 1st, 2006.

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