One-day conference # 1 November 18th

This is the first of four one-day conferences for the 2023-24 academic year.

Please find all the information below. 

  • Le 18 Nov. 2023

  • 09:00 - 16:00

  • Journée d'études
  • Sorbonne Université, Campus Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 place Jussieu, 75005 Paris. 

    Room 24-34-107



One-day conference # 1

Attendance is free but registration is mandatory. Please send an email to Kim Andringa ( by November 8: 

Programme : 

1) 09h00-09h15 - Welcome

2) 09h15-10h45 – roundtable with Bernard Banoun (Professor, German-language literature REIGENN) and Rose Labourie (translator) -  Blutbuch / Hêtre rouge by Kim de l'Horizon : canonisation, reception and translation. 

10h45-11h00 – coffee break - Patio 15-26

3) 11h00-12h30 - Guillaume Fourcade (Senior Lecturer, Anglophone literature, VALE) - "Have you read Things Fall Apart?": Questioning the Canon and Finding a Voice of One's Own in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah (2013).

12h30-14h – lunch break 

4) 14h-15h30 - Alessandra Ballotti (Senior Lecturer, Nordic Studies, REIGENN) - Postcolonial Nordic Literature: Creating the New Greenland Canon. 

How to go to room 24-34-107

Access to the room is possible via the staircase in tower 24 or in tower 34. 

Walk up to the first floor; on the rotunda, take corridor 24-34 which connects tower 24 to tower 34. 

To find your way around the Pierre & Marie Curie campus, download the map below. You may also find it at the following link:

Couloir 53-54, 1er étage, salle 106
Accès par l'escalier de la tour 54, 1er étage, couloir 53-54 (porte bleue).

Download: Pierre & Marie Curie campus map

  1. Plan du campus Pierre et Marie Curie - pdf - 243.6 KB