from June 20, 2024 to June 21, 2024
Published on June 18, 2024 Updated on June 18, 2024

Of Precariousness

Venue: Médiathèque du patrimoine et de la photographie, Paris

International symposium coordinated by Peggy Pacini, CY HERITAGES laboratory.
In this two-day symposium the participants will reflect on the connection between precariousness and literary modernism, not limited to a specific decade, language, or national culture, but thinking of modernist movements and publications more broadly. The aim is to gather adjacent, contrary, and independent ideations of modernity and modernism under one canopy question: how do our precarious living and working conditions shape literature?
This symposium will bring together a constellation of modernist and late modernist writers working in several languages, including English, Hindi, German, Spanish, and French, and from across several geographical sites. Having a global modernist framework will help understand literary precariousness in a more comprehensive and polyvalent fashion.

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