Tradition and Innovation in Franco-Belgian Bande Dessinée

Posted by yaj1 at Feb 25, 2020 04:20 PM |
Please see below the programme for the symposium on 13 March 2020

Date: 13 March 2020

Venue: Fielding Johnson First Floor Council Suite 1

9.30-9.45 Coffee

9:45-10:00 OPENING
Fransiska Louwagie (University of Leicester)
Simon Lambert (WBI / University of Leicester)

10.00-11.00 KEYNOTE – PROFESSOR BILLY GROVE (UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW)
The Relevance of Tintin

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 PANEL 1 – REVISITING THE CLASSICS
Ilan Manouach (Aalto University): Abrégé de bande dessinée franco-belge: comic books as ontographs.
Cristina Álvares (University of Minho): Mythes d’origine et récits familiaux de Spirou. Le devenir-expérience de l’aventure chez Bravo et Féroumont.

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 KEYNOTE – MICHEL KICHKA (GRAPHIC NOVELIST)
Spirou, Pilote et Mad: Trois mondes, trois cultures, trois influences.

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-16:00 PANEL 2 – CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES (via video-conference)
Annick Pellegrin (University of Mauritius): Contemporary Spirou and WWII: Still Processing the Past.
Artist contribution – Alain Arias-Misson: The reanimation of Tintin in my works of art and literature

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:30 PANEL 3 – ASMCF PANEL: RESHAPING FRANCO-BELGIAN BANDE DESSINÉE
Nicolas Martinez (Cardiff University): The Transnational Circulation of Western Bande Dessinée in the English-language Comics Market: The Case of Blueberry
Numa Vittoz (University of Zürich): The Blog BD as the first recognized digital genre in French-speaking comics

17:30-18:00 CLOSING REMARKS

Colleagues can register through the following link: Tradition and Innovation in Franco-Belgian Bande Dessinée. The registration fee (£20 or reduced fee of £10) includes catering and refreshments.

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