The circulation of popular culture between Ireland and the USA (18th-21st centuries)

PopularCulture_IrelandUSA

Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne (CIRLEP-EA 4299)
June 16-17-18,  2016

CONVENORS:  Dr Yann Philippe,  Pr Sylvie Mikowski

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:  Yannick Bellenger-Morvan (CIRLEP) Timothy Heron (CIRLEP), Tony Tanner (National University Galway, Paula Gilligan (Institute of Arts Design and Technology, Dublin).

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Diane Negra (University College Dublin), Dr Gerry Smyth (Liverpool John Moores University).

PROGRAMME

Thursday June 16th – Room18-1003

09.30Opening of conference

Professor Thomas Nicklas, director of CIRLEP
Dr. Frédéric Piantoni, Dean of Faculté des Lettres

PANEL 1 – Music Back and Forth Across the Atlantic
Chair: Jean-Marc Chouvel

10.00 -11.00 – Keynote Lecture 1
Gerry Smyth (Liverpool John Moores): “Ships and Shanties: Music, Identity and Hybridity in the Irish Atlantic”

11.00Coffee Break (room 18-1005)

11.20-12.30
Rebecca Miller (Hampshire College, Amherst): “Hucklebucking Across the Atlantic: Irish Showbands in Ireland and in New York City: 1950s »

Tim Heron (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne): “‘Teenager in Love’: Northern Ireland punk rock and the American teenage myth”

12.30 Lunch (room 18-1005)

PANEL 2 – CINEMA AND TV
Chair: Yannick Bellenger-Morvan

14.30 -16.15
Ruth Barton (Trinity College Dublin): “‘Ireland of the Horrors’: genre cinema and the boundaries of the national”

Flore Coulouma (Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre La Défense): “Gangster violence and global neo-liberalism in Love/Hate”

Sylvie Mikowski (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne): “Ray Donovan (Showtime, 2013-) : Paddy Returns to Hollywood”

16.15Coffee Break (room 18-1005)

17.00-18.00 – Concert de musique traditionnelle by Adele Commins and Daithí Kearney (BU Robert de Sorbon)

20.00 – Dinner in town: Restaurant Le St Julien (47 Rue Eugène Desteuque, 51100 Reims)

Friday June 17th – Room 18-1003

PANEL 3 – CINEMA AND THE INTERNET 
Chair: Yann Philippe

10.00 – Key-note Lecture 2
Diane Negra (University College Dublin): “Forms and Functions of Irish Celebrity Autobiography”

11.00Coffee Break (room 18-1005)

11.20-12.30
Anne Goarzin
(Université Rennes 2): “Online revolutions : From Irish memes to 1916”

Robert Johnson (Ludwig Maximilian’s Universität, Amerikanistik Institut): “Ireland and the Americas, The Internet, The Academy and Pop Culture: Interplay, Exchanges and Conflict in a Caribbean Context”

12.30 Lunch (room 18-1005)

PANEL 4 – POPULAR ARTS
Chair: Francis  Healey

14.00-15.45
Amélie Dochy (Université Toulouse 2): “Representing the Irish in the United States: The Circulation of Erskine Nicol’s Popular Artworks in the Mid-Nineteenth Century”

Adele Commins (Dundalk Institute of Technology): “An Irish Opera on the American stage: Charles Villiers Stanford and his Music in America (1880s-1920)”

Daithí Kearney (Dundalk Institute of Technology): “From Tralee to Times Square: Bringing Irish folk theatre to Broadway (1970s)”

15.45 – Concluding words-round table and discussion

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