Looking forward to the 5th HLCN symposium, where I’ll present on Edward E. Hale’s Sybaris and Other Homes (1869) and the appeal of utopian suburbia. Other presentations by Jason Finch and Anni Lappela, and readings in urban cultural studies and literary geographies.
Full program below:
5th HLCN symposium, 13.10.2015
5th HLCN SYMPOSIUM
University of Tampere
Time and place: 11h-16h
B4075 (English corridor) from 11 to 14
B3112 (by the main stairs, 3rd floor) from 14 to 16.
Pinni B / Kanslerinrinne 1 / University of Tampere
11.00-12.00 Literary Second Cities editorial board meeting (closed)
12.00-13.00 Network meeting: developments in HLCN, possible name change, tasks ahead (open, registration required)
13.00 -14.00 Lunch break
Anni Lappela (University of Helsinki): “Provincial City and Local, National and Transnational Identities in Russian Realistic Prose Fiction in the 2000s.” Research Plan Presentation.
Jason Finch (Åbo Akademi University): “Everyday Stories: Textual and Visual Cultures of Public Housing in Post-Slum Britain, 1920-2020”
Lieven Ameel (University of Tampere): “Edward E. Hale’s Sybaris and Other Homes (1869) and the appeal of utopian suburbia.”
15.00-16.00 Theory Reading
• Fraser, Benjamin 2015: “Urban cultural studies – a manifesto (Part 1)” Journal for Urban Cultural Studies 2014: 1, pp. 3-17(15).
• Neal Alexander: “On Literary Geographies.” Available at: http://www.literarygeographies.net/index.php/LitGeogs/article/view/1-2.
The general meeting at 12.00 will include a discussion about the statutes (see the provisional statutes here.)