The Institutionalisation of Disciplines

Past Events of the INDI (INstitutionalisation of DIsciplines) Project

2019 – Publication of Somerset, Richard, and Matthew Smith, eds. Mapping Fields of Study: The Cultural and Institutional Space of English Studies. Nancy : Presses universitaires de Nancy – Editions Universitaires de Lorraine, 2019. €18. 354p. ISBN -10 2814305328; ISBN -13 9782814305328.

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2018 (16 November) – Half-day conference: “Literary Instruction in Britain and France: Historical Heritage, Contemporary Challenges”, with guest speakers Marie Baudry (Université de Lorraine), Josephine Guy (University of Nottingham), Greg Kerr (University of Glasgow), William McKenzie (Université de Lorraine) and Marie-Pierre Pouly (Université de Limoges).

2018 (26 june) – Seminar: Marie Baudry (Université de Lorraine), “Madame de Staël ou l’invention des littératures nationales en Europe: premières approches”.

2018 (11 June) – Half-day research workshop: “Recherche et enseignement: au delà des disciplines”, followed by a round table “La recherche en LEA”. ANLEA Annual Congress, 11-13 June 2018. Université de Lorraine.

2018 (16-17 April) – International conference at Strasbourg University: “Ordering Knowledge: From Bacon to the Shelleys”.

2017 (9 June) – Half-day workshop: “Les études ‘régionales’: émergence, institution, évolutions” (‘Regional’ Studies: emergence, institution, evolutions), with guest speakers Stéphanie Bory (études galloises, Université Lyon 3), Jean Casenave (études basques, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne), Erwan Hupel (études celtiques, Université Rennes 2), Hervé Le Bihan (études celtiques, Université Rennes 2) and Sarah Mohamed-Gillard (études du Pacifique francophone, INALCO).

2017 (26 April) – Seminar: Vanessa Boullet (Université de Lorraine), “La civilisation économique : interdisciplinarité exemplaire ou limite de l’interdisciplinarité ?”.

2017 (6 April) – Half-day workshop: “Reconfigurations des disciplines dans le monde anglophone postcolonial” (Reconfigurations of Disciplines in the Postcolonial Anglophone World), with guest speakers Thierry Costanzo (Indian and Pakistani studies, Université de Strasbourg), Marc Delrez (Australian studies, Université de Liège), Jean-Michel Lacroix (Canadian studies, Université Paris 3) and Cécile Perrot (South African studies, Université Paris Descartes).

2016 (9-11 June) – International Conference in Nancy: “Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World”.

2015 (27 April) – Seminar: Philip Riley (Emeritus, Université de Lorraine), “Pigeons and Prejudice: Notes on the Social Conditioning of Knowledge”.

2015 (6 March) – Workshop: “(Re)configurations of Disciplines in the Victorian Era and Beyond”, with guest plenary speaker Laurence Talairach (Université de Toulouse).

2014 (20 November) – Seminar: Matthew Smith (Université de Lorraine), “‘Secular Spirituality’ and the Institutionalisation of English as a Discipline from the Late 18th to Early 20th Centuries”.

2013 (17 December) – Seminar: Jennifer Rutherford (University of Adelaide), “The Collective Zombie”.

2013 (5 November) – Round table seminar.