Provisional programme subject to change
All sessions will take place at the “Maison de la Recherche” on the Pessac Campus (get off Tram B at the Montaigne-Montesquieu stop).
More details on the conference's website: https://rls2020.sciencesconf.org/resource/page/id/6
Wednesday 17th June : Film evening at Cinéma Jean Eustache in Pessac (subject to confirmation)
Thursday 18th June
9h – 9h30 Welcome. Opening address by Nathalie Jaëck (CLIMAS) and Lesley Graham (LACES).
9h30-10h30 : Keynote address: Jean-Pierre Naugrette, Université Paris Sorbonne. ‘Stevenson and the pleasure of nightmares’.
10h30 : coffee break
11h – 12h30 Session 1 Pleasure and the art of fiction (salle des thèses)
· Richard Dury (Honorary fellow, University of Edinburgh): ‘Stevenson and Charm’.
· Richard Ambrosini (Université de Rome) : ‘R. L. Stevenson and Henry James's arts of fiction’.
· Robert Louis Abrahamson (University of Maryland). ‘The Pleasures of a Literary Vagrant’.
12h30 : Presentation of the the European Cultural Route ‘In the Footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson’, followed by an apéritif.
13h00 – 14h00 : Lunch (buffet on site)