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Full Title: Australian Society for French Studies

Short Title: ASFS
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Start Date: 03-Dec-2014 - 06-Dec-2014
Contact: Kerry Mullan
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Meeting Description: ASFS 2014 Conference
3-6 December 2014

The 22nd annual conference of the Australia Society for French Studies
To be held at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Conflict, Dialogue and Representation

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Guest of Honour:

Mr Lionel Jospin, former French Prime Minister and author of Le Mal napoléonien (Seuil 2014). Mr Jospin will deliver a keynote address entitled “De l’aventure napoléonienne au malaise européen (‘From the Napoleonic venture to the current European malaise’)

Other Keynote Speakers:

Emeritus Professor Colin Nettelbeck, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne
Dr Fanny Pascual, Département de Lettres et Sciences humaines, Université de la Nouvelle Calédonie

How does conflict arise? How is it represented, negotiated or resolved through literature, art, cinema, photography, music and language? To what extent can conflict be a productive as well as destructive force?

Further information will be posted on the conference website as it becomes available:

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Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Translation
Subject Language: French
LL Issue: 25.2694

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