Jayne Anne Phillip’s Poetic Reinvention of Appalachia in MotherKind / Sarah Dufaure

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Jayne Anne Phillip’s Poetic Reinvention of Appalachia in MotherKind / Sarah Dufaure, in symposium international "Regional Becomings in North America" organisé sous la responsabilité scientifique de Wendy Harding (Cultures Anglo-Saxonnes (CAS), Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France) et Nancy Cook (University of Montana,USA), Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, 7-8 avril 2016. Session 4: Region, Gender, Race.

In this era of transnational consciousness and global connectedness, some have asked whether it is still legitimate to consider cultural practices in regional terms. Is regionalism a futile effort to close borders and exclude the alien and the new ? Is it imbued with nostalgia and oriented toward an imaginary past, projecting “setting[s] outside the world of modern development, … zone[s] of backwardness where locally variant folkways still prevail” (Brodhead 115) ? This symposium will consider the extent to which different constructions of region in North American literature, art, music, and other cultural practices could, on the contrary, be viewed in Deleuzian terms as “becoming” regional. Regionalism has often been coupled with realism, so we can inquire how its cultural formations go beyond imitation. Do regionalist cultural productions record or create their communities ? Do they tend toward idealization —returning to a mythical time and place of innocence— or can they be critical or confrontational ? Does regionalism, as Fetterley and Pryse have argued, make a place for counter-hegemonic discourses ? How do trajectories of deterritorialization and reterritorialization remodel regional identity ? How do expressions of place make room for transformative incursions of difference ? What associations or assemblages come together to produce or promote regional forms ? Finally, to what extent do diverse forms of regionalism, including bioregionalism, undo conceptual divisions between the local and the global ?

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Claire SARAZIN (Réalisation), Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès-campus Mirail (Production), SCPAM / Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès-campus Mirail (Publication), Sarah Dufaure (Intervenant)
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Sarah Dufaure. UT2J. (2016, 8 avril). Jayne Anne Phillip’s Poetic Reinvention of Appalachia in MotherKind / Sarah Dufaure. [Vidéo]. Canal-U. (Consultée le 25 septembre 2023)

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