Audio Recordings

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Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Welcome Address

Brian Castro Welcome Address

Jennifer Rutherford Welcome Address

Plenary Panel Discussion

Philosophy (Raimond Gaita, Paul Patton, Carol Clarkson)

Modernisms Session

Emmett Stinson – J.M. Coetzee’s Youth as anti-Künstlerroman Late Modernism and the Problem of Authorship

Shannon Burns – Coetzee in Adelaide Foreign writing in the underworld

Chris Conti – The Trial of David Lurie Coetzee’s misprision of Kafka’s Trial

Foe and Costello Session

Robert Phiddian and Gillian Dooley – A Face without Personality Coetzee’s Swiftian Narrators

Farzad Shahinfard – Coetzee’s Foe a Place for Freedom

Coetzee and Philosophy Session

Nikolas Kompridis – Exposed to Intelligibility Elizabeth Costello and Philosophy

Elizabeth MacFarlane – The Ethics of Embodiment Philosophy and Literature in Coetzee’s Elizabeth Costello novels

Autobiography Session

James Gourley – Traversing Autobiographical Time in Coetzee and Nabokov

Karen Ferreira-Meyers – Autofictional and Autotextual Strategies in J.M. Coetzee’s writing

Identity and Form Session

Paul Sheehan – Coetzee and Counter-Fiction Subjectivity after Life Writing

Elleke Boehmer – The Lives of Coetzee

Style and Form Session

Jason Childs – Coetzee as Post-Fictional Essayist

Muzna Rahman – The Text, the Body and the Life and Times of Michael K

Plenary Panel Discussion

Childhood of Jesus (Jean-Michel Rabaté, Jennifer Rutherford, Sue Kossew)

Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Keynote Address

Robert Pippin – What Does J.M. Coetzee’s Novel, The Childhood of Jesus Have To Do With the Childhood of Jesus?

Ethics and Posthumanism Session

Tim Mehigan – J.M. Coetzee and the Moral Image of the World

Janhavi Mittal – J.M. Coetzee and the classroom without Condition

Music, Maths and Form Session

Michael Halliwell (AV) – Giving Voice to Waiting for the Barbarians Adapting J.M. Coetzee into Opera

Baylee Britts – ’The Essence of Continuity’ – J.M. Coetzee and the Name of the Number

Neville Hoad – Colonel Joll’s Sunglasses Cosmopolitanism, Consumerism… in Waiting for the Barbarians

Socio-Political Theory Session

Deepa Jani – Essaying against Empire J.M. Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year

Timothy Johns – J.M. Coetzee, the Modern Prince

Brian Macaskill (AV) – I am not Me, the Horse is not Mine – William Kentridge and J.M. Coetzee

Forgiveness and Reconciliation Session

Benjamin Kunkler – Confession & Parrhesia Two Modes of Truth-Telling in J.M. Coetzee’s Scenes from Provincial Life

Katherine Hallemeier – J.M. Coetzee’s Literature of Hospice

Fiction and the Real Session

Isaias Pena Gutierrez – Literary Relatives or Unknown, Forgotten, Michael K

Kerry Kilner – Coetzee and the Bibliographical Challenge – Is it Australian Literature

Michelle Kelly – Animals, Performance, and the Real in Coetzee’s Later Fiction

Plenary Panel Discussion

Coetzee Archives (David Attwell, Kai Easton, Hermann Wittenberg, Sharon Zwi)

Thursday 13 November, 2014

Plenary Panel Discussion

Nicholas Jose Welcome and Coetzee and the French (Bruno Clément, Sadamba Tcha-Koura, Jean-Michel Rabaté)

Disgraced Session

Lindsay Diehl – La Pratique Sauvage Geography and Human-Animal Relationships in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace

Jacqueline Baloh – Does J.M. Coetzee have it in Him to be the Woman

Erin Scudder – Incommensurate Meanings Rape in the Heart of the Country

Lives of Animals Session

Richard Barney – Coetzee’s Animals, Biopolitics and the Impersonal Imperative

Claudia Egerer – Tracing a Poetics of Animacy

Alys Moody – ’Something to Feed On’ Curatorial Care in the Collaborations of J.M. Coetzee and Berlinde De Bruyckere

Coetzee in Asia Session

Lynda Ng – Shadow Partner of the West Vietnam in Dusklands

Tina Liu & Lu Jiande (Trans) – J.M. Coetzee in China The Politics of Reading

Plenary Panel Discussion

Intertexts (Bruno Clément, Anthony Uhlmann, Nicholas Jose, Derek Attridge)


Audio recordings by Prithvi Varatharajan