Session 28 of our seminar took place on Thursday 23rd October at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30).
Tomek Mossakowski (King’s College London) gave a paper entitled “Imaginary terrors, unpleasant consequences: scurvy and same-sex affairs during polar exploration.” Pr. Frédéric Regard (Université Paris-Sorbonne) was his respondent.
We worked with the following texts:
– Markham, Clements. Franklin’s Footsteps, A Sketch of Greenland, Along the Shores of which His Expedition Passed, and of the Parry Isles, Where the Last Traces of It Were Found. London: Chapman and Hall, 1853. Markham
– Parry, William. Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole. Gloucester: Dodo Press, 1844. Parry
– Anderson, Warick. Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race and Hygiene in the Philippines. London: Duke University Press, 2006.
The seminar is held monthly on Wednesdays at 5.30pm at the following address:
Bâtiment “Olympe-de-Gouges”, 8 place Paul-Ricoeur, 75013, métro Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand. http://www.univ-paris-diderot.fr/DocumentsFCK/implantations/File/Plan_A3_GE_2012-2013.pdf
All are welcome!