Further Conference Information

Event Timing: March 4 -5, 2023
Contact us at egss.conferences@gmail.com
Event Location: Hydrid and open for all to attend.

To attend the conference in person: Université de Montréal, Pavillon Lionel-Groulx (3150 Jean-Brillant St, Montréal) in Room C-3061.

For the information about how to attend the conference online, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/incomplete-ecosystems-tickets-542165731297 

To know about the theme of the conference, our Call for Papers is available here!

Find our 2023 conference schedule below.


Day 1
(Saturday, March 4th, 2023)

(Saturday, March 4th, 2022)

Panel 1: On the Edge of Silence
9:30 AM

  • Sofia Rahal (she/her)
    • Between Private and Public: The Case of Gatsby in Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • Roxanne Brousseau (she/her)
    • “Amorous Violence”: Abstracting Rape and Consent in Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina; or, Love in a Maze
  • Sonakshi Srivastava (she/her)
    • Inter“rupt”ing Routine: A Study of Female Subjectivity, Silence, and (Radical) Vegetal Futures
  • Camille Houle-Eichel (she/her)
    • Silenced Objects, Voicelessness and the Acting Forces of Silence in Silence Is My Mother Tongue

Panel 2: Tensions in Social Ecologies 
11:00 AM

  • Rachna (she/her)
    • Environment and the Gender Disparity of Care Game
  • Lucien Darjeun Meadows (he/him)
    • Weathering in Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “The House of Clouds”
  • Federico Cuartas Aristizabalà (he/him)
    • Hungry Ghosts

Lunch – 12:30 PM

Panel 3: New Horizons, Lost Futures
1:30 PM

  • Sophia Charyna (she/her)
    • Healing Backwards: Heather Love’s Feeling Backwards, Samuel Delany’s Empire Star & Textual Queer Temporality
  • Calvin Le Brun (he/him)
    • Uncovering the Horrors of the Shoah in an (In?)complete Alternate Timeline: An Analysis of Robert Harris’ Fatherland
  • Molly Beck (she/her)
    • The Utilization and Reworking of Gothic Tropes in VanderMeer’s Annihilation
  • Nikita Prokhorov (they/them)
    • Hinge Ecologies: Finding Lost Interspecies-Meaning in Octavia Butler’s Dawn

Roundtable Discussion
3:00 PM

Day 2
(Sunday, March 5th, 2023)

Panel 1: Between the City & the City
10:00 AM

  • Aurélie Roy (she/her)
    • “The quietness of the city would help him write a poem as he walked”: Silence, Flânerie, and Traumatic Post-Memory in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For
  • Divyansh Vyas (he/him)
    • The Ambiguities of Self-Fashioning and Revolution in Austin Clarke’s “Initiation”
  • Dhanya Raghavan (she/her)
    • “Drifting” Through Spaces and Language: Linguistic (Exile) and Liberation in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Whereabouts

Lunch Break
11:30 AM

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Tania Aguila-Way
12:30 PM 

Panel 3: Sensuous Wor(l)ds
1:30 PM 

  • Anna Dijkstra (she/her)
    • The Modernist Maximalist Novel as Incomplete Epistemological Ecosystem
  • Alyssa Jones (she/her)
    • Limitless Interiors: Intertwining Materialities in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts
  • Patrick Aura (he/him)
    • This Rock of a Man: Making Geological Objects Subjects in Martha Ostenso’s Wild Geese

Roundtable Discussion
3 PM

Closing Address
4 PM