The web is a particularly normative space. And yet, we see an increasing emergence of practices that divert its constraints, forms and functions, as well as its associated connotations. The fact that these diversions are usually playful, even parodic, and performed by artists, writers or simple web surfers, demonstrates a desire to be free from the constraints of the web. The political dimension of this emancipatory desire is essential to our understanding of the key concept of subversion.
October 6, 2022 Emmanuelle Lescouet is invited, on October 6, 2022 at 2 p.m. (EST), to give a lecture in the class "La lecture : fondements et processus" (Reading: Foundations and Processes) taught at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
As part of the lecture series "Le numérique à son miroir" (The Digital to Its Mirror), the University of Rouen-Normandy organises a conference on the representation of environmental issues in video games. Margot Mellet will give a lecture titled "Sacrifices must be made: Réflexions sur l'obsolescence dans le jeu Inscryption" (Sacrifices Must Be Made: Thoughts on Obsolescence in the Video Game Inscryption) at 9:10 a.m. (EST) online, hereEDIT
As part of the project "Le récit de voyage à l'ère numérique. Tentative d'épuisement de l'autoroute Nord-Sud (Gaspé et Miami) (Travel Literature in the Digital Era: Attempt at Exhausting the North-South Highway [Gaspé and Miami])", PhD candidates Margot Mellet and Emma Lacroix will discuss their research on palimpsest on March 8, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. (EST) here.
In an online presentation titled "Conceiving Archaeology as the Deconstruction of Dogma in Speculative Fiction", Emmanuelle Lescouet speaks on political societies and the subversion of their social rules in speculative fiction worlds. Click here for the Zoom link.