Canadian Generations in Culture and the Arts: Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches

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Canadian Generations in Culture and the Arts:
Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches

International Conference Organized by






to be held at the Faculty of Humanities of Károli Gáspár University

(address: 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 25-27)

on November 29th from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm

and at the Faculty of Humanities of Eötvös Loránd University

(address: 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5)

on November 30th from 9:00 am to 7:15 pm


Michelle Gadpille (University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

as keynote speaker

The keynote lecture will be preceded and followed by sessions with the participation of Hungarian, Central European and Canadian experts in Canadian Studies. The conference will also host a French session coordinated by Pázmány Péter Catholic University, a teacher training event delivered by the Canada in the English Classroom Research Group of Károli University, and a film screening with introduction.


DAY 1                                                                                                                       November 29 (Thursday)

Venue: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 25-27, 2nd floor, room 215)

10:30-11:45 Student Session 1

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:30 Opening – welcome speeches (Canadian Embassy, KRE, ELTE)

12:30-13:30 Keynote: Michelle Gadpaille (University of Maribor, Slovenia) - What Ever Happened to Anne (with an E)? Reading Canadian with Millennial Values

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-16:00 Session 1 (Chair: Michelle Gadpaille)/ PKU Contest (room 117)


Mónika Kósa: Voices from the Deep: Cultural Pluralism and the Construction of Native American Female Identity in Eden Robinson’s Monkey Beach

Philipp Reisner: Canada’s Confederation Poets and the Residential School System

Teodóra Dömötör: Identity and Otherness - Hemingway's Complicated Transcultural Experience in Toronto


16:00-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-17:45 Teacher Training Event (Canada in the English Classroom research group)

17:45-18:00 Coffee break

18:00-20:00 Film club (film screening – Moderator: Dóra Bernhardt)




DAY 2                                                                                                                       November 30 (Friday)


Venue: Eötvös Loránd University (1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5 (building R5) 3rd floor, room 356)


9:00-10:30 Session 2 (Chair: Judit Nagy)

Bianka Speidl: The importance of the concept of authority in the process of integration

Boglárka Vermeki: Storybooks Hungary, providing multilingualism

Lindsey Paek: Implications of the ESL program for 1.5 generation Korean youths’ identity negotiation in the context of public schools in Toronto

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-12:15 Session 3 (French Session, Chair: Anikó Ádám)/ Student session 2 (room 423)

François-Emmanuël Boucher: Génération X : la question de la haine, du désespoir et de l’identité dans les productions télévisuelles de François Létourneau et de Jean-François Rivard

Martonyi Éva: Transculturalisme -  ou comment revivre le passé individuel vs collectif dans l’œuvre de Jacques Poulin

Simone Grossman: Entre Budapest et Montréal, les générations entremêlées

12:15-13:15 Lunch break/ HUNCS meeting

13:15-15:15 Session 4 (Chair: Mária Palla)

Éva Zsizsmann: Mothers and émigré sons: A Mavis Gallant film adaptation

Katinka Krausz: Photographs and Authorship in Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin

Krisztina Kodó: Transcultural experiments of early modernist repertory theatres in Canada and the US

Vera Benczik: Apocalypse as metaphor in Margaret Atwood’s “The Salt Garden

15:15-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-17:30 Session 5 (Chair: Dóra Bernhardt)

Ahmed Joudar: The experience of immigrants in Canada between Home and Homeland

Gertrúd Szamosi: Transgenerational Narratives in Shauna Singh Baldwin’s What the Body Remembers

Judit Nagy: Immigrant Life in Canada: Ann Y. K. Choi's Kay's Lucky Coin Variety

Mária Palla: Generational Differences in Women’s Lives: Anita Rau Badami’s Tamarind Mem

17:30-17:45 Coffee break

17:45-19:15 Session 6 (Chair: Vera Benczik)

Attila Takács: Ford’s Western - Kunuk’s Northern? A Reinterpretation of Traditional Western

Dóra Bernhardt: “The keeper of generations:” Rebuilding the Indigenous Family

Miklós Vassányi: First Contact: General Patterns of First Encounters with the Inuit in Early Modernity


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