Irma Erlingsdóttir

Presentations

2016

“Feminist Knowledge Production: The Case of the United Nations: Transnational Gender Studies Program in Iceland” at RINGS Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, November 2016.

“The Staging of a Political Crisis and the Injunction to Remembrance: The French “Blood Affair” in Hélène Cixous’s The Perjured City, or the Awakenings of the Furies”, at The Collapse of Memory – Memory of Collapse Remembering the Past, Re-Constructing the Future in Periods of Crisis, sponsored by the Baltic Borderlands Project, the University of Lund, Sweden, September 2016)

 

2013

“The Theater as a Site of Difference: The Politics of Memory and the French ̔Blood Affairʼ in Helène Cixous’s La Ville parjure our le révail des Érinyes.“ Presented at the international conference: “Cultural Representations of Trauma“ organized by EDDA – Center of Excellence, the Institute for Literature studies and the Center for Humanities at the University of Iceland, August 2013).

“Mettre son amour du monde à l´abri du monde.” Presented at the international conference: MireilleCalle-Gruber ou les promesses de la littérature et des arts”, Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III, Paris, June 2013.

 

2012

“Assia Djebar and her rewritings of Algerian History.” Presented at the international conference: “Nordic Africa Days“, Nordic Africa Institute and the School of Social Sciences at the University of Iceland, October 2012.

“The Theater as a Site of Resistance: The Politics of Memory and the French ‘Blood Affair’ in Hélène Cixous’s ‘La Ville parjure ou le réveil des Érinyes’”. Presented at the international conference Cultural Representations of Trauma. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, September 2012.

“What Understandings of Equality or Other Justice Norms Guide Parity Programs?“ Presented at the international conference: “Parity as Practice: The Politics of Equality“, Yale Women Faculty Forum, Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights at the Yale Law School, April 2012.

 

2011

Opening Address. Presented at the conference Crisis and Renewal, International Conference organized by EDDA – Center of Excellence, NordWel and REASSESS, June 2011.

“The Politics of Development”. Presented at the Symposion on The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-2011. Women in Agriculture, Closing the Gender Gap for Development sponsored by the Icelandic Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the GEST Programme, the International Institute, the the Icelandic Foreign and the Icelandic International Development Agency, May 2011.

“Tungumál útlegðar. Um skrif alsírska rithöfundarins Assiu Djebar” (The Lanugage of Exile: The Writings of Assia Djebar). Presented at the Annual Conference on of the Center of  the  Humanities at the University of Iceland, March 2011.

 

2010

“Róttæk og feminísk fræðimennska [Radical and Feminist Scholarship]. Presented at a symposium on the works of the Icelandic scholar Helga Kress at the University of Iceland, December 2010.

“Útlendingur í heimalandi: Albert Camus, uppreisn og frönsk kenning”  [Stranger in a home country: Albert Camus, Rebellion and French Theory]. Presented at a symposium on Albert Camus at the University of Iceland, December 2010.

“Crisis Politics and a New Research Agenda”. Presented at the  International Conference The  Global Crisis: Transnational Reconfigurations and Local Contexts, EDDA Center of Excellence, November 2010.

“Sú gamla kemur í heimsókn. Háskólinn á markaðstorginu” [“The Visit of the Old Lady”: The University in the Marketplace]. Presented at the conference The University in a Crisis, University of Iceland, November 2010.

“Að halda réttlæti að valdinu – í anda Chomskys” [Putting Justice to Power – in the Spirit of Chomsky]. Panel presentation in connection with a lecture by Noam Chomsky, hosted by the Icelandic Film Festival and the University of Iceland Center for Humanities, September 2010.

“Cross-cultural borderlines: gender equality programmes as sites of resistance” (with Sigríður Þorgeirsdóttir). Presented at Transnational/Global Feminism: Issues, Contestations, Challenges, hosted by the University of Bergen, May 2010.

“Transcultural Dialogues: The Gender Equality Training Programme” (with Sigríður Þorgeirsdóttir). Presented at  Preserving the Future: Sustainability of Language, Culture and Nature, a conference hosted by the Vigdis Finnbogadottir Institute for Foreign Languages, April 2010.

“Transcultural Territories: The French Language and Francophone Literature”. Presented at Preserving the Future: Sustainability of Language, Culture and Nature, a conference hosted by the Vigdis Finnbogadottir Institute for Foreign Languages, April 2010.

“Gagnrýnið háskólasamfélag? Ábyrgð og hlutverk háskóla á breytingatímum” [Critical Academia? The Role and Responsibility of Universities in Times of Global Change]. Keynote presented at the University of Iceland Annual Humanities Conference. University of Iceland, March 2010.

“Það hangir á spýtunni: Jacques Derrida og bókmenntir” [At Stake: Jacques Derrida and Literature]. Presented at the University of Iceland Annual Humanities Conference. University of Iceland, March 2010.

 

2009

“Háskólar, ábyrgð og samfélagsuppgjör” [Universities, Responsibility and Societal Reckoning]. Presented at  Learning from History – Rebuilding on the Basis of Equality, a conference hosted by the University of Iceland, September 2009.

“Þverþjóðleg samræða: Alþjóðlegt jafnréttissetur á Íslandi”. Presented at an UNIFEM symposium, Reykjavik, September 2009.

“The GET–Training Programme”. Presented at the International Colloquium on Women´s Empowerment,  Leadership, Development, International Peace and Security, hosted by Angie Brooks Center at the University of Monrovia, March 2009.

Publications

2016

“Introduction” [with Urfalino and Ingimundarson], in Erlingsdóttir, et al. Iceland’s Financial Crisis: The Politics of Blame, Protest, and Reconstruction, 1–18,

2015

“The Politics of Justice and the French Blood Affair in Hélène Cixous’s The Perjured City,” Paragraph 37, 3 (2015), 369–387.

 

2013

Editor of the Icelandic part (15 contributions on Icelandic female artists in Dictionnaire des femmes créatrices, eds. Mireille Calle-Gruber and Béatrice Didier. Paris: Éditions des femmes, 2013.

“Af sviði fyrirgefningar. Um minningar, réttlæti og pólitík í túlkun Hélène Cixous à „blóðhneykslinu” í Frakklandi” [Staging a Trial: Forgiveness as a Form of Justice in Hélène Cixous’s La Ville parjure ou le Réveil des Érinyes], Ritið 1 (spring) 2013.

 

2012

Scènes d´altérities. Poétique et politique de la résistance dans trois pièces d´Hélène Cixous. Doctoral Thesis. Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle–Paris III, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, March 2012.

 

2011

“Scenes of Alterities: The Theatre as a Site for Creative Criticism of Contemporary Society and Culture” in Citizenship and Cultural Diversity: Representing Difference. Dorota Golańska and Aleksandra M. Różalska (Eds.). Łódź: Łódź University Press, 2011.

“Le vote des femmes et pour les femmes en Islande. Du droit de voter à l´élection de Vigdís Finnbogadóttir” [Women’s suffrage and the Election of Women in Iceland: From the Granting of Voting Rights to the Election of Vigdis Finnbogadóttir], in Représentations des femmes occidentals: du vote de la première Européenne à l´image politique ,Taina Tuhkunen and Thierry Leterre (eds.). Nantes: Éditions Plein Feux, forthcoming.

“Af veikum mætti: Ábyrgðar- og gagnrýnishlutverk háskóla” [A Weak Force: Responsibility and Resistance within the University], Ritið 1. 2011.

 

2010

“Tungumál útlegðar – um skrif alsírska rithöfundarins Assiu Djebar” [The Language of Exile: On the Writings of the Algerian Writer Assia Djebar], Ársrit Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur, 2010.

“Ó-orðið milli bókmennta og heimspeki: Jacques Derrida, Hélène Cixous og „verðandi“ réttlæti”  [The Unfinished Business between Literature and Philosophy: Jacques Derrida, Hélène Cixous and Justice to Come] in Ritið 2., 2010.

“Scenes of Alterities: The Theatre as a Site for Creative Criticism of Contemporary Society and Culture” in Citizenship and Cultural Diversity: Representing Difference. Dorota Golańska and Aleksandra M. Różalska (Eds.). Łódź: Łódź University Press. 2010.

“Le vote des femmes et pour les femmes en Islande. Du droit de voter à l´élection de Vigdís Finnbogadóttir” [Women’s suffrage and the Election of Women in Iceland: From the  Granting of Voting Rights to the Election of Vigdis Finnbogadóttir], in Représentations des femmes occidentales: du vote de la première Européenne à l´image politique ,Taina Tuhkunen og Thierry Leterre (Eds.). Nantes: Éditions Plein Feux. 2010.

 

2009

“Rappresentazioni culturali della donne islandesi alla luce del mito delle Amazzoni” [The Cultural Representations of Icelandic Women in Light of the Amazon Myth] in Le mythe des Amazones [The Myth of the Amazons], Golinelli, G. (Ed.). 2009.

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