The Beautiful and the Ugly: Body Representations FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF CORPUS

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					FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF CORPUS THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE UGLY: BODY REPRESENTATIONS
Lisbon, January 7th-8th 2010

CORPUS INTERNATIONAL GROUP FOR THE CULTURAL STUDIES OF THE BODY & INSTITUTO DE ESTUDOS DE LITERATURA TRADICIONAL FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS SOCIAIS E HUMANAS UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7th INTRODUCTION SESSION, 9 h 00 – 9 h 30 Reception of participants by the coordinators
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Inês de Ornellas e Castro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) & Frédéric Duhart (EHESS, France): The Beautiful and the Ugly: A Brief Introduction.

CANONS OF BEAUTY, DEFINITIONS OF UGLINESS (1), 9 h30 – 11 h 30
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Marina Cavicchioli (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil): The Beauty and the Beast in the Roman Representations: Reviewing the Myth. Huang Chun (National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan): Body and Beauty in the Era of Science and Consumerism Marxist, Phenomenological, or Post-modern? Milly Heyd (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel): Body and Skin Questioning Beauty/Ugliness in Viennese Art (Fin-de-Siècle and Post 1945). Sixto J. Castro (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain): Naturalization of Beauty and Ugliness. The Building of a New Canon.

Coffee Break CANONS OF BEAUTY, DEFINITIONS OF UGLINESS (2), 12 h 00 – 13 h 30
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Mario Tanga (Science historian, Arezzo, Italy): Transparency as Beauty: Della Porta’s Physiognomics, a Fundamental Step in the History of Body Image. Mohey Mofawy (Northern Michigan University, USA): A Clash of Norms: When Biological Needs and Cultural Perception of Attractiveness Collide. Meiling Chien (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan): Beautiful Women Will Not Marry Outside Our Village”: Hmub Views on Beauty, Body, and the Value of Affinity. Lynn Sally (Metropolitan College of New York, USA): It is the Ugly that is So Beautiful’: Performing the Monster/Beauty Continuum in American Neo-Burlesque.

Lunch time AESTHETICS OF THE BODY (POSTER SESSION), 15 h 00-16 h 00
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Stéphanie Bouguet (Université de Bordeaux 3, France): Le sublime à l’œuvre dans la peinture de Jenny Saville. Julien Acquatella (EHESS/ Centre Marc Bloch, France/Germany): The Aesthetic Corruption as the Beginnings of an Anthropological Revolution. The Case of the Two German Dictatorships María Eugenia García Sottile (Universidad Católica de Valencia/ U. Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain): Beauty's Concave Mirror. Erika Thomas (Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, France): “La vérité pourrais-tu la supporter?” Abre los ojos [Open Your Eyes] d'Alejandro Amenábar (1997). Zakia Maaouia (Université de Paris I Sorbonne, France): Les artistes se" monstrent". Politics of Body in Post-human Art.

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Caroline Giacomoni, Hélène Hoarau, Elisa Venturini & Maïder Melin (EHESS/Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France): The Transformed Body: Gynaecological Cancer Impact on Women (Bordeaux, France). Riccardo Melito (Anthropologist, Roma, Italy): Body as a Masterpiece and Battlefield.

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REPULSIONS, SEDUCTIONS (1), 16 h 00-17 h 45
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Palmira Fontes da Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal): The Beauty of Monsters. Ana María Palacio Sánchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain): Two Renaissance Women: The Beautiful Goddess and The Obnoxious Witch. Patrícia Pascoal (Faculdade de Psicologia da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal): Body image and sexual functioning. Natália Maria Lopes Nunes (IELT- Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal): Negation of Woman Beauty and Attractiveness. The Legend of Saint Onofrio (The Women "turned" into a Man). Dorothée Guilhem (CNRS / UMR 6578 Unité d'Anthropologie Bioculturelle, France) & Meryem Sellami (Université Marc Bloch, France): Body Images among Teenagers in France.

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Coffee Break REPULSIONS, SEDUCTIONS (2), 18 h 00-19 h 30
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Immanuel Mifsud (University of Malta): Fat and Dark is Beautiful /is Ugly: a History of the Maltese Body through Twentieth Century Poetry. Agathe Brun (Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France): A Veil of Beauty before the Gates of
Hell: Appearances put to the test in Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray.

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Deniz Aktan Kucuk (Bahçesehir Üniversitesi, Turkey) & Gülşah Taşkın (Koç University, Turkey): The Beautiful and the Ugly: Notes on the Classical and Modern Turkish Literature.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8th PRODUCING BEAUTY: ARTEFACTS AND BODY TRANSFORMATIONS (1), 9 h 30-10 h 50
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Débora Krischke Leitão (Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Brazil) & Marie Eunice Maciel (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil): Manipulating Bodies and Pixels. Thoughts about the Brazilian Beauty. Salomé Deboos (Centre d'études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud, France): "Demo tene sokpo ?" Beautiful and Awful in Zanskar Valley. Jean M. Borgatti (Clark University, USA): The Beautiful and the Ugly as Signifiers of Morality and Power in Okpella (Nigeria) Masking Traditions. David Fornons (Departament d’Educació, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain) & F. Xavier Medina Luque (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain): Inside and Outside the Prison: Male Bodies, Tattoos and identities.

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Coffee Break

PRODUCING BEAUTY: ARTEFACTS AND BODY TRANSFORMATIONS (2), 11 h 30-13 h 00
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Francis Moulinat (Ateliers Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris, France): The Fig Leaf or the Nether-world of the Body. Carlos Augusto Ribeiro (IELT -Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal): About the Body as Robe: Ethereal Bodies and Remains of Meat. Koen Beumer (Maastricht University): The Beauty and the Beast: Scars According to the Scarification Subculture and the Medical World.

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Lunch time BEAUTY IN SOCIETY (POSTER SESSION), 14 h 30-15 h 40 Gabriela-Mariana Luca (Universitatea de Medicina şi Farmacie din Timişoara, Romania): Jesus under the Stars. Euphoria and Beatitude of the Disabled Body. Hussein Al Othman (Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates): Attitudes of Emirati Youth toward Transformed Body. An Empirical Study. Verónica Villasebil Loma (UNED, Spain): The "Corporeization" of the Firm. Jean-Charles Jobart (Université de Toulouse 1, France): Beauty and Ugliness in Law. Céline Ducant (Université de Versailles St-Quentin en Yvelines, France): The Body of the Politician. Does image have to charm before the ideas convince? Marion Haza (Université de Poitiers, France): Modification of the Body Image among the Teenagers after a Tattoo or a Piercing: What are the Aesthetic Stakes? María Pilar Asensio Bazán (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain): Young People's Food Habits and Practices in Zaragoza. Virginia Romero Plana (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain): The beautiful and the ugly: intermingled with Feelings and Aesthetic.

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BEAUTY IN ACTION, BEAUTY OF THE ACTION (1), 15 h 40-17 h 20
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Shuenn-Der Yu (Academia Sinica, Institute of Ethnology, Taiwan): The Elegant Body in Taiwanese Tea Ceremony. Carlos Nogueira (IELT- Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal): Body Images in the Portuguese Erotic and Satirical Poetry of the Eighteenth Century. Rui Carlos Fonseca (CEC- Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal): Muscles and Rags: Homeric Examples of Subverted Beauty. Pia Pandelakis (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, France): When the Good Meets the Ugly: The Relationship between Heroes & Nerds in Contemporary American Cinema

Coffee Break

BEAUTY IN ACTION, BEAUTY OF THE ACTION (2), 17 h 40-19 h 30
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Barış Karaağaç & Elizabeth Dauphinee (York University, Canada): Wrestling with Oil: Sociosexual Representations of Turkish Masculinity and the Paradox of Heteronormativity in the Practice of Yağlı Güreş. María José García Soler (Universidad del País vasco, Spain): Beauty and Ugliness in the Greek Athlete Body. Sylvain Ferez (Université de Montpellier 1, France): The Sportswoman's body as a challenge... at the risk of becoming a freak. Alexandru Dincovici (Şcoala Na ională de Studii Politice şi Administrative, Romania): A Beautiful but Damaged Body. What the muscles cover up. Hubert Cahuzac (Université de Bordeaux 3, France): Set of Types and Categories of the Beautiful: the Transformation of the Ordinary Body in Rugby Culture.

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Closure and Final words *******************

Location : Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Univ. Nova de Lisboa Edifício das Unidades de Investigação - sala multiusos (4th floor) Av de Berna, nº26, Lisboa

Contacts:
Frédéric Duhart frederic.duhart@wanadoo.fr 0033 6 16 12 97 32 http://corpus.comlu.com Inês de Ornellas e Castro iorncastro@netcabo.pt 00351 965 739 179


				
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