Justine Houyaux

Research on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

A spot of sightseeing: When Lewis Carroll visited Brussels 150 years ago (The Bulletin, 9 July 2017)

The celebrated author only left the UK once in his lifetime – and the first stop in his European travels was Brussels. The rest of this article is available for … Continue reading

02/08/2017 · Leave a comment

La Bruxelles de Lewis Carroll, entre visites et mystère (Le Vif/L’Express, juillet 2017)

Il y a cent-cinquante ans, en route pour Moscou, accompagné de son ami Henry Liddon, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, alias Lewis Carroll, faisait étape à Bruxelles. Au programme : visite des … Continue reading

02/08/2017 · Leave a comment

After the conference | Part II — Bliss

In my previous post, I was telling you about how complicated it was to obtain funding for a conference in Belgium and how I nearly lost my mind (side note: … Continue reading

27/04/2017 · 1 Comment

After the conference | Part I — Surviving madness

A wonderful (and substantial) part of a scholar’s life is spent in conferences. As Itir Toksöz argues in a blog post on the Guardian Higher Education Network, “Striking a balance … Continue reading

24/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Mount Cemetery, Guildford (England)

Though it may seem bizarre at first to visit a cemetery, I tend to think of them as places where history is archived. The Mount Cemetery in Guildford (Surrey) is … Continue reading

10/01/2017 · Leave a comment

SWYM-MWYS | Conférence sur Alice

“On devrait écrire un livre sur moi, ça, oui !” — Alice Le Département d’anglais et le Service du Doyen de la Faculté de Traduction et d’Interprétation de l’Université de … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · Leave a comment

SWYM-MWYS | Conference on Alice in Wonderland

“There ought to be a book written about me, that there ought!” — Alice The English Department and the Dean’s Service of the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation of the … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · 1 Comment

Burgess on Translation

Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture. — Anthony Burgess

16/05/2016 · 1 Comment

Alice in a World of Wonderlands — Part II: The Books

As I was saying in my previous post, Alice in a World of Wonderlands is quite the heavy thing. At first, its general editor, Jon Lindseth, aimed at roughly 1,000 … Continue reading

08/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Alice in a World of Wonderlands — Part I: The Project

As some of you may know from experience, one of the most difficult challenges of a long-term work (like a PhD, or writing a book, for example) is the lack … Continue reading

07/09/2015 · Leave a comment

FaCT – The First International Conference on Food and Culture in Translation

The call for papers of the First International Conference on Food and Culture in Translation started with this sentence: “Food, the cornerstone of life, lies at the heart of our … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Cecil Hepworth’s 1903 ‘Alice in Wonderland’

This is the very first film adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, directed by Cecil Hepworth in 1903. By and large, the images are potato quality, but the film has … Continue reading

27/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Ellen Terry and her glorious gown of beetle wings

The Virtual Victorian (“Peer back into the mists of time — for facts, fancies and fabrications about the Victorian era”) has just published a lovely post about Ellen Terry’s gown … Continue reading

24/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Alice in Wonderland, from a Freudian perspective

by luciaverag.

24/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Autocomplete me — Alice et la saisie semi-automatique de Google

Que ce soit en raison de ma formation initiale de traductrice qui conduit à une curieuse déformation professionnelle consistant à tout vérifier tout le temps (et deux fois, de préférence) … Continue reading

08/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Au voleur!

Il m’arrive de googler mon nom. J’en ai discuté avec certain-e-s de mes collègues, et il se fait que je ne suis pas la seule à le faire. En cette … Continue reading

07/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Les aventures d’Alice au pays des médias (infographique)

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22/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Une première expérience de questionnaire en ligne

Faire des recherches de doctorat, c’est apprendre tous les jours. En partie parce que la formation que l’on reçoit à l’université en bachelier ou en master tend à nous professionnaliser … Continue reading

22/08/2013 · Leave a comment

Vogue’s Alice in Wonderland

This isn’t new as it dates back to 2003 but it is worth seeing. As the issue focused on Alice in Wonderland through the fashion-lenses (apparently), Vogue chose Annie Leibovitz … Continue reading

24/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Exposition Alice in Wonderland (Tate Liverpool)

> Je me suis rendue à l’exposition Alice in Wonderland à la Tate Liverpool en janvier. Je suis absolument ravie d’avoir pu parcourir les trois étages exclusivement consacrés à Alice … Continue reading

18/03/2012 · Leave a comment