CLE 2017: Programme

Programme (pdf)

Book of Abstracts (pdf)









08:30 Registration

09:00 Opening

09:30 K1 Keynote

Espen Aarseth IT University of Copenhagen The Complex Cultural Objects and Practices We for Some Reason Call Games

10:30 Coffee

10:30 E1 Wozu Poesie exhibition launch

11:00 PS1A Mediascape

  • Marek Zaleski Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Mediascape’s Drifter
  • Grzegorz Zyzik University of Opole Corona Australis and the Sisters. Poetry as the source of world-building in Tension
  • Jerzy Stachowicz University of Warsaw Digitally assisted conversation – smartphones, Google and change of literacy practices
  • Tomasz Umerle Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Fluid Borders of ‘Literature’: Literary Theory versus the Practice of Literary Documentation
  • Krzysztof Gajewski Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Knowledge in Motion. Problems of Analysis of Quality and Authorship of Polish Wikipedia Articles on Literature and Literary Studies

11:00 PS1B Translation

  • Claire Clivaz Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne Migrations and translations of the expression ‘Digital Humanities’
  • Ricarda Vidal and Manuela Perteghella King’s College London / independent Translation as movement: migration and notions of ‘home’
  • Heather Connelly Birmingham City University Translation Zones: Linguistic Hospitality
  • Gabriel Borowski Jagiellonian University, Kraków Self as translation: (e)motional identity strategies in contemporary Brazilian fiction

13:15 Lunch

13:15 E2 Why submit a proposal to COST?

14:15 K2 Keynote

15:15 Coffee

15:45 PS2 Education

  • Arlene Holmes-Henderson University of Oxford Learning lessons from the past: cultivating cultural literacy through Classics
  • Katrina Roszynski University of Stirling Ac{knowledge}ing difficulty: Bildung, raznorečie and learning journeys
  • Arkadiusz Półtorak Jagiellonian University, Kraków Handbooks for City Dwellers. Addressing Migrant Subjectivities in Contemporary Art

20:00 E3 Aura Rosenberg. Angel of  History @ Galeria Studio & De Gruyter Opening Reception



09:00 PS3A Affect & Empathy

  • Robert Crawshaw Lancaster University Affect Theory and its discontents
  • Agnieszka Dauksza Jagiellonian University, Kraków Affective diffusion between migrants and local communities. Case of Lampedusa Island
  • Wojciech Małecki University of Wrocław Entangled Empathy, Animal Narratives, and Moral Mobility
  • Naomi Segal Birkbeck University of London Familial (e)motion: the drama of the replacement child

09:00 PS3B Exile

  • Doris Mironescu Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași Exile Writers and the Sense of Space: Norman Manea, Herta Müller and Andrei Codrescu
  • Teodor Ajder Editor contributor, “Mămăliga de Varșovia” Authority and Emancipation Within Facebook Romanian Diasporic Groups
  • Jolanta Budriūnienė Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius Lithuanian Diaspora Press in English – historical aspect
  • Ewa Kołodziejczyk Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Czesław Miłosz’s Migrant Perspective in “Native Realm”

10:45 Coffee

11:15 K3 Keynote

Willie van Peer Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich What Literature Does to Us. And How Do We Know?

12:15 E4 CLE Lunch & Annual General Meeting

13:45 PS4 Readers

  • Anna Chesnokova, Sonia Zyngier, Vander Viana, Fernanda Ribeiro, Juliana Jandre and Anna Rumbesht Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University / Federal University of Rio de Janeiro / University of Stirling / Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Emotion and cultural responses to a poem: Looking through translations in three different languages
  • Jiří Trávníček Institute of Czech Literature, Czech Academy of Sciences Reading life-stories
  • Simone Rebora Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Fantasy in Motion: from ‘Secondary Worlds’ to Reality
  • Bogdan Balicki University of Szczecin Cognition of reader
  • Maciej Maryl Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Cherchez Les Lecteurs! Towards an Integrated Model of Empirical Research into Cultural Literacy

13:45 SIG1 Intersemiotic Translation and Cultural Literacy

16:00 Coffee

16:30 PS5 Representations of Memory

  • Mary Gallagher University College Dublin Re-reading ‘Home’: Two Haitian Narratives of Return
  • Katarzyna Kwapisz Williams Australian National University, Canberra Europe from afar: migration, memory and the construction of a cosmopolitan self
  • Iuliia Lashchuk University of Warsaw Migrated art and reconstruction of the memory. Ukrainian Artists form Crimea and Donbas
  • Dorota Jarecka Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Is this a pilgrimage? New Peredvishniki, or artists on the move

16:30 SIG2 Cultural Literacy and Creative Futures: Theory and Practice

19:30 E5 Dinner @ Solec 44



09:00 PS6 Representations of Mobility

  • Dana Badulescu Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași Ian McEwan’s Parable of Reading in “Black Dogs”
  • Joanna Maj University of Wrocław Polish and German Literary Tourist Guides as a Form of Literary History
  • Jean Owen writer Immigration, Incest and Post-nationality in Krys Lee’s “The Believer”
  • Nagihan Haliloğlu Ibn Khaldun University, Istanbul Mobility and Nausea in Michel Houellebecq’s “The Possibility of an Island”
  • Jurate Radaviciute Vilnius University The violence underlying the process of movement in Salman Rushdie’s novel “Shame”

09:00 SIG3 Cultural Literacy in Higher Education

11:15 Coffee

11:45 K4 Keynote

Roma Sendyka Jagiellonian University, Kraków & Erica Lehrer Concordia University, Montreal ‘Awkward Objects of Genocide’: Reading and Curating Affect with Pluralist Cultural Literacies


12:45 Lunch

13:45 PS7A Representations of Migration

  • Justyna Tabaszewska Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Small-Scale Migration and Ordinary Affects. Polish Experience of Small-Scale Migrations and Their Literary Representation
  • Simon Lang Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Italian work immigrants in German and Italian fiction film
  • Paweł Mościcki Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Migrant Images. Refugees between Pathos and Montage
  • Katarzyna Kociołek University of Warsaw Metaphors of Mobility in British Fashion
  • Laura González Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Embodying hysteria as caring for the self

13:45 PS7B Spaces

  • Anna Barcz Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences Moving Rivers: Vulnerability and Resilience in Aquacritical Literature
  • Deniz Balık Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir Memory of Things: A Hermeneutic Reading of Sampling in Architecture
  • Victor Chesnokov and Irina Kats Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University / Manchester University Migration and cultural changes in the city: challenges of the 21 century
  • Claire Lozier University of Leeds The politics of (e)motions: affect and movement in Michel Houellebecq
  • Oksana Golovashina G.R. Derzhavin Tambov State University Homo traveling or identificational risks of consumption of the past

16:00 Closing