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The Longing for Time: joint international conference with the University of Konstanz 15-17 May 2014

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International Conference

The Longing for Time:

Ästhetische Eigenzeit in Contemporary Film, Literature and Art

 

Konstanz, 15 – 17 May 2014

 

Organisers: Anne Fuchs (University of Warwick) & Aleida Assmann (Konstanz University)

 

Thursday, 15 May (Konstanz Univ., Room K7)

 

13.00‐14.00: Conference Registration and Coffee

14.00‐15.10: Aleida Assmann & Anne Fuchs: Opening

Session 1 (Chair: Aleida Assmann)

14.10‐14.50: Fritz Reheis (University of Bamberg):

“Breite oder punktförmige Gegenwart? Über Zeitvorstellungen bei Gumbrecht und Rosa”

 

14.50‐15.30: Sarah Colvin (University of Cambridge):

“Stop, Look, and Listen? Art, Attentiveness, and Stretchy Time”

 

15.30‐15.50: Coffee break

 

(Chair: Anne Fuchs)

 

15.50‐16.30: Christer Petersen (University of Cottbus):

“Digitale Beschleunigung”

 

16.30‐17.10: Erica Carter, Ricarda Vidal (King’s College London) and Jenny

Chamarette (Queen Mary, London):

“Translation, Ekphrasis, Poiesis: Comments on Translation Games and Intermedial Time”

 

17.10‐17.50: Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz):

“Aus der Zeit gefallen – Gedanken zu Elfriede Jelineks Winterreise

 

20.00 Conference Dinner (“Hafenhalle”, Konstanz)

 

Friday, 16 May (Bischofsvilla)

 

 

Session 2 (Chair: Dirk Göttsche)

 

9.30‐10.10: James Hodkinson (University of Warwick):

“Slowing the Present: Brian Eno's Sound Installations for Art Galleries and Other Spaces”

 

10.10‐10.50: Elizabeth Boa (University of Nottingham):

“Musical and Poetic: Mirroring of Space/Time: Eliott Carter, Benjamin Black and Martin Crimp, Barbara Köhler”

 

10.50‐11.10: Coffee break

 

11.10‐11.50: Andrew Webber (University of Cambridge):

“Lifetimes: Digitality and Ontology in the Film Work of Christian Petzold”

 

11.50‐12.30: J. J. Long (University of Durham):

“Taking Time: Photographers of Slowness”

 

12.30‐14.00: Lunch (“Brigantinus”, Konstanz)

 

Session 3 (Chair: Jonathan Long)

 

14.00‐14.40: Bernd Stiegler (University of Konstanz):

“Ein neuer Mensch, ein neues Sehen, eine neue Zeit. Der Nullpunkt der Geschichte in den Avantgarden”

 

14.40‐15.20: Beate Ochsner (University of Konstanz):

“'Viewser' oder 'internaute'? Zur Synchronisierung von Zuschauer- und Produktionszeit(en) in interaktiven Webdokumentationen“

 

15.20‐15.50: Coffee break

15.50‐16.30: Mary Cosgrove (University of Edinburgh):

“The Time of Sloth in Contemporary Cultural Representations”

 

16.30-17.10: Anne Fuchs (University of Warwick):

“The Longing for Transcendence in Ulrich Seidl's Paradies: Glaube and Arnold Stadler's Salvatore

 

17.30-18.30: Snacks Reception at the Bischofsvilla (Conference delegates only)

 

19.30: Public Reading Arnold Stadler (Buchhandlung „Bücherschiff“)

 

 

Saturday, 17 May (Bischofsvilla)

 

 

Session 4 (Chair: Helmut Schmitz)

 

9.30-10.10: Alexandra Pontzen (Universität Essen/Duisburg):

“Gedehntes Leid: Die peinigende Epiphanie in der deutschsprachige Gegenwartsliteratur”

 

10.10-10.50: Karen Leeder (University of Oxford):

“Die Zeit ist aus den Fugen: The Berlin Republic – A Time for Spectres”

 

10.50‐11.10: Coffee break

 

11.10-11.50: Silvia Mergenthal (University of Konstanz):

“Roads (Not) Taken: Time and Alternate History in Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life”

 

12.00‐12. 40: Silke Horstkotte (University of Leipzig):

“Die Zeit, die endet und das Ende der Zeit: Eschatologische Poetik und gegenwärtige Kultur”

 


12.40‐ 13.10: Concluding Remarks & Farewell