Massimo Salgaro (University of Verona) and Paul Sopcak (MacEwan University), in collaboration with the Paris Institute of Advanced Study (IEA) and the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL), are organizing a conference to be held in Paris on the topic “What is Literariness?”.
With the support of:
David Miall will offer a keynote address, and presenters will include: Mark J. Bruhn, Nigel Fabb, Frank Hakemulder, Arthur M. Jacobs, Gerhard Lauer, Winfried Menninghaus, Yeshayahu Shen, and Willie van Peer.
You can find the registration link here.
The meeting will be held at the Paris Institute for Advanced Study (located in the heart of Paris); and the dates are set for October 10-13, 2017.
You can find the schedule listed below, and you can hover over authors’ names to find a short bio.
You can download the abstracts (and bios) for paper presentations here.
You can download the abstracts (and bios) for poster presentations here.
|Tues, Oct.10||6:00-6:10 PM||Paul Sopcak & Massimo Salgaro
|6:10-6:50 PM||Willie van Peer & Anna Chesnokova
The invisible net
|6:50-7:30 PM||Frank Hakemulder
Conceptualizing foregrounding: An interdisciplinary research program
|Wed, Oct. 11||Empirical studies of foregrounding|
|9:20-10:20 AM||Keynote speaker – David Miall|
|10:20-10:40 AM||Coffee break|
|10:40-11:20 PM||David Hanauer
Intermediate states of literariness: Criticality and literariness in the factual (ethnographic) poem and the fictional prose paragraph
|11:20-12:00 PM||Anne Mangen, Anežka Kuzmičová, Jana Lüdtke, Lilla Magyari, & Arthur M. Jacobs Narrative styles and mental imagery|
|2:00-2:40 PM||Stefan Blohm & Christine A. Knoop Literarinesses: A bag of three-sided coins|
|2:40-3:00 PM||Coffee break|
|3:00-3:40 PM||Moniek M. Kuijpers & Frank Hakemulder Rereading and literariness|
|3:40-4:00 PM||Plenary for open discussion|
|[4:15 IGEL Meeting]|
|Thurs, Oct 12||Cognitive and neurocognitive studies of response to style|
|9:20-10:00 AM||Arthur M. Jacobs
Reader responses to style in poetry: A neurocognitive poetics perspective
|10:00-10:20 AM||Coffee break|
|10:20-11:00 AM||Winfried Menninghaus
Poetic speech melody: A crucial link between music and language
|11:00-11:40 PM||Manon Jones
Neurocognitive responses to prosody
|1:40-2:20 PM||Roel M. Willems
Measuring eye movements to understand the processing of literariness
|2:20-2:50 PM||Coffee break|
|2:50-3:30 PM||Kathy Conklin & Josephine Guy
Empirical studies of literariness: Understanding the value of authorial revision
|3:30-4:00 PM||Plenary for open discussion|
|4:15-5:15 PM||Poster & French Aperitif|
|Fri, Oct. 13||Evolving research perspectives|
|9:20-10:00 AM||Yehong Zhang
Literariness in cross-cultural poem reading
|10:00-10:40 AM||Caroline Kutsch, Julia Vaeßen & Sven Strasen
T-REX: Triggers of reader emotion and experientiality
|10:40-11:00 AM||Coffee break|
|11:00-11:40 PM||Nigel Fabb
Epiphany as elaborated surprise, and the literary techniques which produce it
|11:40-12:20 PM||Don Kuiken
Living metaphor as the site of bidirectional literary engagement
|2:00-2:40 PM||Mark J. Bruhn
The proof in the pudding: On the empirical values of literary interpretation
|2:40-3:00 PM||Coffee break|
|3:00-3:40 PM||Gerhard Lauer
How does literariness develop? An ontogenetic approach
|3:40-4:00 PM||Massimo Salgaro