Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Dúbravská cesta , Bratislava

12 – 13 February 2020

PROGRAM

12 February 2020 (Wednesday)

8:30 – 9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:30 CONFERENCE OPENING

OPENING LECTURE: CÉSAR DOMÍNGUEZ

Zones of Indistinction as Enclaves in the Mediterranean Literary Centrism

Moderator: Róbert Gáfrik

9:30 – 9:50 CHARLES SABATOS

The Danube as a Transnational Framework for European Literature

9:50 – 10:10 MARINA JANJIĆ

National Literature as a Way of Preserving Identity the Serbian Diaspora in the Global
World

10:10 – 10:30 DISCUSSION

10:30 – 10:50 SHORT BREAK

10:50 – 11:10 DANIJELA KOSTADINOVIĆ

Narrative Discourse of the Breakup of Yugoslavia, Identity and Globalization Crises in
Contemporary Macedonian Prose: The Navel of the World by Venko Andonovski, The Roots of Life and the Roots of Death by Metodi Manev and A Spare Life by Lidija Dimkovska

11:10 – 11:30 ADRIANA RADUCANU

Myth, Literature, and History in Ismail Kadareʼs House of Beautiful

11:30 – 11:50 BÜKE SAĞLAM

Symbolic Selves: Understanding the Role of the National Identities in Laurent Binetʼs HHhH

11:50 – 12:10 DISCUSSION

12:10 – 13:30 LUNCH BREAK

Moderator: Miloš Zelenka

13:30 – 13:50 MATEUSZ CHMURSKI

Utopia, Retrotopia (and beyond?): Central Europe as Revisited by Olga Tokarczuk

13:50 – 14:10 ANTON POKRIVČÁK

National Stereotypes in Thomas Bellʼs Out of This Furnace

14:10 – 14:30 DISCUSSION

14:30 – 15:30 ČSAPLV ASSEMBLY MEETING

15:30 SOCIAL EVENT

PROGRAM

13 February 2020 (Thursday)

Moderator: Mária Bátorová

9:00 – 9:20 RÓBERT GÁFRIK

The Trouble with World Literature

9:20 – 9:40 MILOŠ ZELENKA

Theory of Cultural Inheritance and Literary Memory between the National and Postnational

9:40 – 10:00 ALEXEJ MIKULÁŠEK

A few Notes Regarding the Term Jewish Literature

10:00 – 10:20 DISCUSSION

10:20 – 10:40 SHORT BREAK

10:40 – 11:00 IVAN ŠUŠA – PATRIZIA PRANDO

(Trans)national Aspects of the Italian Memoir in the Context of the Holocaust

11:00 – 11:20 ANNA ZELENKOVÁ – SILVIA POKRIVČÁKOVÁ

Some Comparatist Notes on the Categories of “the National” vs. “the World”,

“the Historical” vs. “the Present”, “Oneʼs Own” vs. “Foreign”

11:20 – 11:40 KATARÍNA ZECHELOVÁ

The Ideal Confronts Reality. Multiculturalism versus Patriotism in the Works of the Austrian Writers Stefan Zweig and Ewa Rossmann.

11:40 – 12:00 DISCUSSION

12:00 – 13:30 LUNCH BREAK

Moderator: Alexej Mikulášek

13:30 – 13:50 PETR KUČERA

German Characters in the Prose of Contemporary Female Czech Authors

13:50 – 14:10 ZVONKO TANESKI

The Artistic Translation as Evidence of the Transcultural Turn – Migration versus Integration; The Presence of Southern Slavic Writers in Slovak Culture after 1989

14:10 – 14:30 RENÁTA BOJNIČANOVÁ

Contemporary Forms of the Slovak Historical Novel as Symptoms of an Effort to Build a Postnational Consciousness

14:30 – 14:50 MÁRIA BÁTOROVÁ

National and Transnational Aspects of Slovak Literary Modernism

14:50 – 15:30 DISCUSSION

15:30 CONCLUDING REMARKS

International Conference National and Postnational Frameworks in European Literatures

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