Workshops, seminars

Théories littéraires du hasard et de la contingence / Theorizing Chance. How does Literary Theory deal with Contingency

Beginning
19.06.2021
End
20.06.2021

ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DE LITTERATURE COMPAREE
ATELIER ANNUEL DU COMITE DE RECHERCHE SUR LA THEORIE LITTERAIRE

INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL WORKSHOP OF THE RESEARCH COMMITTEE ON LITERARY THEORY

« Théories littéraires du hasard et de la contingence »
“Theorizing Chance. How does Literary Theory deal with Contingency?”
Paris, 19-20 Juin /19/20 June 2021

Université Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris-3)
Salle Max Milner, 17 rue de la Sorbonne 75005 PARIS

Org. Anne Duprat (CERCLL-UPJV/IUF) et/and Alexandre Gefen (CNRS-UMR THALIM)

Samedi 19 Juin/Saturday 19 June

- 9:15 Accueil café / Coffee

- 9:45 Introduction / Welcoming remarks

Anne Duprat (UPJV-IUF), Alexandre Gefen (CNRS-THALIM)

- 10:00: “The Realness of Chance“

Julia Jordan (University College London)

- 11:00 Pause/ Coffee break

- 11:30 – 12:30 Panel I Chair: Vladimir Biti

  • Stefan Willer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
    “Contingencies of Localization in Literary Theory“
     
  • Susanne Strätling (Freie Universität Berlin)
    “The Law of Heterogeneity, or: How to get in touch with literature?“
     
  • Jernej Habjan (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)
    “Certain Contingencies: Austin’s, Derrida’s, Butler’s”
     

12:30 Discussion/ Q&A

13:00 Déjeuner/ Lunch

- 15:00-16:00 Panel II Chair: Robert C. J. Young

  • Xiaofan Amy Li (University College London)
    “The Formation of Chance: What Can Stones and Pearls Tell Us about Artistic Intention and Comparative Literary Theory?“
     
  • Anne Duprat (Université de Picardie-Jules Verne/ IUF)
    “Metaphors and Paradigms: Figures of Chance in Literary Theory“
     
  • Divya Dwivedi (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
    Title tbc

16:00 Discussion/ Q&A

16:30 Pause/ Coffee Break

- 17:00-18:00 Panel III Chair: Stefan Willer

  • Maya Issam Kesrouany (NYU Abu Dhabi)
    “Between Writer and Militant: Arab Realism and the Accidental“
     
  • Robert C. J. Young (New York University)
    “Winging it“
     
  • Vladimir Biti (Universität Wien)
    “Narrating Contingency: Kafka and Coetzee”
     

18:00 Discussion/ Q&A

Dimanche 20 Juin / Sunday 20 June

- 9:30 Accueil Café / Coffee

- 10:00 – 11:30 Panel IV Chair: Jernej Habjan

  • Zaal Andronikashvili (Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung)
    “The Creative Function. Can we think creativity without contingency? “
     
  • Karin Kukkonen (U. Oslo)
    “Contingency Traps: The Role of Form in Creative Processes”
     
  • Alexandre Gefen (Paris-3 Sorbonne Nouvelle -THALIM)
    “Theoretical thinking, statistical thinking”
     

11:30 Discussion/ Q&A

12:30 Déjeuner / Lunch

14:30 Business Meeting - Research Committee on Literary Theory

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Fields of research

Literary theory, Themes, motifs, thematology
Zufall ; Chance; Kontingenz ; Contingency

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Institutions

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3
Association internationale de littérature comparée (AILC) / International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA)

Addresses

7 rue de la Sorbonne
75005 Paris
France

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Projects and research

ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory

Institutions

Association internationale de littérature comparée (AILC) / International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA)
Date of publication: 11.05.2020
Last edited: 12.05.2020