Closing Conference, 4th to 6th May 2017

Poster

Material Poetics. A Dialogue between Studies in Literature and Film

University of Zurich

Programme

Thursday, May 4th, 2017, Room RAI-J-31
 

14:00 Opening address: Klaus Müller-Wille, Zürich
14:15 Elina Druker, Stockholm: Transformations of the mechanized body. Mass culture, picturebooks and the avant-garde in Einar Nerman’s work
15:00 Dieter Mersch, Zürich: Prose and Profaneness of Matter
15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:15 Monika Schmitz-Emans, Bochum: Staging Literature in Pop up Books. Examples – Concepts – Poetics
17:00 Johannes Binotto, Zürich: Mis-Alignments: Transmission and Disfiguration of Film Material
17:45 BREAK

Thursday, May 4th, 2017, Room SOD-1-103

18:15 Book presentation
Klaus Müller-Wille: Sezierte Bücher. Hans Christian Andersens Materialästhetik (2017)
19:15 APÉRO RICHE

Friday, May 5th, 2017, Room KOL-E-18

10:00 Thomas Strässle, Zürich: New orders.The essayistic exposure to materials
10:45 Petra Bäni, Zürich: Reading Books. A Material Approach to Elsa Beskow’s Work
11:30 COFFEE BREAK
12:00 Sergej Rickenbacher, Aachen: “All books, they got the stink of their owner”. Olfactory Impregnation of Literature
13:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:15 Simon Messerli, Zürich: Material Narrations: The Endpapers in Jörg Müller’s and Jörg Steiner’s Picturebooks
15:00 Mareile Oetken, Oldenburg: “Not even I can look thee between the eyes, and I was born among men.“ The construction of nature and the showing of difference in The Jungle Book
15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 Macarena García González, Santiago de Chile: Empathy and Materiality in Pixar‘s Inside Out
16:45 Philip Nel, Kansas City: How to Read Harold: A Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson, and the Making of a Children’s Classic
17:30 SHORT BREAK
17:45 Ingrid Tomkowiak, Zürich: “It’s all made by hand”. Aesthetics of Craftsmanship in Animated Films

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Room KOL-E-13

09:30 Stephan Kammer, München: “Kunststoff”. Pop around 1969
10:15 Kathrin Hubli, Zürich: Tove Jansson’s Moomins, Materiality and the Book as an Artefact
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Hiloko Kato, Wien: Forgotten Materiality – Jörg Müller’s Das Buch im Buch im Buch
12:00 Christine Lötscher, Berlin: The Alice-Mode. Nonsense, Materiality and the Weird
12:45 Concluding Remarks

13:00 Conference Close