Conference Archive

"Cultural Crossings"

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Venue: Department of English, UniCampus, Hof 8, University of Vienna

Organisers: Margarete Rubik, Christa Knellwolf King, Susanne Reichl Administrative Coordinator: Iris Gundacker

Conference Theme

The conference discusses different forms of cultural crossing that features in Anglophone literatures and cultures. The aim of the conference was to think about ways of crossing boundaries and mastering transitions. Presentations covered a whole spectrum of cross-cultural topics and historical transformations, interdisciplinary and intermedial crossovers.

“New Directions in Cultural Studies”

Venue: “Besprechungsraum”, 2nd floor of Dept. of English, UniCampus, Hof 8, University of Vienna

Thursdays, 16.00 - 18.00 (weekly meetings during the semester)

Organiser: Christa Knellwolf King

A focus of the discussions of the Staff-and-Students Seminar is on the development and application of cognitive methodologies to the interpretative practice in literary and cultural studies. The discussions will investigate existing and new crossovers between research in the neurosciences and the humanities. The seminar is a forum for the presentation of work-in-progress by staff and graduate students and we will also discuss publications that outline new research directions.

"Cognitive Studies of Culture" (9-10 June 2014)

"Cognitive Studies of Culture" 2014

LabVisit-Workshop: “Cognitive Science in the Humanities: Language, Literature, History & Culture"

(convened by Christa Knellwolf King and Margarete Rubik) University of Vienna, 7 June 2013)

“Cognitive Cultural Criticism”

(convened by Christa Knellwolf King and Margarete Rubik) University of Vienna, 4-5 Oct. 2012

“Empire and Emotion" (University of Melbourne)

(convened by Christa Knellwolf King, Deirdre Coleman and Stephanie Trigg), University of Melbourne, 16 March 2012

This conference was the occasion for the creation of a group of colleagues with special interests in “Emotion and Empire”;
Email contact for this list: emotion-empirelists.univie.ac.at

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