Trans-Aesthetics by cGJesg9


									                         Trans-Aesthetics. Crossing Central Europe
                                     International Conference of the
                       Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies
                                    University of Alberta, Edmonton
                                         in cooperation with the
    Art Gallery of Alberta, exhibition REARVIEW MIRROR: New Art from Central & Eastern Europe
                                              April 1-3, 2012


Sunday April 1st, 2012
16.00: Public Art Lecture Series featuring Jan Edler (realities:united), Art Gallery of Alberta (#2 Sir
Winston Churchill Square), Ledcor Theatre
The Public Art Lecture Series is presented by the Art Gallery of Alberta with support from the Edmonton
Arts Council.

Monday April 2nd, 2012
8.30-9.00: Senate Chamber, room 326, Arts and Convocation Hall, U Alberta
Welcome: Joseph Patrouch, Director, Wirth Institute of Austrian and Central European Studies;
           Lesley Cormack, Dean, Faculty of Arts
Introduction: Helga Mitterbauer, Carrie Smith-Prei, Department of Modern Languages and Cultural

9.00-10.00: Senate Chamber
Agatha Schwartz (University of Ottawa) and Helga Thorson (University of Victoria): The Aesthetics of
       Change: Women Writers of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy
Imre Szeman (University of Alberta): History without End(s): Imre Madách’s The Tragedy of Man (Az
       Ember Tragédiája)

10.00-10-30: Coffee Break, Faculty Lounge, room 320

10.30-12.00: Senate Chamber
Liliane Weissberg (University of Pennsylvania): Vienna, Budapest, Berlin: Freud’s Intellectual Networks
        and the Establishment of Psychoanalysis
Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky (University of Pecs/Wirth Institute): Secrets of a Soul (1926): A First-phase
        Psychoanalytic Representation on Human Subjectivity
Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Alberta): How The Golden Fleece (Zolotoe runo, 1906-1909) was

12.00: Opening Ceremony of the exhibition 150 Years Croatian National Theatre by His Excellency, the
        Croatian ambassador to Canada, Mr Veselko Grubišić, followed by a presentation about the role
        of the theatre in Croatian culture by Katarina Žeravica

12.30-14.00: Lunch, Faculty Lounge
14.00-15.30: Senate Chamber
Katarina Žeravica (University of Osijek/Wirth Institute): German Travelling Theatre Companies: A Cultural
        Link between Osijek and Other Cities in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy
Mario Martinec (Zagreb/Ottawa): Connections between German and Croatian Impressionism (Example
        of the painter Bela Čikoš Sesija)
Sarah McGaughey (Dickinson College): Kitchen Stories: Literary Reflections on the Interior in the Early
        Twentieth Century

15.30-16.00: Coffee Break, Faculty Lounge

16.00-17.00: Senate Chamber
Gregor Kokorz (University of Chicago): Border, Trans-border and Unification – Music and its Divergent
        Roles in the 19th-Century Habsburg Territories
Kornél Zipernovszky (Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest): Who Started the Charleston Craze In
        Austria? – The Jazz Age Through Hungarian Eyes

18.00: Reception at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, Jasper Room
19.00: Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, Jasper Room

Tuesday April 3rd, 2012
9.00-10.30: Senate Chamber
Friederike Eigler (Georgetown University, Washington): Rewriting German-Polish Border Regions in
        Contemporary Europe
Waclaw Osadnik (University of Alberta): Wir sind Lockvögel Baby by Elfriede Jelinek in Polish: Some
        Remarks on Translation of Cultural Contexts
Bianca Bican (University of Cluj-Naboca): Political and Cultural Implications in Literary Reception during
        Communist Romania

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break, Faculty Lounge

11.00-12.00: Senate Chamber
Irene Sywenky (University of Alberta): Negotiating Urban Palimpsests: The Politics of Cultural Mediation
        in Today’s East Central Europe
Laura Bohn (Wheaton College): Habsburg Translingual Identity in Robert Musil's Der Mann ohne
        Eigenschaften and Terézia Mora's Alle Tage

12.00-14.00: Transfer to the Art Gallery of Alberta (#2 Sir Winston Churchill Square; register at the desk
       in the foyer), Lunch, Allan E. Scott Boardroom (4th floor, Art Gallery of Alberta)

14.00-15.30: Boardroom
Raluca Cernahoschi (Bates College): Climbing the Ladder, Playing the Game: Thoughts on a Narrative
        Motif in Kafka, Roth and Szábo
Susan Ingram (York University): After the Wall is Before… the Enlightenment: Linklater’s Refashioning of
        Vienna’s Baroque Imaginary
Markus Reisenleitner (York University): Policing Murky Depths and Glowing Peaks: Competing
        Imaginaries of Central European Crossroads in SOKO Kitzbühel and SOKO Donau

15.30-16.00: Coffee Break, Boardroom
16.00-17.00: Boardroom
Stefan Simonek (University of Vienna): An Intertextual Approach to “Laibach”
Maryna Chernyavska (University of Alberta): Nostalgic Dreams of the Former Crownland

17.30: Ledcor Theatre, -1 floor, Art Gallery of Alberta
Special Artist Talk by Taras Polataiko, in conjunction with the current AGA exhibition REARVIEW MIRROR:
New Art from Central & Eastern Europe

19.00: Reception, Lecdor Theatre Foyer, Art Gallery of Alberta, hosted by University of Alberta
International; welcome by Britta Baron (Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President International)
20.00: Optional Dinner at the AGA’s Zinc Restaurant (at participants’ expense)

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