Thursday, October 18, 2018

Symposium January 2019 | University of Groningen

Picture by Thessa Lageman
On 30 January 2019 prof. dr. Liesbeth Korthals Altes gave her farewell lecture at the University of Groningen. The following day, six eminent scholars presented papers pertaining to one of the central themes in the work of professor Korthals Altes: the negotiation of values in narrative.


Wednesday 30 January 2019


15:30-16:30 Farewell lecture

Caleidoscopes: Art, Narrative, and Values 
Liesbeth Korthals Altes

Thursday 31 January 2019: Symposium The Negotiation of Values in Narrative

13:00-13:15 Opening
Julian Hanich


13:15-15:15 First Session

Narrative Complexity and Complex Thinking
Marina Grishakova

Kategoria, Values and Narrative Rhetoric
Stefan Iversen (abstract)

Narrative Hermeneutics: A Model for the Ethical Evaluation of Narratives 
Hanna Meretoja (abstract)


15:45-17:45 Second session

The Circulating Professor: The Configuration of Cultural Templates in Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
Luc Herman & Bart Vervaeck (abstract)

Nabokov in the Context of Early Film: Laughter
Annie van den Oever (abstract)

Narrative, Values, and the Place of the Human
Marco Caracciolo (abstract)

17:45-18:30 Panel discussion

On the negotiation of values in narrative