Memory, Melancholy and Nostalgia 

Memory, Melancholy and NostalgiaProgramme

Programme

THURSDAY, 7 December 2017

 

10:30-11:15

Registration

 

11:15-11:30

Conference opening

 

11:30-13:30

Parallel sessions I

 

Section A: The Holocaust and Exile

 

Chair: Les Sztandera

 

Gulie Ne'eman Arad (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

Israel: A State Based on Nostalgia and Melancholy

 

Sarah Snyder (University of Texas, USA)

Bearing Witness: Reflections from the Glass Booth at the Eichmann Trial

 

Tapas Roy (University of Calcutta, India)

Trauma and Nostalgia: The Narrative of the Refugee of Divided Bengal

 

Alim Koray Cengiz (Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey)

Societal Change in Reyhanlı Circassian Community: Nostalgia and Perception of Turning Back to Homeland

 

Section B: Literature

 

Chair: Janusz Waligóra

 

Eric Sandberg (City University of Hong Kong)

“Remembering is the essence of what I Am”: Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge, Collective Memory, and the Politics of Nostalgia

 

Akvilė Rėklaitytė (The Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, Lithuania)

Ethos of Compassion in the Lithuanian Poetry of the Late 20th Century (Marcelijus Martinaitis)

 

Agata Handley (University of Łódź, Poland; Newman University, Birmingham, UK)

“Devoured by one flame”: Nostalgia and Haunting in Tony Harrison’s Work

 

Kamila Mirasova (Kazan Federal University, Russia)

The Motive of Nostalgia in Ayn Rand’s Novels

 

 

13:30-15:00

Lunch break

 

15:00-17:00

Parallel sessions II

 

Section A:  Nostalgia, Entrepreneurship and Art

 

Chair:Gulie Ne'eman

 

Les Sztandera (Philadelphia University, Thomas Jefferson University, USA)

Nostalgia Factor in the Current State of Social Entrepreneurship and Information Technology in Cuba

 

Tamara Kusimova, Mayya Shmidt (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)

Commercialization of Nostalgia: How do Soviet Goods Work on Post-Soviet  Markets?

 

Victoria Kazmina (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)

Soviet Childhood: Museum as Nostalgic Space

 

Joanna Świątek (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

Yugonostalgia in Contemporary Visual Art

 

 

Section B: Literature

 

Chair: WU, Lok Ying (Judy)

 

Janusz Waligóra (Pedagogical University of Kraków, Poland)

The Self-Portrait with a Fox: The Past to Overcome in Magdalena Tulli’s Autobiographical Prose

 

Alicja Balcerzak (Pomeranian Academy and University in Słupsk, Poland)

Nostalgic Return to the Lost Childhood: Henryk Grynberg, a Polish Writer of Jewish Origin

 

Agata Zielińska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

The Story of a Relationship that Never Existed: Categories of Postmemory and Trauma in Helga Schneider’s Lasciami Andare, Madre.

 

Jarosław Milewski (University of Łódź, Poland)

Burden of a Survivor: Dealing with Loss in Dual Autobiographies

 

 

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

 

17:30-20:00

Parallel sessions III

 

Section A: Theory and Therapy

 

Chair:Tapas Roy

 

Dariusz Brzeziński (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

Retrotopia: Liquid Modern Nostalgia

 

Anna Szapert (University of Social Sciences, SWPS, Poland)  Gendering of Melancholia: The Melancholic Structure of Feminine Identity in the Writings of Luce Irigaray and Carol Gilligan

 

Ewelina Warumzer (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Memory and the Intergenerational Transmission of Love Experience

 

Joanna Kossewska (Pedagogical University of Kraków Poland)

Nostalgia in the Context of Deafness: Assistive Technology as Effective Remedial Intervention

 

 

Section B: Literature

 

Chair: Eric Sandberg

 

Ryszard Bartnik (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

On a (Non-)Sentimental Journey Back to South Africa: Zoë Wicomb’s October. A case study

 

Magdalena Łapińska (University of Białystok, Poland)

(Im)Perfect Memories in Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn

 

Barbara Curzytek (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

Nostalgia for the Past in Fernando Vallejo’s Selected Literary Work

 

Justyna Kiełkowicz (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Memory and Medieval Past in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

 

WU, Lok Ying (Judy) (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Kazuo Ishiguro’s A Pale View of Hills: Memory of the Mad-Youth

 

 

20:15 – 22.00

Dinner and wine reception – “LOBSTER” Restaurant, Grunwaldzka str. No. 472

 

 

 

FRIDAY, 8 December 2017

 

11:00-11:30

Registration

 

11:30-13:30

 

Parallel sessions IV

 

Section A: Postcommunism and Nationalism

 

Chair:Joseph Hughes

 

Ewa Kozioł-Chrzanowska (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

Linguistic Memory of the Polish People’s Republic

 

Weronika Bryl-Roman (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

“There will never be such block settlements”: The Architecture of Socmodernism as a Medium of Nostalgic Perception of the Past

 

Róża Szafranek, Józef Maciuszek (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Does Nostalgic Patriotism Have Anything in Common with Value System? Research and Analysis of Nationalism and Correlating Phenomena

 

Gyuchan Jeon (Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, Korea; University of Tartu, Estonia)

Memory of Nation(alism): Nostalgia of the Nationalist in Estonia

 

 

Section B: Aesthetics, Art and Media

 

Chair: Niklas Salmose

 

Pamela Howland (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Chopin’s Mazurkas as a Form of Slavic Blues

 

Anna Blazejczyk (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland)

Isaac Albéniz’s  Iberia as the Eternal Memory of Andalusia

 

Agnieszka Cieślak (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Photoplay Music: In Search of Lost Performance Practice

 

Tasos Giapoutzis (University of York, UK)

Quiet Life: Personal Nostalgia in the Autobiographical Film

 

 

13:30-15:00

Lunch break

 

15:00-17:00

 

Parallel sessions V

 

Section A: USA and Poland

 

Chair: Gyuchan Jeon

 

Joseph Hughes (Missouri State University, USA)

The Last of the Kashubian Americans?

 

Karl Wood (Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz)

Memory and Nostalgia in an American Midwestern Small Town

 

Karolina Morawska (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Constructing the Memory: The Camelot Myth and John F. Kennedy’s Administration

 

Natasza Doiczman (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

Nostalgia and Melancholy in the Lives of Emigrants

 

 

Section B: Aesthetics, Art and Media

 

Chair: Camelia Grădinaru

 

Niklas Salmose (Linnaeus University, Sweden)

Nostalgic Aesthetics: The Fictive Nostalgic Experience

 

Polina Golovátina-Mora (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia)

Nostalgic Senses of a Travelling Self

 

Orance Mahaldar (Ghent University, Belgium)

Nostalgia and Emotion in Film Perception

 

Małgorzata Kaszak (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

“About those who will never find their loss”: Re-Defining the Concept of Melancholy

 

 

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

 

17:30-19:30

Parallel sessions VI

 

Section A: Literature

 

Chair: Karl Wood

 

Urszula Świątek (University of Warsaw, Poland)

T.S. Eliot’s Melancholic Cityscapes: Turpism and Other Observations

 

Arda Arikan (Akdezin University, Turkey), Nurten Birlik (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)

Memory as a Psychic Space of Remembering and Re-Membering Personal and Impersonal History

 

Magdalena Daniels (University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Toruń, Poland)

Nostalgia and Melancholy in Polish Literature

 

Katarzyna Bronk (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)

“The sweet remembrance”?: Rebels Against Old-Age Decorum in Restoration Comedies

 

Section B: Aesthetics, Art and Media

 

Chair: Polina Golovátina-Mora

 

Adrian Mróz (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

A Longing for Spirit Value: Symbolic Misery, Melancholy and Conflict in Social Media and Meme Culture

 

Camelia Grădinaru (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania)

The Longing for Home in the Contemporary Digital Age: Some Nostalgic Stories of Immigrants From Virtual Communities

 

Hanna Kaszewska (Academy of Art, Szczecin, Poland)

Fighting Melancholy: Memory as Motivation, Art as Therapy. A Short Story of Louise Bourgeois and Use of Contemporary Drawing in Reliving the Past

 

Marcin Wróbel (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Tatra Atlantis. Myth of Podhale – Podhale as a Myth: Shaping the Perception of Region in Past and Present

 

 

19:30-19:40

Conference closing

 

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