LITERATURE IN THE NOBEL ERA: REGIMES OF VALUE. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 24, 2022 to August 26, 2022
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Intellectual History, Literature

a cooperation of Bielefeld university (JØrgen sneis & carolos spoerhase), Linköping University (Jacob Habinek), The Swedish Academy (Mats Malm) and The GErman Literature Archive (sandra richter)


Funded by the Fritz thyssen foundation and the swedish academy

Program

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

15.00 h

Welcome coffee

15.30 h

Anna Kinder, Marbach

Welcome

 

Carlos Spoerhase & Jørgen Sneis, Bielefeld

Introduction: Literature in the Nobel Era

16.00 h

Günter Leypoldt, Heidelberg

The Nobel and the Laureate Position in Cultural Space

 

Paul Tenngart, Lund

Continuously Defining Literature: The Poetics of the Nobel Prize

 

Moderation: Carlos Spoerhase, Bielefeld

17.30 h

Break

18.00 h

Nathalie Heinich, Paris

Literary Prizes in the Light of a Pragmatic Sociology of Values

 

Moderation: Jørgen Sneis, Bielefeld

20.00 h

Dinner

 

 

 

Thursday, 25 August 2022

09.00 h

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Aarhus

Distant Reading the Early Decades of Nobel

 

Jacob Habinek, Linköping

Cultural Consecration in a Transnational Field: The Shifting Scales of the Nobel Prize in Literatur

 

Moderation: Anna Kinder or Madeleine Brook, Marbach

10.30 h

Break

11.00 h

Hülya Yildiz, Ankara

Politics of Location and the Making of a Nobel Prize Laureate

 

Álvaro Santana-Acuña, Walla Walla (WA)

García Márquez and the Nobel Prize: Genealogy of a Professional Obsession

 

Moderation: Anna Kinder or Madeleine Brook, Marbach

12.30 h

Lunch

14.00 h

Catriona Seth, Oxford

Preliminary Reflections on the Nobel Prize in Literature as a French “Bastion”

 

Tim Sommer, Heidelberg

Diasporic Papers: Nobel Laureates and the Global Archive Economy

 

Moderation: Jacob Habinek, Linköping

15.30 h

Break

16.00 h

Alexander Bareis, Lund

The Nobel Prize, Literary Style, and the Value of Translation

 

Pieter Vermeulen, Leuven

The Sebaldian: Twenty-first-century Literature and the Grammar of Valuation

 

Moderation: Jacob Habinek, Linköping

17.30 h

Break

18.00 h

Roundtable:

Wendy Griswold, Evanston (IL) & Stefan Helgesson, Stockholm & Gisèle Sapiro, Paris & Vaughn Schmutz, Charlotte (NC)

 

Moderation: Carlos Spoerhase, Bielefeld

20.00 h

Dinner

 

Friday, 26 August 2022

09.00 h

Jiřina Šmejkalová

Manufacturing Values Behind the Iron Curtain: Czech Publishers and their Jaroslav Seifert

 

 

Michael Ka-chi Cheuk, Hong Kong & Takashi Inoue, Tokyo

The Nobel Complex in Japan and China

 

 

 Moderation: Kathrin Yacavone, Essen

10.30 h

 Break

11.00 h

Max Richter, Bielefeld

What is a “World Academy”? On One of the Nobel Prize Committees First Rejections

 

 

Katharina Müller, München

The Celebrated Author. The Case of Selma Lagerlöf

 

 

Moderation: Kathrin Yacavone, Essen

 

12.30 h

 Lunch

14.00 h

Anna Lanfranchi, Manchester

The Nobel and Back Again: Re-evaluating Mondadori’s Translation Strategy for Pearls S. Buck

 

 

Katrin Hudey, Heidelberg

Pearl S. Buck, her Nobel Prize and the Nazis

 

 

 Moderation: Tilman Venzl, Bielefeld

15.30h

 Break

16.00 h

Sarah Nienhaus, Bielefeld

Beyond Translations. The Bibliophilic Nobel Effect

 

 

Nils Hansson & Daniela Link, Düsseldorf

The Hidden Tracks: Reconstructing Nobel Nomination Campaigns

 

 

 Moderation: Tilman Venzl, Bielefeld

17.30h

 Break

    
 

 

 

18.00 h

Karl Ågerup, Örebro

Arguing with Nobel: Contemporary Critique of the World’s Leading Literary Prize

 

Stevie Marsden, Edinburgh

“The Times They Are A-Changin”? – Future-proofing the Nobel Prize in Literature

 

Moderation: Jørgen Sneis, Bielefeld

19.30h

 End of conference

 

20.00 h

 Dinner

Contact Info: 

Dr. Anna Kinder –Head of Research Department, DLA Marbach – E-Mail:
forschung@dla-marbach.de

Birgit Wollgarten – DLA Marbach – Tel.: +49 (0)7144 - 848 - 175 – E-Mail:
forschung@dla-marbach.de

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