"The Language of Love and Loss"

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December 12, 2018 to December 14, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

The Language of Love and Loss

German-Israeli Workshop December 12-14, 2018

Goethe University Frankfurt, Eisenhower Room




Wednesday, December 12

10.00-10:30 Ilit Ferber, Caroline Sauter: Welcome and Introduction

Opening Keynote – Chair: Caroline Sauter

10:45-11:45 Eli Friedlander (Tel Aviv): “Can Truth do Justice to Beauty?”: Love, Loss and the Language of Critique

Session I – Chair: Ilit Ferber

12:00-12:45 Nassima Sahraoui (Frankfurt): "Losing the World: A Phenomenology of Resistance"

Session II – Chair: Omer Michaelis

14:00-15:00 Maren Scheurer (Frankfurt): "Prosthetic Languages: Confronting Loss in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus"

15:15-16:00 Anna Yungerman (Tel Aviv): "Derrida and Blanchot‘s Dialogic Mourning"

Session III – Chair: Ilit Ferber

16:30-17:30 Caroline Sauter (Frankfurt): "The Mother Tongue of Love and Loss: Albert Cohen’s Le livre de ma mère"

Thursday, December 13

Session IV – Chair: Yael Almog

10:30-11:15 Omer Michaelis (Tel Aviv): “The Three of them died by a kiss”: Love, Death and Knowledge in Medieval Judaism

11:30-12:15 Jana Wilhelm (Frankfurt): "Myth and the Translation of Experience: An Essay on Roger Caillois’ Le fleuve Alphée"

Session V – Chair: Judith Kasper

14:00-14:45 Mauricio Gonzalez (Frankfurt): "On the Language of Love and Contingency in Søren Kierkegaard"

15:00-15:45 Shira Dushy (Tel Aviv): "Love and Loss in Lou Andreas-Salomé’s Rilke Memoir"

Session VI – Chair: Caroline Sauter

16:15-17:15 Ilit Ferber (Tel Aviv): "The Image of Love and Loss: Benjamin and Barthes"

Contact Info: 

Dr. Caroline Sauter
Institut für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main
E-Mail: sauter@lingua.uni-frankfurt.de
Tel. +49 69 798 32873
Fax +49 69 798 32872