Transformation: Nature and Economy in Modern English and American Culture (workshop program, 24 Oct 2019)

Transformation: Nature and Economy in Modern English and
American Culture

(Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, October 24, 2019)

Research Group: Transatlantic Literature in the Long Nineteenth Century
(Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)

 Workshop Program

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Thursday, October 24

9 – 10:30         Session  1 (Council Hall (‘vijećnica’))

                        Borislav Knežević, U of Zagreb: Land and Nature in Jane Austen’s Persuasion
                        Martina Domines Veliki, U of Zagreb: John Clare and Enclosures
                        Tatjana Jukić, U of Zagreb: A Pre-Raphaelite Hamlet for Industrial Modernity
                        Zoran Varga, U of Zagreb: The Triumph of Life: Shelley and the Transformative Rhetoric

10:30– 10:45   Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45  Key note lecture: Professor Cian Duffy, Lund University
Title: Wild Plants and Wild Passions in the Botanical Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

11:45 – 13:00  Lunch break

13:00 – 14:30  Session 2 (Council Hall (‘vijećnica’))

                        Shreya Bera, U of Szeged: The Diasporic Sublime in Indo-American Literature:
                       Nature, Naxal and
The Lowland
                        Ksenija Kondali/ Adna Oković, U of Sarajevo: Technological Encroachment and Social
                       Changes in Selected American and British Literary and Cultural Texts
                        Branko Crnogorac, U of Banja Luka: Nature and Economy as Agents in The Remains of
                        the Day
                        Tatjana Bijelić, U of Banja Luka: Transformative Power of Exophonic Writing in
                        Contemporary Poetry in English

14:30 – 16:00  Session 3 (Council Hall (‘vijećnica’))

                       Stipe Grgas, U of Zagreb: Ecology and Capital: Transformed into What?
                       Rajko Petković, U of Zadar: From Marceline to Enchanted Kingdoms:  Technology and
                       Imagery in Disney’s Films

                        Marko Lukić, U of Zadar: Conceptualizing Destitution – The Economy of                       
                        Modern Horror Narratives
                        Emilia Musap, U of Zadar: Embodying Trauma – The Nature of Haunting in Mike Flanagan’s
                        The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 – 17:45 Session 4 (Council Hall (‘vijećnica’))

                        Milica Jošić-Milinović, U of Banja Luka: From Urban Nothingness to Nature  in City of Glass
                        Petra Sapun Kurtin, U of Rijeka: Port City as a Site of Ambivalent Modernity – New Orleans
                        in John Kennedy Toole’s
Confederacy of Dunces
                        Lovro Furjanić, U of Zagreb: Contemporary Technology and Human Nature
                        Zlatko Bukač, U of Zadar: Transforming Literature in the Age of Digital Culture – Narrativity
Dear Esther

Workshop venue: Council Hall („vijećnica“); Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ivana Lučića 3, Zagreb

Coffee breaks and lunch break will be provided for the participants at the venue.


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