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Schedule

This is our current schedule. We are aiming for 30-minute presentations and 30-minute discussions per lecture slot.

Guests are kindly asked to register with Maggie Rouse by e-mail.

Thursday, 25 February 2010

15.00-18.00
Registration
18.30-19.00

Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann (Freie Universität Berlin)

Russell West-Pavlov (Freie Universität Berlin)

Welcome Address

19.00-20.00
Andrew James Johnston (Freie Universität Berlin)

'Lettres rede' - Visualizing the Textual in Troilus and Criseyde

20.00
Reception

 

Friday, 26 Feruary 2010

9.30-10.30

Valerie Allen (City University of New York)

Metaphor, Ekphrasis, Object

10.30-11.30

Larry Scanlon (Rutgers Univerity)

Ekphrasis, Trope of the Real; or, What the Pearl-Dreamer Saw

11.30-12.00

Coffee break

12.00-13.00

L.O. Aranye Fradenburg (University of California Santa Barbara)

Words, Things, and Affects

13.00-15.00

Lunch

15.00-16.00

Claudia Olk (University of Oxford/LMU Munich)

The Love of Seeing: Vision and Ekphrasis in Mary Magdalene

16.00-17.00

Suzanne Conklin Akbari (University of Toronto)

Ekphrasis and Stasis in the Allegories of Christine de Pizan

17.00

Coffee

Saturday, 27 February 2010

9.00-10.00

Anke Bernau (University of Manchester)

'Art thou my perle that I haf playned'? Ekphrasis, Memory and Affect in Pearl

10.00-11.00

Hans Jürgen Scheuer (Universität Stuttgart)

The Soul of Ekphrasis (Chaucer - Martian - Apuleius)

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.30

John M. Bowers (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Speaking Images: Iconographic Criticism and Chaucerian Ekphrasis

12.30-14.30

Lunch

14.30-15.30

Maggie Rouse (Freie Universität Berlin)

Facing the Mirror: Observations on Ekphrasis, Vision and Knowledge in Gavin Douglas's Palice of Honour

15.30-16.30

Ethan Knapp (Ohio State University, Columbus)

Faces in the Crowd: Faciality and Ekphrasis in Late Medieval England

16.30-17.00

Coffee break

17.00-18.00

Darryl Gless (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Ekphrasis and Religious Ideology in Spenser's Faerie Queene

Sunday, 28 February 2010

9.30-10.30

Kathryn Starkey (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Ekphrasis and Emotion in Gottfried's Tristan

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-12.00

Mario Klarer (Universität Innsbruck)

Immaterial Images: Ekphrasis and Medieval Brain Anatomy

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-14.00

Sarah Stanbury (College of the Holy Cross)

Chaucer's Creole Things

14.00

Lee Patterson (Yale University)

Response