Instructors: Prof. Dr. Kathy Eden (Columbia University); Prof. Dr. Oliver Simons (Columbia University); Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Schaeffer (EHESS Paris); Dr. Jan-Niklas Howe (Freie Universität Berlin); Prof. Dr. Joachim Küpper (Freie Universität Berlin)
Participants: Six young scientists from Columbia University; three young scientists from EHESS Paris; up to seven young scientists from the Schlegel Graduate School.
July 2nd, 10:00 – 13:00; Instructor: Kathy Eden
Topic: Plutarch and Seneca: Ancient Essayists?
July 2nd, 15:00 – 18:00; Instructor: Joachim Küpper
Topic: The ‘ischodnyj tip’ (Ju. M. Lotman) of the Genre: Montaigne
July 3rd, 9:00 – 12:00; Instructor: Jean-Marie Schaeffer
Topic: A Modern French Variant of the Genre (R. Barthes)
July 3rd, 13:30 – 19:0; Instructors: Oliver Simon / Jan-Niklas Howe
Topic: Musil, Essayism, Possibility and Exactitude; Adorno: Essay as Form