Testimony. Poetry. Language. / Conference Program

13.12.2017. | 14:00

Testimony. Poetry. Language.
Conference Program

December 13th 14:00 – Press Conference at the Center for Cultural Decontamination


Thursday, December 14th
At the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory
1st Floor (Kraljice Natalije 45)

 10:00 – 12:00 Panel 1: Paul Celan as Paradigm of Testimonial Reading and Writing
Chair: Sanja Bojanić

10:00 – 10:30  Paul Celan through his Manuscripts and Writings , Bertrand Badiou, Ecole Normale Superieure (FR)
10:30 – 11:00  Paul Celan’s Dialogic Influences, Sue Vice, University of Sheffield (UK)
11:00 – 11:30  Bearing Witness – One Language to Another, Pajari Räsänen University of Helsinki, (FI)
11:30 – 12:00 Panel 1: Discussion
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee Break
12:30 – 14:00 Paul Celan: Testimonies of Heimat (“Ort meiner eigenen Herkunft.” Heimat, Und Ich?), Petar Bojanic IFDT (SR)
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break

15:00 – 17:00 Panel 2: Paul Celan Today
Chair: Srdjan Prodanović (IFDT)

15:00 – 15:30 The Witness as Agent: Reflections on Paul Celan and Etty Hillesum, Michael Eskin, Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc. (USA)
15:30 – 16:00 Denken und Gedenken: Reading Celan in the 21st century, David Coury, University of Wisconsin (USA)
16:00 – 16:30 On the Edge of Text: Traumatic Disruptions in Language, Nina Čolović Linguist Researcher, Serb National Council/ The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb and Aneta Lalić, Department for Culture, Serb National Council (HR)
16:30 – 17:00 Panel 2: Discussion
18:00 – Testimony: Truth or Politics – Exhibition Opening, Galerija-legat Milice Zorić i Rodoljuba Čolakovića (Rodoljuba Čolakovića 2) 

Friday, December 15th
At the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory
1st Floor (Kraljice Natalije 45)

10:00 – 12:00 Panel 3: Yugoslav Wars and Bearing Witness
Chair: Mónica Cano (CAS SEE)

10:00 – 10:30 Fiction and Testimony, Asmir Kujović, Writer, (BiH)
10:30 – 11:00 Testimony and Genre, Lidija Dimkovska, Writer (SLO/MAC)
11:00 – 11:30 The Neo-Dada Face of Postmodernism: Manifest Mlade Bosne by Darko Cvijetić as a Protest against Cultural and Generalized Disabilities of Yugoslavia at the Turn of the Century, Andrijana Kos-Lajtman, University of Zagreb (HR)
11:30 – 12:00 Panel 3: Discussion
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee Break
12:30 -14:00 Poetry in the Throes of Transition, Senadin Musabegović, Head of the Department of History of Art at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo
14:00 – 15:30 Lunch

15:30 – 17:30 Panel 4: Rhetoric, Politics and Poetry after Yugoslav Wars
Chair: Olimpa Loddo (CAS SEE)

15:30 – 16:00 The Sword and the Shield: The Uses of Poetry at the War Crimes Trial of Radovan Karadžić, the Poet-Warrior, Jay Surdukowski, Sulloway & Hollis / Senior Fellow Humanity in Action (USA)
16:00 – 16:30 To War or to Write, Elizabeta Šeleva, Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje (MAC)
16:30 – 17:00 The Rhetoric and Politics of Testimony in the Novels of Svetislav Basara and David Albahari, Goran Lazičić, AU Institute for Slavic Studies University of Graz (AUT)
17:00 – 17:30 Panel 4: Discussion
19:00 – round table and poetry reading YU wars
All participants lecturing on the theme

Moderator Noa Treister (CZKD/Ucitelj neznalica)
Poets:
Darko Cvijetić (BiH)
Ramiz Huremagić (BiH)
Asmir Kujović (BiH)
Senadin Musabegović (BiH)

Saturday, December 16th
10:00 – 12:00 Panel 5: Language and Representation of Yugoslav War
Chair: Davide Pala (CAS SEE)

10:00 – 10:30 War and language, Olivera Marković-Savić, University of Priština (KM)
10:30 – 11:00 Ethical side of the verse – from work to document Šeherzada Džafić, University of  Bihać (BiH)
11:00 – 11:30 The Representation of War in the Performance Arts, Darija Davidović, University of Vienna (AUT)
11:30 – 12:00 Memory-work Research: Silence and Borders in Oral Histories, Selma Zulić Šiljak i Lejla Somun-Krupalija, independent researchers (BiH)
12:00 – 12:30 Panel 5: Discussion
12:30 – 13:00 Coffee Break
13:00 -14:30 Testimony and Defense: The Poetic Word and 21st Century Violence, Cornelia Grabner – UK Lancaster University
14:30 – 16:00 Lunch Break
16:00 – 17:00 Not Losing the Thread. Cruel January – A Month in the Life of Paul Celan, Bertrand Badiou
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:00 round table about the poetry of Paul  Celan
All participants on the theme as well as Robert von Hallberg, Matthew Boswell
20:00 – concert – Onaj Dječak

Sunday, December 17th
At the Center for Cultural Decontamination

10:00 – 12:00 Panel 6: Conflicts in Peripheral Capitalism
Chair: Mišo Kapetanović (CAS SEE)

10:00 – 10:30 Global Resonances and the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity in Mexico, Cornelia Grabner – Mexico, Lancaster University (UK)
10:30 – 11:00 Testimony and U.S. Poetry, Robert von Hallberg, Claremont McKenna College (US)
11:00 – 11:30 The Construction of Yugoslav New Woman, Danijela Majstorović, University of Banja Luka (BiH)
11:30 – 12:00 Panel 6: Discussion
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee Break
12:30 -14:00 Mahmoud Darwish- The Witness and the Testimony, Marzuq AlHalabi, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (IL)
14:00 – 15:30 Lunch Break

15:30 – 17:00 Panel 7: Memorial Sites and Affects
Chair: Marco Abram OBCT

15:30 – 16:00 Reading Genocide Memorial Sites in Rwanda: Eurocentrism, Sensory Secondary Witnessing and Shame, Matthew Boswell, University of Leeds (UK)
16:00 – 16:30 Testimony in Times of Conflict: Reading Colombian Women Poets and Peace Activists, Cherilyn Elston, University of Reading (UK)
16:30 – 17:00 Panel 7: Discussion
19:00 – round table and poetry reading conflicts in peripheral capitalism

All participants on the theme as well as Michael Eskin and Jay Surdukowski
Moderator: Djurdja Trajkovic IFDT

Poets:
Lidija Dimkovska
Cherilyn Elston
Marzuq Halabi
Andrijana Kos-Lajtman

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