HMV 2016

Thursday, 10th March 2016

 

 

09.00-11.30 – Registration

Please note that the registration will continue until all the delegates are registered for the conference.

 

11.30-12.00  – Conference opening

 

12.00-13.30 – Keynote lecture

chair: Artur Blaim

Gregory Claeys (Royal Holloway, London), Utopia at 500: A Final Reckoning

 

13.30-15.00 – Lunch break

15.00-16.30 – Plenary session I

chair: Barbara Klonowska

Paul Beaulieu, University of Quebec in Montreal (Canada), The Utopias of Platonist Orientation and their Contribution to the Civilizational Consciousness Development

Verena Adamik, University of Postdam (Germany), Digging the Trench: Utopian Communities in Fiction as a Negotiation of Utopian Closure

Mariusz Finkielsztein, University of Warsaw (Poland), Boredom and Melancholy & (Dys)topias

 

16.30-17.00 – Coffee break

17.00-19.00 – Plenary session II

chair: Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik

Marcin Tereszewski, University of Wrocław (Poland), Modern Wastelands: The Psychogeographical Aspect of J.G. Ballard’s Dystopian Landscapes

Marta Komsta, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland), Consilience, or Corporate Eutopia in Margaret Atwood’s The Heart Goes Last

Anna De Vaul, Wenzhou-Kean University (China), Power and the Control of Language and Discourse in Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Fiction

Piotr Stasiewicz, University of Bialystok (Poland), Libertarian Utopia and Racist Dystopia – Social Commentary in Robert Heinlein’s 1960s Novels

 

Friday, 11th March 2016

 

9.00-11.00 – Session 1 (in Polish)

chair: Andrzej Juszczyk

Anna Boguska, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland), Pelagiańskie korzenie utopii? Problematyka dobra i zła w powieściach Pronalazak Athanatika Vladana Desnicy i Koraljna vrata Pavla Pavličicia

Aleksandra Paluch, Opole University (Poland), O przestrzeni w utopiach negatywnych. Przykłady z polskiej i czeskiej literatury XX wieku

Andrzej Dróżdż, Jagiellonian Library in Kraków (Poland), Parodia władzy w antyutopiach sowieckich z lat 1918-1930

Rafał Szczerbakiewicz, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland), Antyczny wzorzec utopijny. O melancholijnym statusie starożytniczego dyskursu Jana Parandowskiego

 

11.00-11.30 – Coffee break

11.30-13.00 – Session 2

chair: Miłosz Markocki

Aleksandr Okhrimenko, National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (Ukraine), Food without labor: Paradise in the 13th century Middle English fabliaux

Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik, European Tischner University in Kraków (Poland), “Justice I Teach, Justice I Practise”: Critical Utopia in Early Modern England

Barbara Klonowska, Catholic University of Lublin (Poland), A Utopian, a Martyr or a Fool: Fictional Portrayals of Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons and Wolf Hall

 

13.00-14:30 – Keynote lecture

chair: Gregory Claeys

Artur Blaim, University of Gdańsk, Dystopianising More’s Utopia

 

14:30-16:00 – Lunch break

16:00-18:00 – Session 3

chair: Michał Kłosiński

Sven Dwulecki, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (Germany), Building the Future and Keeping the Past Alive are One and the Same ThingA Rhetorical Analysis of Dystopian Narratives in the MGS-saga

Miłosz Markocki, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland), Make Your Own Utopia or Dystopia in a Game

Patricia Sørensen, University of Gdansk (Poland), A Choice of Utopia – On Different Approaches to Humanity’s Best Interest In the Computer Game “Fallout 4”

Michał Nikodem, University of Silesia (Poland), Continuity of Dystopian ImaginationStories from anthology “Worlds of Tomorrow” as the Basis of the World Created in “Fallout” Video Game Series

 

18:00-18:30 – Coffee break

 

18:30-20:00 – Session 4

chair: Michał Nikodem

Mieczysław Jagłowski, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland), „Utopia” Tomasza Morusa w myśli i praktyce polityczno-społecznej Vasco de Quirogi (1470-1565)

Iwona Wasilewska, University of Silesia (Poland), Uwolnić kulturę! Koncepcja wolnej kultury jako utopia współczesnego społeczeństwa

Łukasz Stec, University of Rzeszów (Poland), Space utopia w latach 70-tych XX wieku na przykładzie kobajańskiego świata

 

Saturday, 12th March 2016

 

9.00-10.30 – Session 5

chair: Krzysztof M. Maj

Tomasz Szymański, University of Wroclaw (Poland), Oblicza „religii uniwersalnej”: religia we francuskiej myśli utopijnej XIX wieku

Adam Prokop, Opole University (Poland), Przykład chrześcijańskiej dystopii kreślony ręką Lewisowskiego Krętacza

Jowita Guja, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (Poland), Destrukcja natury ludzkiej w klasycznych utopiach renesansowych i antyutopiach science-fiction

 

10.30-11.00 – Coffee break

11.00-12.30 – Session 6

chair: Verena Adamik

Peter Stillman, Vassar College, New York (USA), Utopias, Dystopias, and Postapocalyptic Novels in the Twenty-first Century

Kenneth Hanshew, Universität Regensburg (Germany), From Literature to Film, From Utopia to Dystopia – Stanisław Lem, Jindřich Polák and Stanley Kubrick

Iwona Sowińska-Fruhtrunk, Academy of Music in Kraków (Poland), Arnold Schoenberg’s Dodecaphonic System as a Representation of an Artistic Utopia

 

12.30-14:00 – Keynote lecture

chair: Michał Kłosiński

Ludmiła Gruszewska-Blaim, University of Gdańsk, Dystopian Embassies and Beyonds

 

14:00-15:30 – Lunch break

15:30-17:00 – Session 7

chair: Sven Dwulecki

Justyna Galant, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland), “I Took a Stroll One Fine Evening…”: Narrative Techniques in the Beginnings of 19th Century Dystopias

Maja Wojdyło, University of Gdansk (Poland), Dystopic Potential of Multimodal Narrative Techniques Exemplified in David Foster Wallace’s Short Fiction

Szymon Kukulak, Jagiellonian University (Poland), Dystopias of Nosgoth. Steampunk Meets Horror in “Legacy of Kain” series

 

17:00-17:30 – Coffee break

 

17:30-19:00 – Session 8

chair: Krzysztof M. Maj

Anita Całek, Jagiellonian University (Poland), Bohater w świecie utopii – lektura subwersywna

Ksenia Olkusz, Facta Ficta Research Centre in Krakow (Poland), Utopie wśród zagłady

Janusz Guzowski, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland), Nieśmiertelność zabije nas wszystkich? Transhumanistyczne utopie i dystopie związane z radykalnym wydłużaniem życia

Andrzej Juszczyk, Jagiellonian University (Poland), Straszne eutopie, słodkie dystopie – graniczne przypadki utopii pozytywnych / negatywnych

 

Sunday, 13th March 2016

 

10.00-11.30 – Session 9

chair: Michał Kłosiński

Jakub Palm, Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow (Poland), Myth of Transcendence: A Scientific and Technological Utopia

Mateusz Myślicki, University of Wrocław (Poland), Battlestar Galactica”: When the Myth Becomes Reality

Karolina Baraniak, University of Wrocław (Poland), FordlandiaUtopia of Car Industry’s Tycoon

11.30-12.00 – Coffee break

 

12.00-13.30 – Session 10

chair: Sven Dwulecki

Michał Kłosiński, University of Silesia (Poland), Dwelling Virtual Worlds

Krzysztof M. Maj, Jagiellonian University (Poland), The Return of the Lord of Logos. Dystopian World-building in “Ergo Proxy” and “Sword Art Online” Animes

Paweł Gąska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland), A Brief Walk Amongst the RuinsA Typology of Postapocalyptic Worlds

 

13.30-15.00 – Lunch break

 

15.00-16.30 – Session 11

chair: Iwona Sowińska-Fruhtrunk

Lucas Misseri, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), Evantropia and Dysantropia: A New Stage in the History of Utopianism?

Anna Bugajska, Tischner European University in Kraków (Poland), Tyrrany of Young, Tyrrany of Old: Senescence in Young Adult Dystopias

Ewelina Drzewiecka, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia (Bulgaria), The Bulgarian utopia. About St. Cyril and Methodius in the Communist Period

 

16:30-17:00 – Coffee break

 

17.00-18.30 – Session 12

chair: Krzysztof M. Maj

Izabela Curyłło-Klag, Jagiellonian University (Poland), Visions of Afterlife in Wyndham Lewis’s “The Human Age” Trilogy

Michał Palmowski, Jagiellonian University (Poland), The Elementary Particles: Brave New World According to  Michel Houellebecq

Mahin Naseri, Razi University (Iran), Hopeful Dystopias in the Selected Poetry of T. S. Eliot and Nima Youshij: A Comparative Study

 

 

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