Program

Friday, September 4
 

University Main Building, Lecture Hall IX

09:00-09:15 Welcome and opening remarks
Coco Norén, Dean of the Faculty of Languages
09:15-10:15 Keynote lecture: Does translingualism matter?
Steven G. Kellman, University of Texas at San Antonio
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Session 1   Chair: Michael Boyden, Uppsala University
Eugenia Kelbert, University of Passau
Writing in an acquired language: Translingualism as a challenge for translation
Julia Tidigs, University of Helsinki
The writer, the text and the readers beyond the monolingual paradigm: A critical re-conceptualization of textual multilingualism
Stefan Helgesson, Stockholm University & Christina Kullberg, Uppsala University
The languaging of literatures
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 Session 2    Chair: Roberto Del Valle Alcalá, Uppsala University
Sara Orwig, Cardiff University
Code switching in contemporary Welsh literature
Olli Löytty, University of Turku
Hassan Blasim: The precarious position of an Arabic author in the national literary field of Finland
Rainer Guldin, Università della Svizzera Italiana
Writing in a plurilingual context: Literary translingualism in Switzerland
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Session 3    Chair: Christina Kullberg, Uppsala University
Eloi Grasset Morell, Harvard University
Jorge Semprún: Between language and memory
Alain Ausoni, University of Lausanne
Translingual life-writing in French
Heidi Grönstrand, University of Turku
Multilingual texts, monolingual readers? Questions of translation in Finnish autobiographical writing
17:15-18:15 University Main Building, Lecture Hall II
Translingual, transdisciplinary, transatlantic: Planning the future
Network meeting for international cooperation in the field of translingual
literary studies (open to all interested researchers and doctoral students)
Natasha Lvovich, Kingsborough Community College & City University
of New York
Eugenia Kelbert, University of Passau