9:00-9:30       Registration and Welcome

9:30-10:30     Panel 1

Rebecca Longtin Hansen:
Lived Meaning: Embodiment and Art in Dilthey and Merleau-Ponty

Alexander Flaß:
“I Am Multitudes”: Towards a Cultural Phenomenology in Siri Hustvedt’s The Blazing World

10:30-11:00   Coffee Break

11:00-12:30   Keynote:

Chris Tedjasukmana:
Embodied Politics: Audiovisual Media and the New Publics

13:00-14:00   Lunch

14:00-15:30   Panel 2

Liane F. Carlson:
Lung Disease and Luck: On the Critical Limits of Contingency

Ralph Savarese:
“The ‘Why’ and the ‘Why Not’ of a Yellowing World”: Autism, Literary Writing, and Synesthesia

Pilar Martinez Benedi:
“Gigantic Stilts”: “Prosthetic” Embodiment and the Incorporeality of the Body in Melville’s Moby-Dick

15:30-16:00   Coffee Break

16:00-17:30   Keynote:

Stephen Kuusisto:
Many Blind Rivers: a Phenomenology of Blindness

 18:00            Dinner@Neuland



9:00-10:30     Panel 3

Bryan A. Smyth:
Enacting Reification:
‘False Consciousness’ as Situated Embodied (Mis)cognition                       

Kathryn Holihan:
Bodily Engagement and Exhibition Fatigue at the 1911 International Hygiene Exhibition Dresden

Sandra Danneil:
Bodies of Unpleasure: Von Trier and The Dark Side of Seriality

10:30-11:00   Coffee Break

11:00-12:30   Keynote:

Gail Weiss:
Feeling Differently: Cultivating Anti-Discriminatory Perceptual Habits

12:30-14:00  Lunch

14:00-16:00  Panel 4

Alexandra Hartmann:
The (In)visibility of Embodied Blackness

Marlon Lieber:
Bodies and the Logic of Capital: A Reading of Ben Lerner’s 10:04

Sarah A. Garrigan:
Embodying Confusion in Djuna Barnes  

Alexandra Berlina:
Flesh Made Strange
of the Human Body in Anglophone Fiction               

17:30             Dinner