Schedule Category: 00-Thursday

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Parallel session 2: “Science Issues and Literature”

Chair: Carlos Gámez (Càtedra de Ciències i Humanitats Dr. Bofill, Universitat de Barcelona)

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Parallel session 1: “Scientific Poetry and Experiments with Epic Form”

“Life built herself a myriad forms”: Epics of Gestation and Co-Operation in Late Nineteenth-Century Women’s Poetry”.
>Wolfgang Funk (Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz)

“Situating Selfhood in a Scientific Universe, 1925-1931.”
>Michael Whitworth (Oxford University)

“This too is poetry”: Ronald Duncan, Science and Ignorance.”
>John Holmes (Birmingham University)

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Coffee Break

17-17:15h Coffee Break  (PATI DE LES MAGNÒLIES)

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Parallel session 1: “Science in Cultural Contexts”

“Parallel universes in superhero còmics.”
>Francisco Saez de Adana (Instituto Franklin. Universidad de Alcalá)

“Divulgació de la ciència a través de la literatura.”
>Núria Ruiz Morillas (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

“Blue Was The Water That Inked The Portuguese Route from Science to Empire.”
>Joana Lima (Lisbon University)

“A Science Implant in Fiction: Organ Transplants in Literature.”
>Xavier Duran (Scientific Journalist)

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Parallel session 2: “Audiencing: Cognitive Theories and Literary Texts”


“Narrative Empathy and the Fight Against Gender Violence.”

>Isabel Jaén Portillo (Portland State University) 

“Violence, Murders, Suicides and the Making of a “Best-seller” in the Early Days of the Printing Press: Affect and Reception of Celestina (1499/1502).”

>Julien J. Simon (Indiana University East)

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Lunch Break

Lunch Break

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Session 1: “Science and Religion” & “Poesía y ciencia”

“18th and early 19th centuries in Greece: the conflict between positive sciences and the Greek Orthodox Church.”

>Maria Terdimou (Hellenic Open University)

“Processes of Empathy in Olvido García Valdés’ Poetry”
>Friederike Foedtke (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

“Ilación perceptivo-literaria en la poesía meditativa de Dominique Sampiero: fenómeno y cognición.”
>Lorenzo Piera Martín (Salamanca University)

“Poetry as a (not scientific) realism: G. Ferrater on the function of poetry in culture.”
>Lucas Capellas Franco (Pompeu Fabra University)

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Welcome Coffee


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Inaugural Conference: “The Plague in Western Art”

10-11:00h  Inaugural Conference: “The Plague in Western Art.” Dr. Juan F. Campo (Càtedra de Ciències i Humanitats Dr. Bofill) (AUDITORI JOSEP IRLA)

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Registration and document collection

Registration and document collection.