Saturday, September 5

University Main Building, Lecture Hall IX

09:00-10:30 Session 4    Chair: Natasha Lvovich, Kingsborough Community College & City University of New York
Olga Anokhina, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Multiple languages at (inter)play: The case of translingual writers’ drafts
David Watson, Uppsala University
Ha Jin and the many languages of war
Juliane Prade-Weiss, Goethe University Frankfurt
Ovid’s silent oeuvre
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Session 5    Chair: Ashleigh Harris, Uppsala University
Lyudmila Razumova, London
What language(s) will world literature speak?
Till Dembeck, University of Luxembourg
Multilingualism in literature: A philological approach
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:30 Keynote lecture: Rebecca L. Walkowitz, Rutgers University
14:30-16:30 Session 6    Chair: Julie Hansen, Uppsala University
Markus Huss, Södertörn University
“A screeching of jackdaws”: Sounds, noises and incomprehension as aspects of literary multilingualism
Christian Refsum, University of Oslo
Modernist multilingual poetics and telekinetic media: Finnegans Wake, Marshall McLuhan and Friedrich Kittler
Ralf Kauranen, University of Turku
Translingualism and transnationalism in Finnish comics artists’ travelogues
Helena Bodin, Stockholm University & Newman Institute, Uppsala
“Beautiful emblems and mysterious rune stones”: Greek, Cyrillic and Chinese scripts as silent ideograms within Western literature
16:30-16:45 Concluding remarks