April 25, 2013

Conference On Law and Literature In Diaspora Studies To Take Place in May, 2013

Dr. Daniela Carpi, University of Verona, and President of the Associazione Italiana Diretto e Letteratura announces a Conference on Law and Literature in Diaspora Studies, May 6-9, 2013. Details below. More information available by clicking on the link here.


Law and Literature in Diaspora Studies

Villa Vigoni-Gespräche

Villa Vigoni, 6-9 MAY 2013


Programm und Teilnehmerliste / Programme and Participants:

Monday, 06 May 2013
19.00 Welcome Reception, Aperitif
19.30 Dinner

Tuesday, 07 May 2013
9.30   Opening addresses
Prof. Dr. Immacolata Amodeo, Generalsekretärin, Villa Vigoni
Prof. Dr. Daniela Carpi (Verona), Convenor
Prof. Dr. Klaus Stierstorfer (Münster), Convenor
9.30   Opening Discussion: Set-up, Procedures, Possible Outcome
All Participants
Chair: Profs Carpi and Stierstorfer
10.30  Coffee break
11.00  Forum 1 – Theorizing diaspora from the perspective of ‘law and literature’
Chair: Prof. Dr. Fabian Wittreck (Münster)
Prof. Dr. Leif Dahlberg (Stockholm)
Prof. Dr. Jeanne Gaakeer (Rotterdam)
Prof. Dr. Peter Schneck (Osnabrück)
Forum 1 – Plenary discussion
13.00-14.30       Lunch
14.30  Forum 2 – Theorizing the law from the perspective of ‘literary diaspora studies’
Chair: Prof. Dr. Klaus Stierstorfer (Münster)
Prof. Dr. Avtar Brah (London)
Prof. Dr. Janet Wilson (Northampton)
16.00  Coffee break
16.30  Forum 2 – continued
Dr. Franziska Quabeck (Münster)
Prof. Dr. Sridhar Rajeswaran (CASII, India)
18.00  Concluding discussion
19.30 Dinner

Wednesday, 08 May 2013
9.30   Forum 3 – Theorizing literature from the perspective of ‘legal diaspora studies’
Chair: Prof. Dr. Paola Carbone
Dr. Sidia Fiorato (Verona)
Emma Patchett, M.A. (Münster)
Dr. Riccardo Baldissone (London)
11.00  Coffee break
11.15  Keynote: Prof. Dr. Melanie Williams (Exeter)
11.45  Forum 3 – Discussion
13.00-14.30       Lunch
14.30  Forum 4 – Conceptual common ground between legal studies, literary studies, and diaspora studies
Chair: Prof. Dr. Daniela Carpi (Verona)
Prof. Dr. Nilufer Bharucha (Mumbai)
16.00  Coffee break
16.30  Forum 4 – continued
Prof. Dr. Pier Giuseppe Monateri (Torino)
Prof. Dr. Fabian Wittreck (Münster)
18.00  Closing panel discussion: Resume, Outcomes
19.30 Dinner

Thursday, 09 May 2013
9.30   Forum 5 – Prospectus: Methodological, terminological, and conceptual desiderata
Chair: Prof. Dr. Jeanne Gaakeer (Rotterdam)
Dr. Florian Kläger (Münster)
Dr. Karen-Margrethe Simonsen (Aarhus)
Dr. Chiara Battisti (Verona)
13.00-14.30       Lunch

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