Conference May 6-8 2011

University of Copenhagen

Literature in the Expanded Field


Dramasalen 21.5.54

9.00-10.30 Textual Transformations

The challenges of literature today: Revolution, evolution or deconstruction

of the literary traditions?

Amanda EgeboWhat is a text? – Towards new theories of narratological understanding.” Marie Louise Poulsen “Novel transformations. A historical approach to the possibilities of the

novel genre in the digital.”

Charlotte KirketerpFrom author to writer – destructive stategies”

Jenny JohannessenReading the reader reading the text: Exploring the role of the reader in

the transitional phase from print to digital text.”

10.30-10.45 BREAK

10.45-11.15: Readings by Daniel Dalgaard, Hanne Viemose.

11.20-12.50 When Literature and Image Meet

Mikkel Damkjær Paaske ”Judging a Book by its Cover.”

Shekufe Tadayoni Heiberg ” Pattern Poetry.”

Marie Nedergaard-Larsen ”Textual and Visual Interplay in Children’s Picture Books.”

Charlotte Sørup Lorenzen ”Picture Books and Avant-Garde.” ,

12.50-13.45 LUNCH

13.45-15.25 Sound Literature and Orality

Ditte Pradsgaard Holm “Tactility as Poetic Meaning?”

Alexander Vesterlund “The Poetics of Orality in “Vi sidder bare her [We’re just sitting here]”.”

Jane Rud Pedersen “Orality in Hans Sydow’s Sagnsymfoni [Symphony of Myths].”

15.30-16.30: Readings by Bjørn Rasmussen, Ursula Scavenius, Caroline Minor og Zoltan Ará.


Dramasalen 21.5.54

9.00-10.45 Reaching out Democratic (im)possibilties of literature in the expanded


Naja Kirstine Kjærgård LaursenWord on the street.”

Ulla Ewald Stigel “Homeless readings – the literary debate redistributed.”

Ragnild Lome Literary expressions on Faceook.”

Signe Nordgaard Andersen “Literature to Go – sms literature”

Anna Eistrup “Reflections on Linguistic Consequences of an Expanded Notion of Literature in

the Light of Cultural Politics.”

10.45-11.00 BREAK

11.05-12.45 From the Original Author to the Programmed Machine

Niels Udby Sørensen “The Restrictive Demands of Originality.”

Lærke Rydal Jørgensen ”The Art of Borrowing or the Crime of Stealing.”

Peter Eske Vinum Postproduction, Uncreative writing, and the Conceptual Author.”

Nicolai Koch Conceptual Writing.”

12.45-13.45 LUNCH

13:45-13.55 Welcome and introduction/ Tania Ørum

13.55-14.25 Charles LockAnne Blonstein: words and letters / the measure of space.”

14.25-14.55 Tania Ørum ”Danish Writers in the Expanded Field”

14.55-15.25 BREAK

15.30-16.30 Charles Bernstein “The Present of the Word”


Gyldendal, Klareboderne 2, København K.

19.30- 22:00

Velkomst v/ Tania Ørum

Christian Bök

Ursula Andkjær Olsen

Lars Skinnebach

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Charles Bernstein

Cia Rinne

Caroline Bergvall


Dramasalen 21.5.54

12:00-12.05 Welcome and introduction/ Tania Ørum

12.10-12.40 Martin Glaz Serup “Documentary and pseudo-documentary in

contemporary postproductive witness literature”

12.40-13.10 Marianne Ping Huang Radiophonic space/place in print/voice: on

Charles Bernstein’s “I’m speaking to you from Princetown,

Massachusetts” and Pia Juul’s Radioteatret (2010)”

13.10-13.30 Martin Larsen “Zoom into the Butterfly Valley – Notes on the Sigma


13.30-14.00 BREAK

14.00-15.00 Caroline Bergvall “G/hosting practices: excavations, encounters, the

role of writing today”

15.00-16.00 Christian Bök “The Xenotext” presentation of ongoing work

with genetically engineered poem