Call For Papers

Irish Time? Temporalities in Irish Literature and Culture

Symposium at Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin

October 12-13, 2017

Convenors: Martin Middeke (University of Augsburg) and Christopher Morash (Trinity College Dublin)

 

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited from a range of fields that consider the question of time in an Irish context. Papers are invited from any discipline, including the performing arts and history of science. Cross-disciplinary dialogue is encouraged.

 

Topics:

Topics include but are not limited to:

Time and Modernization

Dimensions of Time and Time Consciousness (temporality, social, and subjective time)

Homogeneity and Heterogeneity of Time

Linear and Non-Linear Time

Time and Media

Time and Myth

Time and History

Time and Phenomenology

Time and Narration

Time and the Arts (Literature, Music, Visual Arts)

Time and Speed ( Cultural and Aesthetic Modes of Acceleration, Deceleration and/or Duration)

Memory and Forgetting

Time and Contingency

Time and Space Interaction

Chronology and Simultaneity

Identity and Difference

Concepts of Past, Present and Future

 

Abstracts:

Abstracts (300 words) for papers proposed (25 minutes maximum delivery time) should be accompanied by a short biographical note (100 words), plus full address and institutional affiliation. Please send abstracts to:

irishtimesymposium@gmail.com

by June 30, 2017.

 

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