Speech unbound / Ungebundene Rede: On prose and the prosaic
Thursday, October 29, 2015 – Friday, October 30, 2015
Deutsches Haus at NYU
A two-day symposium with Christopher Wood, Shira Brisman, Richard Halpern,
Florian Fuchs, Avital Ronell, Moritz Bassler, Christiane Frey, Adrian Renner,
Doreen Densky, Eyal Peretz, Juliet Fleming, Susanne Lüdemann, Lydia Goehr, & Anastasiya Osipova.
Thursday, October 29
2:00 Christopher Wood, NYU
2:30 Shira Brisman, University of Wisconsin
"The Unassembled Grammar of the Drawing in the Era of Reform"
3:15 Richard Halpern, NYU
"The Skin of Prose"
4:15 Florian Fuchs, Yale University
"The Prose Act"
5:00 Avital Ronell, NYU
6:00 Moritz Bassler, University of Münster
Keynote address, "The Semiotics of Prose and the Problem of Realism"
Reception following talk
Friday, October 30
9:30 Christiane Frey, NYU
"Prosaic distinctions: Hegel contra Schlegel"
10:15 Adrian Renner, Yale University
"‘Like a painting’: Picturing Prose"
11:15 Doreen Densky, NYU
"Sea, Stream, and Overflow: Alfred Döblin between Verse and Prose"
12:00 Eyal Peretz, University of Indiana
"The Messiah of the Mute - Chaplin and the Birth of Cinematic Speech"
1:00 lunch break
2:15 Juliet Fleming, NYU
3:00 Susanne Lüdemann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
"Binding the Unbound: Prose and the Problem of Form"
4:00 Lydia Goehr, Columbia University
"The Tendency to Prose: From New Music to Laconic Wit"
4:45 Anastasiya Osipova, NYU
"Theory of Adventure: Victor Shklovsky's Autobiographical Prose"
6:00 Christopher Wood, NYU
Speech unbound / Ungebundene Rede: On prose and the prosaic is a DAAD-supported event.