Uses of Narrative (Tartu, 22-26.01.2018)

LACE Winter School

Venue: Ülikooli 16 – 214


Sunday 21.01 arrival


Monday 22.01 Narrative Studies Today

10.15-10.30 Welcome and kick-off: Jaak Tomberg and Agnes Neier (Tartu)

10.30-12.00 Narrative studies today. Intro: Marina Grishakova (Tartu)

12-13 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Narrative and Cognition: Jan Alber (Aachen)

15.00-16.00 City walk

16.00-16.30 Coffee

16.30-18.30 Narrative and ethics/ Ethos, authorial postures and value attribution: Liesbeth Korthals Altes (Groningen)


Tuesday 23.01 Media and Culture

10.00-12.00 Film photo novel: Jan Baetens (Leuven)

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Transmedial Narratives: Intermediality, adaptation and transmedia storytelling: Domingo Sánchez-Mesa Martínez (Granada)

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.30 Roundtable discussion: Using narrative theories (Moderator Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar, Avans University of Applied Sciences)


Wednesday 24.01 Transcdisciplinary Narrative Studies+LACE meeting (13.00-17.30)

10.00-12.00 Exercises in applied narratology: Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Doing narratology in the digital age: Evelyn Gius (Hamburg)

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 On the multilinear mechanisms of game writing: Robert Kurvitz & Märten Rattasepp (ZA/UM, Tallinn-London)

18.00-19.00 Aparaaditehas/ Widget Factory Printing Museum

19.00 Formal dinner (lecturers and students): Restaurant Aparaat


Thursday 25.01 Literature and Culture

10.00-12.00 Narrating disasters and catastrophes: The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. Helena Buescu (Lisbon)

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Telling forward, writing backward: the prequel and narrative explication: Donata Meneghelli (Bologna)

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 Autobiography and self-presentation: From autofiction to autonarration. Stefan Kjerkegaard (Aarhus)

17.15-18.00 Discussion with Stefan Kjerkegaard and other lecturers, questions, consultations.


Friday 26.01

10.00-12.00 13.00-16.00 Student presentations.

(Participants who want to receive a grade/credits for the Winter School are expected to present their research here, alongside handing in written work. All other participants may also present their work here to receive feedback from peers and speakers.)


Saturday 27.01



Evening entertainment to be announced.