Peer Gynt: Ibsen and Philosophy

The Centre for Ibsen Studies, in collaboration with The Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University and the Department of Philosophy at Temple University, announces the third and final of a series of workshops on Ibsen and Philosophy, to be hosted at the University of Oslo on December 1-2, 2017. All are welcome to attend.

Friday 1 December

SESSION 1 - Chair: Kristin Gjesdal (Temple U)

  • 09.30-10.30: Alisa Zhulina (NYU) – “The spectacle of speculation in Ibsen's Peer Gynt
  • 10.30-11.30: Frode Helland (UiO) – “The Politics of Peer Gynt
  • 12.00-13.00: Thor Holt (UiO) – “Heim ins Reich: Ideology in Fritz Wendhausen´s Peer Gynt (1934)”
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch break

SESSION 2 - Chair: Leonardo Lisi (JHU)

  • 14.00-15.00: Jens-Morten Hansen (UiO) – “One play, two productions, 1000+ performances: Peer Gynt on stage in Berlin”
  • 15.00-16.00: Ellen Rees (UiO) – “Peer Gynt in Frames and Gutters”

Saturday 2 December

SESSION 3 – Chair: Frode Helland (UiO)

  • 10.00-11.00: Lior Levy (U of Haifa) – “Solid, Slimy, Indistinct: Modalities of Selfhood in Peer Gynt”
  • 11.00-12.00: Marit Aalen (HiOA) – “Peer Gynt and the uncanny”
  • 12.00-13.00: Lunch break

SESSION 4 – Chair: Frode Helland (UiO)

  • 13.00-14.00: Giuliano D’Amico (UiO) – “Isabelle M. Pagan and The Fantasy of Peer Gynt: Ibsen and Theosophy in Great Britain”
  • 14.00-15.00: Kristin Gjesdal (Temple U) – “Emperor of the Self”
  • 15.15-16.15: Leonardo Lisi (JHU) – “Form and Finitude: Aase's Death in Peer Gynt
Tags: Peer Gynt, Ibsen, Ibsen studies, Philosophy
Published Oct. 2, 2017 9:31 AM - Last modified Oct. 23, 2017 9:10 AM