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Symposium "Literary Exhibition Practices in Transformation"

The research project TRAUM – Transforming Author Museums is arranging a day of open lectures on ”Literary Exhibition Practices in Transformation” at the University of Oslo on Thursday 20 October.

If you plan to attend, please inform

Morning: Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern: Auditorium 2

09:00-09:30    About the research project TRAUM – Transforming Author Museums
Ulrike Spring, History, Sogn og Fjordane University College & Johan Schimanski, Comparative Literature, University of Oslo

09:30-10:15    “Literary Heritage Sites across Europe: A Tour d’Horizon”
Harald Hendrix, Director of the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome/Chair of Italian Studies, Utrecht University

10:15-11:00    “Writer’s House Museums Considered as a Genre, Past, Present and Future”
Nicola Watson, Professor of English Literature, Open University

11:00-11:30    pause

11:30-12:15    “From Autobiographical Exhibition Towards a Phenomenological Architecture and Innovative Experience Design: The Case of Hamsunsenteret, Hamarøy”
Bodil Børseth, Director of The Knut Hamsun Centre/Assistant Professor, Nord University


Afternoon: Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern: Auditorium 6

13:15-14:00    “Writing Curators? When Authors Make Museums”
Werner Hanak-Lettner, Head Curator, Jewish Museum Vienna

14:00-14:30    pause

14:30-15:15    “Authorship and Memory: Ibsen”
Narve Fulsås, Professor of History, UiT The Arctic University of Norway


Johan Schimanski
Tags: literature, literary studies, author museums, Museums and Museology, Museum studies
Published Aug. 23, 2016 7:32 PM - Last modified Aug. 23, 2016 7:32 PM