Poetics of Place – An exploration of space in the spirit of Glissant

A half-day workshop at Södertörn University, Stockholm, 2-6pm on 10th November 2017.

Come and listen to Christina Kullberg from our group, who will be giving a paper "On Glissant and the Materiality of Languages". Other speakers are Charlotte Bydler, Kira Carpelan, Carlo A. Cubero, Melanie Klein, and Tiina Peil. The workshop is organised within the frame of Charlotte Bydler and Monica Hammer's research project "A New Region of the World? Towards a Poetics of Situatedness" inspired by Édouard Glissant's Une nouvelle région du monde (2006). 


The full programme is as follows:

Primus room PA239, Södertörn campus.

14:00 - 14:15 Charlotte Bydler, Introduction of the FBSR Project "A New Region of the World? Towards a Poetics of Situatedness", charlotte.bydler@sh.se

14:15 - 14:35 Carlo Cubero, Dept. of Anthropology, Tallinn University, "Glissant 'at Home' - Anthropologist's View of the Caribbean", carlo.cubero@tlu.ee

14:35 - 15:00 Christina Kullberg, Dept. of Modern Languages, Uppsala University, "On Glissant and the Materiality of Languages", christina.kullberg@moderna.uu.se


15:15 - 15:35 Melanie Klein, Independent scholar, "On Glissant and South African Postcolonial Art", melanie.klein@fu-berlin.de

15:40 - 16:00 Kira Carpelan, Dept. of Philosophy, Södertörn University, "The Place is Here – On Glissant’s Notion of Difference”, mail@kiracarpelan.se


16:15 - 16:35 Tiina Peil, Södertörn University, “The Baltic Archipelago and Glissant”, tiina.peil@sh.se

16:35 - 17:00 Charlotte Bydler, Dept. of History and theory of art, Södertörn University, "Visual Colonial Tropes in Glissant"


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written by Alice Duhan
3 November, 2017