Programme



Wednesday, April 19

Collegium Novum, Aula, Gołębia 24 Street


9.15 – 9.50: Registration

9.50 – 10.00: Conference Opening

Renata Przybylska, Faculty of Polish Studies, Dean

Tomasz Bilczewski, Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Director


Chair/Moderator: Joanna Niżyńska, Indiana University


Opening Keynote Lecture


10.00 – 10.30: Piotr Sztompka, Jagiellonian University,

Four Meanings of Trauma: Bodily, Mental, Social and Cultural


Discussion & Coffee Break


Keynote Seminars:


11.00 – 11.30: Michał Paweł Markowski, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jagiellonian University

The Rage of Matter. Modernity as Traumatic Experience


11.30 – 12.00: Małgorzata Sugiera, Jagiellonian University

Provincializing Trauma. A Case of Mr. Holmes


12.00 – 12.30: Paweł Dybel, Pedagogical University in Krakow, Polish Academy of Sciences

The Beautiful Tulip, the Corpse and the ‘Sans’ of the Pure Cut. Derrida’s Traumatic Aesthetics


12.30 – 13.00: Andrzej Leder, Polish Academy of Sciences

Eichman as a Syndrome


13.00 – 13.30: Adam Lipszyc, Polish Academy of Sciences

The Shattered Voice of Witness: Ludwik Hering and the Shoah


Discussion & Lunch Break: 13.30 – 14.20


Chair/Moderator: Magda Heydel, Jagiellonian University


14.20 – 14.40: Dorota Kołodziejczyk, University of Wroclaw

Whose Trauma, Whose Recuperation? On the Role of the Autistic Character in the Postcolonial Narrative of Subalternity


14.40 – 15.00: Mateusz Borowski, Jagiellonian University

Ethnofictions. Mockumentary and the Trauma of Colonial Representation


15.00 – 15:20: Katarzyna Bojarska, Polish Academy of Sciences

Trauma – Revelation – Annihilation. Lot’s Wife and the Politics of Witnessing despite All


15.20 – 15.40 Jan Balbierz, Jagiellonian University

Encyclopedias of Trauma. Salman Rushdie and the Encyclopedic Novel in the Age of Globalisation


15.40 – 16.00 Gabriel Borowski, Jagiellonian University

Petrified Cocoons: Traumatic Voices in Contemporary Brazilian Fiction


16.00 – 16.20 Mateusz Chaberski, Jagiellonian University

Phantom Experiences in Contemporary Installation Art. A View from Assemblage Theory


16.20 – 16.45: Discussion & Coffee Break


16.45 – 18.00: Panel Discussion, Collegium Novum, Room 52:


Trauma of the Anthropocene


Discussants:


Mateusz Chaberski (moderator, Jagiellonian University),

Mateusz Borowski (Jagiellonian University),

Tony D. Sampson (University of East London),

Małgorzata Sugiera (Jagiellonian University)





Thursday, April 20

Hotel Stary, Conference Room, Ground Floor, Szczepańska 5 Street


Chair/Moderator: Michał Paweł Markowski, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jagiellonian University


Keynote Seminar:


09.30 –10.00: Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin

Into the Cold. On the Uses and Abuses of Water in Literature and Politics



10:00: Disscussion & Coffee Break



10.30 – 10.50: Joanna Niżyńska, Indiana University, Bloomington,

“And if a bullet hits you, ask a girl to give you a kiss:” Affect, Fantasy, Trauma, and Sing-Along Concerts Commemorating the Warsaw Uprising


10.50 – 11.10: Tomasz Łysak, University of Warsaw

“How to Be Loved”: Cultural Mediation of War Trauma in Polish Cinema in the 1960s


11.10 – 11.30: Leena Kurvet-Käosaar, University of Tartu; Estonian Literary Museum

Estonian Women’s Deportation Narratives and the Question of Trauma


11.30 – 11.50 Aleksandra Szczepan, Jagiellonian University

Into the Landscape: Traumatic Performances and Holocaust Bystanders


11.50 – 12.10 Bożena Karwowska, University of British Columbia

The Classic Triad and the Concept of Trauma: Victim, Perpetrator, Bystander


12.10 – 12.30 Fiorenza Loiacono, University of Bari

The Traumatic Impact of Contents Related to the Holocaust: How the Process of Understanding and Construction of a Sensitive European Citizenship Can Be Impaired



12:30 – 14:20 Discussion & Lunch Break


Chair/Moderator: Tomasz Łysak, University of Warsaw


14.20 – 14.40: Irina Ruvinsky, School of the Art Institute of Chicago,

Trauma and Illness


14.40 – 15.00: Mateusz Antoniuk, Jagiellonian University

Writing and Pain. Towards a Traumatic Manuscript


15.00 – 15.20: Xymena Synak, University of Gdansk

”Eroticism-Veiled” (Erotique-Voilé). Notes on Trauma of Birth


15.20 – 15:40: Marta Hekselman, Polish Academy of Sciences

Global Year Against Pain After Surgery as a Practice of a Large-Scale Advocacy


15:40 – 16.00: Krzysztof Bryniarski, Jagiellonian University Medical College

Trauma, Depression, Immunity


16:00 – 16.20: Iwona Filipczak – Bryniarska, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Jakub Kucharz, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Institute of Oncology, Warsaw

Cancer and the Experience of Trauma


16.20 – 16.40: Krzysztof Szwajca, Katarzyna Prot, Łukasz Biedka, Kazimierz Bierzyński, Ewa Domagalska, Ryszard Izdebski, Marta Szwajca, Jagiellonian University Medical College

Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma of Holocaust Survivors. Polish Perspective



16.40 – 17.30 Discussion & Coffee Break



17.30 – 18.40 Film screening: “You Musn’t Be Naughty”,

dir. Urszula Sochacka



18:40 Panel Discussion:


Generation, Transfer, Trauma


Discussants:


Agnieszka Dauksza (moderator, Jagiellonian University),

Roma Ligocka (writer),

Ryszard Nycz (Jagiellonian University)

Urszula Sochacka (Jagiellonian University),

Krzysztof Szwajca (Jagiellonian University Medical College)

Xymena Pietraszek (translator)




Friday, April 21

Collegium Novum, Aula, Gołębia 24 Street



Keynote Seminars:


Chair/Moderator: Peter Arnds, Trinity College Dublin


10.00 – 10.30: Moshe Szyf, McGill University

How Does the Social Environment “Talk” to the Genome?


10.30 – 11.00: Kate Brown, University of Maryland

Traumatic Memory. How Chernobyl Health Problems Were Forgotten as Soon as They Were Discovered



11.00 – 11.30 Discussion & Coffee Break


Chair/Moderator: Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik, Jagiellonian University


11.30 – 11.50: Konrad Wojnowski, Jagielonian University

Anti-Fragile Urbanism: Catastrophe Beyond Trauma


11.50 – 12.10 Jan Sowa, Independent Researcher

The Phantom of Sovereignity - Consumption and Identity in the Realm of Modern Sport


12.10 – 12.30 Artur Grabowski, Jagiellonian University

Trauma of Non-Existence. Tadeusz Kantor’s Negative Images


12.30 – 12.50 Nebojša Blanuša, University of Zagreb

Trauma and Taboo: Forbidden Political Questions in Croatia


12.50 – 13.10 Andrzej Zawadzki, Jagiellonian University

Languages and Traumas. The Politics of Identity in Modern India


13.10 – 13.30 Alicja Fidowicz, Jagiellonian University

Voices from the Margines. Polish and Slovenian Post-War Traumas in the Contemporary Literature (examples of Jani Virk and Magdalena Kozłowska)


13.30 – 13.50 Vitaliy Ogienko, the Ukrainian Institute of National Rememberance

Holodomor as a Historical Trauma




13.50 – 15.00 Discussion & Lunch Break




Faculty of Polish Studies, Aula, Grodzka 64 Street


15.00 – 16.30 Panel Discussion:


Material Witnesses and Terrorscapes


Discussants:


Moderator: Sylwia Papier (Jagiellonian University),

Susan Schuppli (Goldsmiths, University of London),

Roma Sendyka (Jagiellonian University)

Łukasz Posłuszny (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan),