Przejdź do głównej treści →
Ostatnia zmiana 2 lipca 2023 Współpraca naukowa Wydarzenia

Konferencja „IABA Europe 2023 Life-Writing in Times of Crisis”

5-8 lipca 2023, Stary BUW.

IABA Europe 2023
Life Writing in Times of Crisis

5–8 July 2023
The Old Library, University of Warsaw, Poland

5 JULY (Wednesday)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM COFFEE, PRE-CONFERENCE WELCOME

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM OPENING Auditorium Hall

Alojzy Z. Nowak (Rector of the University of Warsaw)

Zygmunt Lalak (Vice-Rector for Research)

Zbigniew Greń (Dean of the Faculty of Polish Studies)

Paweł Rodak (IABA Warsaw 2023 Organizing Committee)

Julie Rak, Craig Howes (IABA Executive Group)

 

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM KEYNOTE 1: MAŁGORZATA CZERMIŃSKA: The Autobiographical Triangle and What Comes Next Auditorium Hall

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM SESSIONS 1

PANEL Auditorium Hall
SCALE/DISTANCE/LINE: TOPOGRAPHIES OF TRAUMA IN LIFE WRITING (abstracts)
Alexander Williams (University of Groningen)
Ernestine Hoegen (independent scholar)
Babs Boter (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Eveline Buchheim (NIOD Institute for War Holocaust and Genocide Studies)

SESSION I Room 105
THE SENSE OF AN ENDING (abstracts)

Chair: Teresa Bruś (University of Wrocław)
Clare Brant (King’s College London), Crisis for Corals: Life Writing, Climate Crisis and Voices of Mass Destruction
Sam Meekings (Northwestern University in Qatar), Fragmentation and Reforging of Identity in Recent British Grief Memoirs
Astrid Joutseno (University of Turku), Cancer and Grief in Diaries and Social Media

SESSION II Room 106
LITERACY AND READING AS EXPERIENCE (abstracts)
Chair: Eva Karpinski (York University)
Anna Poletti (Utrecht University), Reading for Our Lives: Getting Serious about Readers and Reading in Autobiography Studies
Małgorzata Litwinowicz (University of Warsaw), People in Literary Salons in the Times of the Great Depression: Around the Diaries of Peasants (1935–1936)
Anna Jaroszuk (University of Warsaw), Literacy Experience as an Experience of Discontinuity and Crisis in Polish Peasant Memoirs From the 1930s

SESSION III Room 115
DIARIES OF HISTORICAL CHANGE (abstracts)
Chair: Paweł Rodak (University of Warsaw)
Mateusz Chmurski (CEFRES / Sorbonne Université), Paroxysm and In/visible Change: Central-European Post-War Diaries (1914, 1918, 1939)
Lonny Harrison (The University of Texas at Arlington), Moralizing Terror: Life-Writing and Terrorism in Pre-Revolutionary Russia
Valeria Taddei (University College Dublin), Writers’ Diaries and the First World War: Preparing Modernism?

SESSION IV Room 116
SUBJECTIVITY AND POLITICAL TRANSFORMATION (abstracts)
Chair: Magdalena Ożarska (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce)
Ioana Luca (National Taiwan Normal University), Life Narratives and Postsocialist Crises
Bilyana Manolova (Utrecht University), Life Writing as Technology of Self-Construction for the Post-Socialist Subject
Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz (Polish Academy of Sciences), Narratives of Crisis: Autobiographical Self, Great History and New Emotional Regimes in Polish Memoirs of the 1980s

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK

4:00 PM – 5:30 SESSIONS 2

PANEL Auditorium Hall
THE TESTIMONIES OF OLGA LENGYEL: SO MANY QUESTIONS (abstracts)
Hannah Holtschneider (University of Edinburgh)
Sheila Jelen (University of Kentucky)
Gabriel Finder (independent scholar)
Christoph Thonfeld (Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site)
Peter Davies (University of Edinburgh)

SESSION I Room 105
COLLECTIVE ISOLATION: LIFE WRITING DURING THE PANDEMIC (abstracts)
Chair: Jeremy Popkin (University of Kentucky)
Helga Lenart-Cheng (Saint Mary’s College of California), Eastern European Covid Diaries: Harnessing the Prosocial Potential of Collective Diaries Without Building a Surveillance State?
Marleen Rensen (University of Amsterdam), “Eighteen Years in Quarantine”: Corona Crisis and Communism in Nausicaa Marbe’s Memoir Waiting for the West
Katja Herges (University of Wrocław), Affective Politics and Digital Publics in Collective Life Narratives of Covid-19

SESSION II Room 116
OVERCOMING OBSTACLES (abstracts)
Chair: Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak (University of Wrocław)
Ilana Blumberg (Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv), Ordinary Crisis: Helping Students Write Lives of Ongoing Struggle
Agnieszka Sobolewska (University of Warsaw), Between Rage and Fatigue: Autobiographies of Jewish Youth (1937–1939) in the Light of Life Writing Strategies and the History of Emotions
Sergio Barcellos (UERJ – Rio de Janeiro State University), When Facts and Affects Collide: Diary Writing as a Historical Fact and Political Move

SESSION III Room 115
WRITING AND DRAWING WARTIME HERSTORIES (abstracts)
Chair: Aneta Ostaszewska (University of Warsaw)
Natalia Panas (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), Bolnica Stobart: Three Autobiographical Herstories About the Great War in Serbia and Their Position in Serbian Cultural Memory
Hélène Martinelli (ENS de Lyon), Women Drawing (during) the World War II
Anna Seidl (University of Amsterdam), Crises, Affects, and Relationality in Katja Petrowskaja’s The Photograph Looked Back at Me (2022)

5:45 PM – 7:15 PM 10th ANNIVERSARY OF EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING Auditorium Hall

Round Table ‘Past, Present and Future of the European Journal of Life Writing’

Chair: Petra van Langen, Monica Soeting

Participants: Clare Brant, Leena Käosaar, Gabriele Linke, Zoltán Z. Varga

7:15 PM COCKTAIL Kazimierzowski Palace

 

6 JULY (Thursday)

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM SESSIONS 3

PANEL Auditorium Hall
ACADEMIC WOMEN’S NARRATIVES:
NAVIGATING CRISIS IN THE PROFESSION AND BEYOND 
(abstracts)
Lisa Ortiz-Vilarelle (The College of New Jersey)
Kate Douglas (Flinders University) (on-line)
Leena Käosaar (University of Tartu) (tentative)
Eva Karpinski (York University)
Marina Deller (Flinders University) (on-line)
Elizabeth Rodrigues (Grinnell College)

SESSION I Room 105
LETTERS: BETWEEN INTIMACY AND SELF-EXAMINATION (abstracts)
Chair: Isabel Durán Gimenez-Rico (Complutense University of Madrid)

Carol Acton (St Jerome’s University at the University of Waterloo), Intimacy as Emotional Survival: Letter Exchanges Between Couples in the First World War
Maarja Hollo (Estonian Literary Museum), Nostalgia in Kurt Eiskop’s Letters to His Wife in 1940–1941
Monika Kopcik (University of Warsaw), ‘Je ressemble à un jouet inutile’: Self-Examination in Karol Szymanowski’s Elisavetgrad Letters

 

SESSION II Room 115
MOURNING THE PASSAGE OF TIME (abstracts)
Chair: Agnieszka Sobolewska (University of Warsaw)

Max Casey (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), ‘Dead skin was my real skin’: Flat affect and the intimate impersonal in Esmé Weijung Wang’s The Collected Schizophrenias
Katarzyna Bronk-Bacon (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), “I Have Not the Assurance to Assert That I Am Alive”: Epistolary Accounts of the Crisis of Ageing into Old Age
Magdalena Staroszczyk (University of Warsaw), Remembering Kim Lee: Performative Biography and Queer/COVID Mourning

 

SESSION III Room 106
POETICS OF IDENTITY CRISIS (abstracts)
Chair: Aleksandra Bednarowska (Pedagogical University of Krakow)
Laura Schlosberg (Stanford University), Recrafting a Life After Crises: Some Examples From Zinaida Volkonskaia’s Archival Documents
Joanna Jeziorska-Haładyj (University of Warsaw), Second Person Autobiography and the Identity Crisis
Vanessa Berry (University of Sydney), Continuity and Rupture: Crisis in Lifelong Autobiography with Christa Wolf’s One Day a Year 

SESSION IV Room 116
EVERYDAY LIFE IN HOLOCAUST TESTIMONIES (abstracts)
Chair: Marleen Rensen (University of Amsterdam)
Alexander Williams (University of Groningen), “Ghosts Inside the Fence”: Exploring Life within the Nazi Extermination Camps Sobibór and Treblinka
Anita Jarczok (University of Bielsko-Biala), Ration by Ration – Time and Hunger in Holocaust Diaries from the Ghetto
Anna Pekaniec (Jagiellonian University, Kraków), 'I’ in the City and History: Renia Spiegiel’s Diaries 1939–1942: Everyday Life in Wartime Przemyśl

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM COFFEE BREAK

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM KEYNOTE 2: MONICA SOETING: ‘Silence Remains, Inescapably, a Form of Speech’: The Things That Are Not Mentioned in Life Writing Auditorium Hall

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM LUNCH

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM SESSIONS 4

ROUND-TABLE Auditorium Hall
LIFE WRITING AS WORLD LITERATURE (abstracts)
Lisa Ortiz-Vilarelle (The College of New Jersey)
Alfred Hornung (Obama Institute, University of Mainz)
Julie Rak (University of Alberta)

Kate Douglas (Flinders University) (on-line)

Edith Hill (Flinders University) (on-line)

Ioana Luca, Helga Lenart-Cheng (NTNU & Saint Mary’s College of California)

SESSION I Room 105
AUTOETHNOGRAPHY AS DE-FACEMENT? (abstracts)
Chair: Paulina Pająk (University of Wrocław)
Aleksandra Grzemska (University of Szczecin), Literary Autoethnographies in Crisis
Elizabeth Jansen (York University, Toronto), Reclaiming Identity: Carrying Ancestral Wisdom Across Time and Place
Zuzanna Sala (Jagiellonian University, Kraków), Life-Writing in Literary Criticism: Situated Knowledge or Epidemy of Exhibitionism?

SESSION II Room 106
THE ARCHIVAL TRACES (abstracts)
Chair: Wojciech Drąg (University of Wrocław)

Louise Franklin (Bristol School of Art), Alex Franklin (independent scholar), Refuting the Myth of the “Madman”: Chaim Soutine’s Harvard Art Museums Archives letters
Alex Belsey (King’s College London), “So That is the Way it Ends”: the Crises of War and Peacetime in the Journal of Keith Vaughan
Iana Nikitenko (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Multitemporal Spatial Life-Writing in Wartime Radio Features by Louis MacNeice and Dylan Thomas

 

SESSION III Room 115
QUEER TESTIMONIES (abstracts)
Chair: Anna Poletti (Utrecht University)

Adriana Kovacheva (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), Self-Understanding, Survival and Emplotment: A Queer Fable from Generalgouvernement
Chloe Green (University College Dublin), Dream House as Queer Testimony: Carmen Maria Machado’s Ephemeral Archive and the Reader/Witness
Joanna Anczaruk (University of Warsaw), Experience of Initiation in the Autobiographical Narratives of Polish LGBTQ+ Community

 

SESSION IV Room 116
LETTERS OF CRISIS (abstracts)
Chair: Lucyna Marzec (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Rowa Nabil (Cairo University), “To You, My Love and Thousand Kisses”: Reading Prison Letters by Political Detainees in Post-Independence Egypt
Maria Puri (independent researcher and translator), Re-visiting the Trauma, Making Sense of the Past: Prison Writings from Punjab
Anna Foltyniak-Pękala (University of Bielsko-Biala), The History of the Disease Written on Postcards: Correspondence of Marian and Kazimierz Brandys

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM KEYNOTE 3: JACEK LEOCIAK: Wartime Diaries: Diaristic Forms of Writing in Liminal Situations (at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews – POLIN)

 

7 JULY (Friday)

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM SESSIONS 5

PANEL Auditorium Hall
WAR CRISIS IN THE EYES OF WITNESSES AND SURVIVORS (abstracts)
Lucyna Marzec (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)
Monika Browarczyk (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)
Dagmara Drewniak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)
Katarzyna Macedulska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

SESSION I Room 105
ON BEING ILL (abstracts)
Chair: Monica Soeting (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Michael Lackey (University of Minnesota), Combating Mental Illness: Biofictions about Empress Elisabeth and King Ludwig II
Julia Dallaway (University of Oxford), “Images That Shimmer”: Joan Didion’s Migraine Aesthetic
Antoni Zając (University of Warsaw), “Locked in a Stalemate”: The Ongoing Crisis of Posttraumatic Existence in Leo Lipski’s Letters to Irena Lewulis

SESSION II Room 106
MODERNIST RECONSTRUCTIONS (abstracts)
Chair: Franziska Gygax (University of Basel)

Dennis Kersten (Radboud University), From Crisis to Reconstruction: Tracing Metamodernism in Contemporary British Biography
Paulina Pająk (University of Wrocław), The Lives Behind the Books: Reconstructing the Przeworskis’ biographies
Joanna Piechura (University of Warsaw), Christine Brooke-Rose’s “Remake”: Modes of Loosening and Vanishing the Author

SESSION III Room 115
THE PANDEMIC AND PERFORMATIVITY (abstracts)
Chair: Maciej Libich (University of Warsaw)

Aneta Ostaszewska (University of Warsaw), Doing Research During Crisis as an Auto/biographical Experience: Pandemic as Another (Auto/biographical) Turn in Research?
Angeliki Ypsilanti (Ionian University), COVID-19 Intersections Between Academic and Creative Writing
Anna Piniewska (University of Warsaw), Strategies for Survival: Lockdown Through the Eyes of Actors with Disabilities

SESSION IV Room 116
FOCUS ON CHILDHOOD (abstracts)
Chair: Marcin Gołąb (University of Warsaw)

Veronica Ghirardi (University of Turin), Merā Bacpan Mere Kandhoṁ Par by Sheoraj Singh Bechain: Childhood Wounds and Collective Struggle
Meritxell Simon-Martin, Glòria Jové (University of Lleida), Life-Writing as an Innovative Method in Teacher-Education During the First Biennium of the Second Spanish Republic (1931–1933)
Marta Rakoczy (University of Warsaw), „I Will Write Every Day What I Did”: Autobiographical Narratives of House of Orphans’ Children (1912-1939) in the Perspective of Critical Childhood Studies

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM COFFEE BREAK

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM KEYNOTE 4: LEENA KÄOSAAR: Life Writing and the „Ordinary” in Crisis Auditorium Hall

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM LUNCH

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM SESSIONS 6

PANEL Auditorium Hall
TEACHING LIFE WRITING TEXTS IN EUROPE (abstracts)
Dennis Kersten (Radboud University)
Ilana Blumberg (Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv)
Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak (University of Wrocław)
Meritxell Simón-Martín, Gloria Jové (University of Lleida)
Helga Ramsey-Kurz (University of Innsbruck)
Elsa Lechner (University of Coimbra)

SESSION I Room 105
COLLECTING DATA (abstracts)
Chair: Nancy Pedri (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Łukasz Wróbel (University of Warsaw), “Crisis” and “Passio”: Encyclopedists on Creating Encyclopedias
Elizabeth Rodrigues (Grinnell College), Modeling Lives as Data
Gunnthorunn Gudmundsdottir (University of Iceland), The Family Archive in Times of Crises

 

SESSION II Room 106
TRANSATLANTIC BRIDGES (abstracts)
Chair: Clare Brant (King’s College London)

Eva Karpinski (York University), Dispatches from Eastern Europe: The Myrna Kostash-Nancy Burke Correspondence and the Emergence of Canadian Studies in Poland
Craig Howes (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa), Crises Political and Personal in Times of Profound Success: Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language
Adela Kobelska (University of Warsaw), The Polish Scholar in Europe and America – Florian Znaniecki’s Autobiographical Writing on Emigration

SESSION III Room 115
WARTIME DIARIES (abstracts)
Chair: Sam Meekings (Northwestern University in Qatar)

Zoltán Z. Varga (University of Pécs / Research Center for Humanities), Diary Writing as Part of a Survivor Kit: Strategies of Survival in Wartime Diaries
Janna Aerts (University of Amsterdam), Societal, Personal and Literary Crises in Amsterdam And Brussels’ Occupation Diaries From the Second World War
Maciej Libich (University of Warsaw), The War Diaries of Leopold Buczkowski: An Anthropological Reading

SESSION IV Room 116
THE SHADOW LINE (abstracts)
Chair: Artur Hellich (University of Warsaw)

Klaus Kaindl (University of Vienna), Three Versions of a Life: Memory, Identity and Agency in the Memoirs of Hiltgunt von Zassenhaus
Eliza Maureen Altenhof (Humboldt-Universität Berlin), The Ultimate Crisis: When One’s Own Life Ends
Piotr Sidorowicz (University of Warsaw), Academic Dealing with Death – Stefan Żółkiewski

 

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM COFFEE BREAK

 

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM SESSIONS 7

 

PANEL Auditorium Hall
BODILY AND EMOTIONAL CRISIS:
A REFLECTION ON ILLNESS AND DISABILITY NARRATIVES 
(abstracts)
Francisco José Cortés Vieco (Complutense University of Madrid)
Franziska Gygax (University of Basel)
Isabel Duran Gimenez-Rico (Complutense University of Madrid)

 

SESSION I Room 105
THE SOCIOLOGICAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF LIFE WRITING (abstracts)
Chair: Alfred Hornung (Obama Institute, University of Mainz)

Jeremy Popkin (University of Kentucky), American Jewish Women’s Memoirs: A Genre and Its Evolution
Caroline Zuckerman (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa), The Intermarriage Question
Andrés Villagrá (Pace University), Relational Life-Writing in Abel Azcona’s Performance Art
Regine Strätling (Université de Montréal), Identity Crises and Sociological 'écriture’ in Transclass Memoirs

 

SESSION II Room 106
PICTURING CRISIS (abstracts)
Chair: Julie Rak (University of Alberta)

Nancy Pedri (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Understanding my Illness Experience: Infographics in Graphic Illness Narratives
Christopher Conway (University of Texas at Arlington), The Diary of Anne Frank in Mexican Comics
Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak (University of Wrocław), Environmental Crisis in Comics Life Writing: Visual Witness, Oral History and Journalism in Joe Sacco’s Paying the Land (2020)
Erin La Cour (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Autofictional Graphic Medicine

 

SESSION III Room 115
BEHIND THE FRONTLINE (abstracts)
Chair: Sergio Barcellos (UERJ – Rio de Janeiro State University)

Aleksandra Bednarowska (Pedagogical University of Krakow), „It’s 3:30 PM and We’re Still Alive” – Yevgenia Beloruset’s Wartime Diary
Juulia Niiniranta (Tampere University), Visual Narratives of Trauma and Peace
Marcin Telicki (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), Man’s Search for Meaning in Serhiy Zhadan’s Poetry 

 

SESSION IV Room 116 
SNS ROUNDTABLE (abstracts)

Chair: Phoebe King (University of Queensland)

Łukasz Kożuchowski (University of Warsaw), Researching Unpredictable Past: Working with Historical Ego-documents in times of War and Pandemic

Cathy Perkins (UNSW Sydney), Lifelong Writing: Three Subjects and a Biographer

Max Casey (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), „Nobody cares about your topic”: Navigating the PhD Application Process in the Netherlands

Phoebe King (University of Queensland), Borders and Limits in Life Writing Research 

Eliza Altenhof (Humboldt-Universität Berlin), The Challenges and Advantages of Writing a PhD (During the Pandemic) and Working Outside of Academia

 

7:30 PM CONFERENCE DINNER

 

8 JULY (Saturday)

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM SESSIONS 8

PANEL Auditorium Hall
EXPERIENCES OF GRIEF, EXPERIMENTS WITH FORM (abstracts)
Anne Rüggemeier (University of Freiburg)
Héloïse Lecomte (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
Wojciech Drąg (University of Wrocław)

SESSION I Room 105
PANDEMIC WRITING: BETWEEN UNIQUENESS AND CONVENTION (abstracts)
Chair: Leena Käosaar (University of Tartu)

Agnieszka Graff (University of Warsaw), Rage, Race, Conspiracy, and COVID – We Were Three (Series, 2022) as Aural Memoir of the Pandemic
Eloise Faichney (University of Melbourne), “There’s Something Locked in that Box of Dreams”: Women’s Dream Journals in the Crises of WWII and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Shira Stav (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), Poetic Memoirs in a Time of Crisis: “Corona Diaries” in Hebrew Poetry

SESSION II Room 106
LIFE WRITING BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN (abstracts)
Chair: Ioana Luca (National Taiwan Normal University)

Diana Painca (Transilvania University), Life Writing and the Poetics of Ego-Resiliency
Jagoda Wierzejska (University of Warsaw), Writing Down a Life Crisis under the Security Office’s Surveillance: the Case of Leon Getz
Giedrė Šmitienė (Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore), Writing on the Edge of an Abyss

SESSION III Room 115
BEYOND CONFESSION (abstracts)
Chair: Joanna Jeziorska-Haładyj (University of Warsaw)

Krista Quesenberry (Albion College), Meshing the Political, the Personal, and the Popular with Kay Boyle’s Spanish piece
Łukasz Żurek (University of Warsaw), Against Confession: Negation of Commodity Form in Laura Osińska’s (Anna Adamowicz’s) nonsense[ ]sense
Maxime Geervliet (University of Edinburgh), The Geo-autobiographical Confession: Location, Displacement and Guilt in the Poetry of Ghayath Almadhoun

SESSION IV Room 116
MODERNIST LIFE NARRATIVES (abstracts)
Chair: Agnieszka Sobolewska (University of Warsaw)

Desiree Henderson (University of Texas at Arlington), The Crisis of Masculinity in Short Diary Fiction
Karolina Kulpa (University of Warsaw), Compensation by Hiding: Cryptanalysis of Stefan Themerson’s Prose
Cathy Perkins (UNSW Sydney), Caviar for Breakfast: The Life-Narratives of Two Australian Playwrights in Eastern Europe before and after the Second World War

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM COFFEE BREAK

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM SESSIONS 9

SESSION I Room 105

LIFE WRITING AND THE MIGRATION CRISIS (abstracts)
Chair: Zoltan Z. Varga (University of Pécs / Research Center for Humanities)

Helga Ramsey-Kurz (University of Innsbruck), Whose Crisis? Whose Life? Whose Writing?
Ernestine Hoegen (independent scholar), Navigating Dangerous Spaces in Life Writing From Japanese WWII Internment Camps
Cristine Sarrimo (Lund University Centre for Languages and Literature), Two Asylum-Deeking Border Crossers’ Autobiographies and Their Effects on Swedish and Norwegian Migration Agencies
Phoebe King (University of Queensland), The Anxiety of Reception: Reading 'No Friend but the Mountains’ in Europe

SESSION II Room 106
PRACTICING LIFE WRITING TODAY (abstracts)
Chair: Agnieszka Graff (University of Warsaw)

Li Shan Chan (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa), Listening is the Antidote
Petra Teunissen-Nijsse (Leiden University), Life Writing for the Elderly with Volunteers
Elsa Lechner (University of Coimbra), On-line Biographical Workshops in Times of Confinement: Recording and Sharing Life in a Worldwide Crisis
Betty O’Neill (University of Technology, Sydney), Letters from Exile

SESSION III Room 115
BUILDING COMMUNITIES (abstracts)
Chair: Julia Dallaway (University of Oxford)

Jacek Kubera (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), The City of Poznań as Experienced by its Inhabitants in Four Epochs
Gabriele Linke (University of Rostock), Uses of Life Narratives in the Memorialization of Vietnamese Contract Workers’ Lives in the GDR/Germany
Antonina Tosiek (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), Analogies of Crises: Diaries of Peasants from the 1930s and 1990s
Łukasz Kożuchowski (University of Warsaw), Vision of Human Nature in Peasant’s Egodocuments in 19th Century Kingdom of Poland

SESSION IV Room 116
RESPONSES TO CRISIS (abstracts)
Chair: Joanna Piechura (University of Warsaw)

Nadine Walter (University of Rostock), Progressive Evangelical Women Writers’ Responses to the Overturn of Roe v. Wade
Magdalena Ożarska (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce), Spiritual Awakening as Crisis: Evidence from New Age Spiritual Memoirs
Honorata Sroka (University of Warsaw), Franciszka Themerson’s Wartime Drawings
Alexandra Nagel (Allard Pierson, Amsterdam), Your Life Written in Your Hand: The Philip Meerloo Handprint Collection (1936–1942)

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM LUNCH

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CLOSING DISCUSSIONS Auditorium Hall

Paweł Rodak (IABA Warsaw 2023 Organizing Committee)

Alfred Hornung (IABA Executive Group)

Ten serwis korzysta z cookies Polityka prywatności