Seminar program

Seminar program

Affect Theory and Praxis: Transdisciplinary Methodologies

November 19 & 20, 2018

Monday, 19 November 2018

9-9:15 Coffee and welcome: Elena Pérez (TKF), Sophia Efstathiou (Programme for Applied Ethics) & Libe García Zarranz (ILU, English) 

9:15-10:00 Researching Indigenous Knowledges and Affects

  • Chair: Sophia Efstathiou (Programme for Applied Ethics)
  • Kenzie Allen (English & Creative Writing, U. of Wisconsin—Milwaukee)
  • “Good Words: Traumatic Source Materials and the Researcher’s Affect in Indigenous Creative Ethnography”
  • Amanda Fayant (Indigenous Studies, UiT)
  • “The Future is Thunderbird Women: Colonialist Affects and Rematriating Gender Roles”

10:00-11:00 Keynote Speaker

  • Carolyn Pedwell (Social Policy, Sociology & Social Research, U. Kent, UK)
  • “Affective Habits: Sensation, Duration and Automation”
  • Chair: Libe García Zarranz (ILU, English)

*Break & Refreshments*

11:15-12:00 Political and Religious Affects

  • Chair: Sophia Efstathiou (Programme for Applied Ethics)
  • Mona Abdel-Fadil (C-REX & Media and Communication, UiO)
  • “Online Encounters & the Politics of Affect”
  • Ulrika Mårtensson (Philosophy and Religious Studies)
  • “The Divine Qur’an: Literary De-colonial Affect in Colonial Contexts”

*Lunch at Café Ni Muser*

13:15-14:30 Entangled Relationalities and Affects

  • Chair: Roxanna Morote (Resilience Research Center, Psychology)
  • Martin Loeng (Social Anthropology)
  • “Emotion, Affect, Social Interaction, and Relationality in Urban Tanzanian Tourist-street Vendor Encounters”
  • Yesim Sevinc (ILU, English)
  • “Immigrant Language Anxiety in Depth through an Interdisciplinary Lens”
  • Ragnhild Folkestad (Philosophy and Religious Studies)
  • “Wittgenstein, Attunement & Meaning in Real Speaker-Listener Relations”

14:45-15:15 Alexandra Murray-Leslie (NTNU ARTEC AiR/U. Technology, Sydney)   

  • “The Liberation of the Feet: Computer Enhanced Footwear for Theatrical Audiovisual Expression”
  • Chair: Elena Pérez (TKF)

19:30 Dinner (Calas & Kanasta, Nedre Bakklandet 5)

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

9-9:15 Coffee and Welcome: Decolonial Research Group 

9:15-10:00 Guest Speaker: Damir Arsenijevic (U. of Tuzla, Boznia & Herzegovina)

  • “Love After Genocide”
  • Chair: Hanna Musiol (ISL/ NTNU ARTEC)

10:00-10:45 Love and Anguish 

  • Chair: Stella Millili (ILU, English)
  • Thea Selliaas Thorsen (Historical Studies, Classics)
  • “The Poetic Method of Greek and Roman Love”
  • Delilah Bermudez Brataas (ILU, English)
  • “Affecting the Anguish of Youth in Film Adaptations of Romeo and Juliet”

*Break & Refreshments *

11:00-12:00 Guest Speaker: Glyn Davis (School of Design, U. of Edinburgh)

  • “Crying in the Archive”
  • Chair: Sophia Efstathiou (Programme for Applied Ethics)

*Lunch at Café Ni Muser*

13:00-14:00 Queer and Trans Affects

  • Chair: Stine H. Bang Svendsen (ILU, Pedagogy)
  • Roberto Filippello (Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh)
  • “The Affective Politics of the Fashion Image: A Queer Perspective”
  • France Rose Hartline (KULT, Center for Gender Studies) 
  • “Legal Recognition and Messy Trans Experiences”
  • Libe García Zarranz (ILU, English)
  • “Feeling Sideways: Decolonial Affects in Trans Writing in Canada”

14:00-14:45 Cross Species Affects 

  • Chair: Celina Annabell Stifjell (ISL/ILU)
  • Ane Møller Gabrielsen (Philosophy and Religious Studies) 
  • “Dangerous Dogs and Vulnerable Bodies”
  • Sophia Efstathiou (Programme for Applied Ethics)
  • “Facing Humans Facing Animals in the Lab”

*Break & Refreshments*

15:00-16:00 Roundtable: Affect and Methods 

  • Sissel B., Amanda F., Carolyn P., Stine H. B. S., Glyn D., Roxanna M., & Damir A.
  • Moderator: Hanna Musiol (ISL/ NTNU ARTEC)

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Venue: Kunsthall Trondheim
Kongens gate 2

16:30-18:30 Experimental Humanities Performance, Screening & Seminar Damir Arsenijevic (U. of Tuzla, Boznia & Herzegovina) 

  • “Mass Graves and Hazardous Waste” 
  • Introduction by Hanna Musiol (ISL/ NTNU ARTEC)