Program

An international conference organized by the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) Weimar and the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University Prague under the patronage of the Rector of the Charles University Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, Dr.Sc. - May 27–29, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

Conference Venues

Karolinum
Ovocný trh 3–5
Praha 1, 116 36

Kino PONREPO
Bartolomějská 11
Praha 1, 110 00

Program

Wednesday, May 27

04:30pm

KEYNOTE Que ce qui apparaît seulement s'aperçoit. In English.

Georges Didi-Huberman (Paris)

07:00pm

Welcome Reception

Thursday, May 28

10:00am - 01:30pm

PANEL I

Chair: Karel Thein (Prague)

Appearing and Exiting, Stage and Offstage.

Bettine Menke (Erfurt)

«That which has disappeared ‹returns› »: On the Mediality of Grief.

Josef Vojvodík (Prague)

Forgetfulness at Work: Film as a Site of Oblivion.

Jacques Aumont (Paris)

01:30pm – 03:00pm

Lunch

03:00pm – 06:30pm

PANEL II

Chair: Zdeňka Kalnická (Ostrava)

Managing the Limits of Representation.

James Elkins (Chicago)

Fallen out of the World. A Geographical Fantasy.

Wolfgang Struck (Erfurt)

Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish: The Disposal of Unwanted Objects in Ancient Greece.

Astrid Lindenlauf (Bryn Mawr)

Friday, May 29

10:00am - 01:30pm

PANEL III

Chair: Kateřina Krtilová (Weimar)

Trembling of the Non-identical in Appearing.

Miroslav Petříček (Prague)

Operativity. Ontologies. Speculations.

Dieter Mersch (Zürich)

On the Primacy of Dis-Appearance: The Operative Ontologies of Topological Media.

Mark Hansen (Durham)

01:30pm – 03:00pm

Lunch

03:00pm – 06:30pm

PANEL IV

Chair: Martin Pokorný (Prague)

Méliès and the Materiality of Modern Magic.

Matthew Solomon (Ann Arbor)

Disapparition: On Phantom Departures.

Akira Mizuta Lippit (Los Angeles)

Behind the Curtain. Dis/Appearing in Surrealist Art.

Claudia Blümle (Berlin)

08:00pm

Introduction

Lucie Česálková, National Film Archive (Prague)

FILM SCREENING Decasia (67’, 2002)

Bill Morrison (New York)

10:00pm

Closing Remarks + Wine & Cheese