CFP: International Narratology Workshop


The Interdisciplinary Centre for Narratology (ICN, University of Hamburg) and the German Department, University of Ghent kindly invite you to participate in the

„Event, Eventfulness and Tellability“
Friday, 16 February & Saturday, 17 February 2007
at the University of Ghent, Belgium


I. Friday 16 February 2007

15:00 Wolf Schmid (Hamburg): Eventfulness as a narratological category
16:00 David Herman (Columbus): Nonfactivity, Tellability, and Narrativity
Coffee break
17:30 Meir Sternberg (Tel Aviv): How to Decompose Narrative
18:30 Jan Christoph Meister (Hamburg): Why events matter – and how they create it: the event matrix
II. Saturday 17 February 2007
9:00 Gunther Martens (Ghent): Narrative Notability and Discourse Events between Rhetoric and Narratology
10:00 Peter Hühn (Hamburg): Eventfulness in poetry and prose fiction
Coffee break
11:30 Benjamin Biebuyck (Ghent): Figurativeness figuring as condenser between action and event
Lunch break
14:00 Luc Herman (Antwerp) & Bart Vervaeck (Brussels): Tellability as Negotiation
15:00 Eyal Segal (Tel Aviv): Narrativity and the Closure of Event Sequences

With contributions to the debate by: Tamar Yacobi, John Pier, Jörg Schönert, Hans-Harald Müller, Pieter Borghart, Markus Kempf, Anja Burghardt, …
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