Philosophy of Literatur (Litteraturens filosofi)

Date: 24 September 2015
Time: 13:15-16:30
Place: SDU, Odense, Room O97
Tilmelding: Was September 14, 2015

2 ECTS; 3 ECTS for workshop and conference participation

Registration: English
Form:  Short lectures; participant presentations (20-30 minutes each; in English) 
Course director:  Søren Harnow Klausen, professor, Department for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark 
Participants:  Max 10 participants. 
Literature:  Literature will be distributed on Blackboard, the platform for e-learning at University of Southern Denmark. 

Aim and content: The Ph.D.-workshop is attached to the conference Frontiers in the Philosophy of Literature (25.-26. September 2015) at the University of Southern Denmark. The conference explores recent trends in the philosophy of literature – and, more generally, interactions between philosophy and literature, e.g. the use of literature in philosophy, philosophy read as literature, philosophical themes in literary works etc. There is special focus on the role of the author, on the relationship between ethics and literature, and on the relationship between fiction, truth and reality. Presentations on all topics within the field of philosophy of literature are welcome.

  • 14.00 Indledning
  • 14.15-14.45 Sune Borkfeldt: Præsentation
  • 14.45-15.10 Feedback og diskussion
  • 15.10-15.30 Pause
  • 15.30-16.00 Kamilla Jensen Husen: Præsentation
  • 16.00-16.25 Feedback og diskussion

Guest teachers include:

  • Peter Lamarque, University of York
  • Paisley Livingston, University of Hong Kong
  • R. Lanier Anderson, Stanford University