Literature in Sync, 2018

Conference Program:

Eastern European Literary Studies in Sync
Hungarian and Romanian Transnational Literary Networks


WEDNESDAY, 24.10.2018

10:00 – 13:00 – Arrival
13:00 – 15:00 – Lunch (Casa Frieda Restaurant)


KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Faculty of Letters and Arts):
15:00 – 16:00
Zoltan Varga (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest)
Cultural Transfer, Intercultural Reception, Translation – Contemporary French Literary Influences in Hungary during the “State Socialism.” A Case Study: Camus/Kertész


16:00 – 17:30 (Faculty of Letters and Arts)
Chair: Andrei Terian
János D. Mekis (University of Pécs), Krasznahorkai’s Travelling Concepts in Contexts: Original, Universal, Regional
Zsolt Bagi (University of Pécs), The Question of Equality in Style. Miklós Mészöly and Peter Nádas
Gábor Bezeczky (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest), The Confluence of Periodicals and Short Stories


18:00 – 20:00 (Astra Library, floor 5) special event:
Galit Eliat (Tel Aviv, Amsterdam), Curating in Dark Times
moderator: Lia Perjovschi

20:00-22:00 – Dinner


THURSDAY, 25.10.2018

10:00 – 11:30
Chair: Ștefan Baghiu
Vlad Pojoga (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu), A Survey of Poetry Translation in Romanian Periodicals (1990-2015)

Daniel Coman (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu), Deviant Psychologies in the Romanian Novel between the World Wars
Snejana Ung (West University of Timișoara), Remapping Post-Yugoslav Literature


11:30 – 12:00 – Coffee break


12:00 – 14:00 (Faculty of Letters and Arts)
Chair: Ștefan Baghiu
Imre József Balázs (Babeș-Bolyai University), Alternative Histories of Hungarian Literature from Romania
Levente T. Szabó (Babeș-Bolyai University), Early Radical Eastern European Modernism? The First International Comparative Literary Journal as a Little Magazine

Emanuel Modoc (Sextil Pușcariu Research Institute of the Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca), Isms of East-Central European Avant-Gardes: Poetism, Activism, Integralism, Catastrophism
Gábor Tamás Molnár (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest), Transnational Tongues: Language and Food in Péter Esterházy


14:00 – 16:00 – Lunch (Casa Frieda Restaurant)


16:00 – 17:30 (Faculty of Letters and Arts)
Chair: Vlad Pojoga
Adriana Stan (Sextil Pușcariu Research Institute of the Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca), Glocalizing Structuralism. Critical Hybrids in the Socialist East
Ștefan Baghiu (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu), Framing International Translation Network: The Eastern European Trends
Andrei Terian (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu), What Is a Minor Literature?

20:00-22:00 Dinner (Casa Frieda Restaurant)


FRIDAY, 26.10.2018
Departure of the guests


Organizers (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu):

Andrei Terian
Iulia Elena-Gîță
Ștefan Baghiu
Vlad Pojoga