Saturday, May 20

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10.00 am – 12.00 pm: 3 parallel sessions IIIh, IVb and IIIia

IIIh: Aesthetic perspectives (C-1017-2)

Chair: Sabine Lenk (Utrecht University)

“Disappearance - Towards a Theory of Hypermediacy”
Elisabeth Routhier (Université de Montréal)

“« Révélation » - towards a theory of retro-mediation”
Servanne Monjour (Université de Montréal)

“Björk Digital: between intermedia aura and absent presence”
Charlotte Dronier (Université de Montréal)

IVb: Magical perspectives (C-3061)

Chair: Jean-François Vallée (Collège de Maisonneuve)

“The Disappearance of Presence: Aletheia in the Digital Era”
Libera Pisano (University of Hamburg)

“Charting the Stars: on the Logic of Presence and Mediation in Science Theatre Then and Now”
Kurt Vanhoutte (Universiteit Antwerpen)

“Vanishing Technology. Transparency of Media in Stage Magic”
Katharina Rein (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

“Microscopic theatre. Mediated Visions of Life”
Nele Wynants (Université libre de Bruxelles)

IIIia: Aesthetic perspectives (C-2059)

Chair: Frank Kessler (Utrecht University)

“Ancient Greek Drama on Chinese Stage: Liveness in Brechtian Distancing Effect”
Rong Ou (Hangzhou Normal University)

“Artifices of a rhetoric of identity: the case of the trilogy Trois of Mani Soleymanlou”
David St-Jean-Raymond (Université de Montréal)

“Of opacity and transparency in contemporary Quebec theatre”
François Jardon-Gomez (Université de Montréal)

12.00 pm – 1.30 pm: Lunch (C-2081, C-2083)

1.30 pm – 2.00 pm : Book Launching (C-2081, C-2083)

Le triomphe de la scène intermédiale. Théâtre et médias à l’ère électrique, Jean-Marc Larrue et Giusy Pisano (dir.), Presses de l’Université de Montréal

2.15 pm - 5.00 pm: 2017 ISIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY and closing of ISIS Conference (C-3061)


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The international seminar will be live-broadcasted via the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities's YouTube account.

Thursday, 18th May.

Opening session : 8.30 am - 10.15 am.

Intermedial Approaches to the « dispositif » : Artifices of Mediation : 10.30 am - 12.30 pm.

Theoretical and historical perspectives - session 1 : 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

Perspectives dynamiques - session 1 : 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

Perspectives esthétiques - session 1 : 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

Theoretical and historical perspectives - session 2 : 3.45 pm - 5.45 pm.

Perspectives dynamiques - session 2 : 3.45 pm - 5.45 pm.

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