Conference : New Approaches to Studying Crime Narratives (Tampere)



October 14, 2016

Pinni B3107

9.00-10.00     Registration (for speakers only), Pinni B Main Lobby

10.00-10.15   Opening of the symposium

10.15-11.15   Keynote speaker: Dr Christiana Gregoriou, University of Leeds: “On Novelisation:    The Case of The Killing

11.15-11.45   Coffee

11.45-13.15   Session 1

  • 11.45-12.15: Dr Veronique Desnain, University of Edinburgh, UK: “Fiction versus History in the French Neo-polar”
  • 12.15-12.45: Dr Anna Pehkoranta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland: “Whose Crime? Guilt, Innocence, and the Weight of History in Yiyun Li’s Kinder Than Solitude
  • 12.45-13.15: Dr John A. Stotesbury, University of Eastern Finland/Joensuu: “The Crime Scene as Museum: The (Re)construction in the Bresciano Series of a Historical Gibraltarian Past”

13.15-14.15   Lunch

14.15-15.15   Session 2

  • 14.15-14.45: Dr Eric Sandberg, University of Oulu, Finland: “Thomas Pynchon and the Rise of the Crime Novel”
  • 14.45-15.15: Dr Aino-Kaisa Koistinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland: “Nordic Noir and the Affective Politics of Violence”

15.15-15.30   Coffee

15.30-17.00   Session 3

  • 15.30-16.00: MA Carola Maria Wide, University of Vaasa, Finland: “Woman in Red and the Abject in Unni Lindell’s Crime Thriller Rødhette
  • 16.00-16.30: Dr Andrea Hynynen, University of Turku, Finland: “Rethinking Queer, the Anti-normative and Politics in French Crime Fiction Studies”
  • 16.30-17.00: Dr Tiina Mäntymäki, University of Vaasa, Finland: “Encountering the (Non-)human Other in Swedish Crime Series Jordskott

 17.00-17.30   Closing

(19.30-          Dinner)


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