Sep . 22nd

9.00-10.00 PANEL SESSION 1

ANDRZEJ BUSZA "Conrad's European Literary Axis: Between Flaubert and Dostoevsky"

10-11.25 PARALLEL SESSION 1

VISIONS OF EUROPE

Dorothy Pula Strohecker The Map is not the Territory

Asako Nakai  Europe as Autobiography? A Personal Record

Josiane Paccaud-Huguet  The voices of Europe in Lord Jim          

10-11.25                   PARALLEL SESSION 2

INFLUENCES ON CONRAD

Martin Bock  The Power of Suggestion: Joseph Conrad, Professor Grasset, and French Medical Occultism

Ann Lane  Joseph Conrad and Louis Becke

 

 11.55-12.55  PANEL SESSION 2

DAPHNA ERDINAST-VULCAN "Traduttore/Traditore: Translation, Exile, and Betrayal in Lord Jim"

 
14.30-15.55         PARALLEL SESSION 3
UNDER WESTERN EYES

John Peters  The Space of Russia in Conradfs Under Western Eyes

Sema Postacioglu-Banon  Under Western Eyes: Translation And Authority
Richard Ruppel Homosexuality in Under Western Eyes:  Reading through Culture & History

 

14.30-15.55         PARALLEL SESSION 4

CONRADIAN CHARACTERS:

Claes Lindskog Scandinavian Characters In Conrad

Joanna Kurowska Counter-Images Of Europe In The Utterances Of Selected Non-European Characters

Armagan Erdogan Conrad's European Flaneurs: Masculinity and Nationality in his Novels
14.30-15.55         PARALLEL SESSION 5                                                        
CONRADIAN LITERARY TRADITION:

Brygida Pude?ko Turgenev and Conrad: European Writers Laurence Davies.Undercover Actions: Conradfs Place in the Literature of Criminality
Ryszard Bartnik Human decency questioned - Conradian legacy mirrored in the twentieth century English literature

 

16.00-17.0       PANEL SESSION 3

JACOB LOTHE "Narrative, Identity, Solidarity: Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim"

 

17.25-18.25         PARALLEL SESSION 6

 LORD JIM

Agnieszka Adamowicz-Po?piech Lord Jim and the Tower of Babel

Jean Szczypien Polish Butterlies in Lord Jim

17.25-18.25         PARALLEL SESSION 7

ASPECTS OF NARRATION

Elio Di-Piazza The Nigger of the Narcissus and Conrad's colonial discourse

David Arinello "The Enchanted Interspace:" Novel Strangers and the Rebuilding of Self in Heart of Darkness

 

  Sep . 23rd 

9.00 ? 10.00 PANEL SESSION 4

ANTHONY FOTHERGILL "Conrad, Cosmopolitanism and the idea of Europe"

 

10.00 - 11.25 PARALLEL SESSION 8

INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS:
Mary Morzinsky
The Nigger of the gNarcissush: Conradfs Prescience of International Community
Carola Kaplan Cosmopolitan Conrad
Tanya Gokulsing  Modernism and the linguistic influence of Polish and French on Conradfs early English

 10.00-11.25 PARALLEL SESSION 9                                                                CHAIR: JACEK GUTOROW

AFRICAN ISSUES:

Gene Moore  Europeans in Conradfs Africa

Peter Nazareth  Dark Heart Or Trickster?

Gra?yna Branny Africanist Presence in Conrad's Europe: Antithetical Structure of "Heart of Darkness"

 

11.55-12.55 PANEL SESSION 5

SYLVERE MONOD  "Conrad and European Politics"

 

14.30-15.30 PARALLEL SESSION 10 CHAIR:

EUROPEAN POLITICS:
Keith Carabine
Conrad as a Pole and European in 'The heroic Age'

Anne Luyat The Wretched Gang' ;Conrad's Grotesques as a Mirror of European Political Evolution

 14.30-15.30 PARALLEL SESSION 11

CONRAD'S MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE
Fiona Tomkinson  eMoi jfaime les Anglaisf: the presentation of French-English antagonism in The Rover and Suspense
Joanna Skolik 
The Rover and Mediterranean Tradition

 

15.35-16.35   PANEL SESSION 6

ALLAN SIMMONS "Conrad's Englishness "

 

17.00-18.25 PARALLEL SESSION 12

CONRAD'S CULTURAL TRADITION:

Wac?aw Grzybowski The Chivalric Ethos in between Idealism and Realism in HD

Chris Cairney A Noble Wanderer of Europe: Traces of the Byronic in Conradfs Marlovian texts.

Richard Niland Conradfs Language of Retrospection: Youth, Poland and the Romantic Past.

17.00-18.25  PARALLEL SESSION 13

CONRADIAN VARIA:

Dan Haumschild  An Artful Act: Viewing Terrorism Differently
Yacine Kais  Europeanizing the self; Europeanizing the Other in Conrad's "Autocracy and War" and Nostromo.           

17.00-18.25 PARALLEL SESSION 14

CONRADIAN MOTIFS

William Bonney The Idea of Suspension In Conrad

Gill Holland A Further Study of gSympathyh in Joseph Conradfs Writings

James Coghlan European Industrialisation and Cultural Consequences in the Works of Joseph Conrad.

 

Sep . 24th 

15.00 - Grazyna Branny  Conrad and Cracow 

15.30 - 17.30 Closing Plenary Session

A Tribute to Edward Said

Jacek Gutorow The Paradoxes of the European Narrative: Edward W. Saidfs Reading of Conrad

Peter Mallios From Beyond the Last Sky:  Edward Said's Conrad