Parallel lectures

There will be 13 parallel lectures at ESSE 2024. They are listed here in alphabetical order. Abstracts can be found in the PDF below.

  • Charles Ivan Armstrong (University of Agder, Norway): The wanderings of the modern myths: Examplarity, adaptation, and spatiality
  • Roman Bartosch (University of Cologne, Germany): Future Imperfect: The end of the world and the teaching of English?
  • Ingo Berensmeyer (LMU Munich, Germany): How literature makes authors: Towards a history of writers as characters in modern fiction
  • Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre (Universidad de Murcia, Spain): The third-wave approach in historical sociolinguistic research: Evidence from late fifteenth-century English correspondence
  • Roberto del Valle Alcalá (Södertörn University, Sweden): From utopia to hegemony: English social fiction and the political imagination
  • Julia Hoydis (University of Klagenfurt, Austria): The challenge to imagine just futures: Narration and intergenerationality in contemporary fiction
  • Giovanni Iamartino (University of Milan, Italy): Ideological bias and self-censorship in the history of English dictionary-making
  • Sári B. László (University of Pécs, Hungary): The contemporary economic novel: Hernan Díaz’s Trust
  • Miriam Locher (University of Basel, Switzerland): Politeness research and its theoretical interface: Insights from fictional data and health communication research
  • Gabriele Rippl (University of Bern, Switzerland): Mediating the Anthropocene: Intermediality and the environmental humanities
  • Johannes Riquet (Tampere University, Finland): Creative and collaborative geographies: Performing the ‘Arctic’
  • Andrea Schalley (Karlstad University, Sweden): From events to concepts: Using experiments to model word meaning
  • Titela Vîlceanu (University of Craiova, Romania): Literary translation studies – Romanian contexts and research directions