Anglophonia 2018

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International Student Conference in English Studies

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Zagreb
May 3 – 5, 2018

Thursday, May 3

8:30 – 9:30REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
9:30 – 10:00OPENING CEREMONYCONFERENCE HALL
10:00 – 10:40Manuela Neuwirth (University of Graz)
Magnanimality: Aristocratic Animals and the Great Chain of Being from Naturalism to Postmodernism
CONFERENCE HALL
Ema Sandalić (University of Zagreb)
Language and Visuality in The Turn of the Screw
10:50 – 11:30Željka Boduljak, Ivica Jeđud (University of Zagreb)
Violation of Grice's Maxims of Cooperative Principle as the Basis of Humor: The Case of Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay in the American Sitcom Friends
CONFERENCE HALL
Lucija Žinić (University of Zadar)
Bedroom Lights and Bedroom Slippers - Does Lexical Relatedness Have a Stronger Influence on Noun-noun Compounds than Underlying Relationships?
11:30 – 12:40LUNCH BREAK
12:40 – 13:40KEYNOTE
Dr. Ellen Elias-Bursać (Fulbright Guest Professor at the University of Zagreb & Vice President of the American Literary Translators Association)
The Translator/Interpreter as a Negotiator of Meaning
CONFERENCE HALL
13:50 – 14:50Flavia Schneider (University of Zurich)
A Country with an Attitude: English in Switzerland
CONFERENCE HALL
Andrej Labudić (University of Osijek)
Linguistic Landscape in Tvrđa, Osijek
Anda-Illeana Duta (University of Bucharest)
Anglicisms and Vocabulary Dynamics in Romanian Online Communication
15:00 – 16:00Adela Mirolevska (University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”)
A Man’s no Horse: Reason, Language, and the Thing Which Is Not in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels
CONFERENCE HALL
Nikolina Tomić, Milica Stanković (University of Belgrade)
The Concept of Time in Don DeLillo’s Point Omega
Teodora-Cristina Vela (West University of Timisoara)
Violence and Religion in Nick Cave and Flannery O’Connor

Friday, May 4

9:30 – 10:00REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
10:00 – 10:40Nikolla Elgoni (University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”)
Exploring the Communist Past of Albania through American Drama on Stage
CONFERENCE HALL
Petar Miočević (University of Zagreb)
Nah, there was definitely an ostrich involved, sir. Bridging the No-Man’s Land Between Histories of the Great War
10:50 – 12:20PANEL DISCUSSION
Prof. Tvrtko Jakovina, Asst. Prof. Brian Willems, Asst. Prof. Tihana Klepač, Asst. Prof. Sven Cvek
An American Utopia?
CONFERENCE HALL
12:20 – 13:30LUNCH BREAK
13:30 – 14:10Giulia Cirillo (Jagellonian University in Krakow)
The Realm of Reason Recovered: Translating Mental Concepts in the Treatises of British Empiricists
CONFERENCE HALL
Daniela Unger (University of Vienna)
Dominant Gender Discourses and Boys‘ Interest in Foreign Language Learning
14:20 – 15:20Justyna Kielkowicz (Jagellonian University in Krakow)
J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace, Philip Roth’s The Dying Animal and the Use of Campus Novel
CONFERENCE HALL
Ádám Boldizsár Molnár (Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest)
The Heraclean Detective: Sherlock Holmes and the Changing Anxieties of Society
Ena Raonić (University of Zagreb)
Creating Heterotopia out of Place: 18th and 19th Century Australia
15:30 – 16:10Loren Leong (University of Vienna)
Subversive Femininity and Misandry in David Fincher's Films
CONFERENCE HALL
Joanna Mrowiec (Jagellonian University in Krakow)
Can Zadie Smith’s White Teeth Be Read as a Multicultural Feminist Manifesto?
16:20 – 17:05TEFL WORKSHOP Borka Lekaj-Lubina, PhD (Profil-Klett)
Hands-on with Special Ed Learners of English
LECTURE ROOM A122
20:00 – 23:00CONFERENCE SOCIALIQ BAR
Ulica Lavoslava Ružičke 66, Zagreb
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Saturday, May 5

9:30 – 10:00REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
10:00 – 11:00Assembly of English Students' Associations in Croatia *LECTURE HALL D1
11:10 – 12:10Andrea Jović (University of Split)
Black Panther as Afrofuturism's Status Quo
LECTURE HALL D1
Jožef Kolarič (University of Maribor)
Literary Intertextuality in Rap Lyrics
Luca Garai (Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest)
Racism in the American Education System
12:10 – 13:10LUNCH BREAK
13:10 – 14:10KEYNOTE
Asst. Prof. Brian Willems (University of Split)
Speculative Labor: Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti Trilogy
LECTURE HALL D1
14:20 – 15:20Petra Sršić (University of Osijek)
Master Has Given a Sock: The Construction of Society and Marginalized Groups in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series
LECTURE HALL D1
Saška Petrović (University of Osijek)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep: The Philosophy of Being Human
Valentina Markasović (University of Osijek)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and The Book of Lost Things: Escape into Fantasy as a Way of Dealing with War
15:30 – 16:30Dorota Jagódzka (Palacký University in Olomouc)
Syntax of Complex Nominal Phrases in English and Slavic Languages
LECTURE HALL D1
Matjaž Zgonc (University of Ljubljana)
English Prepositions: A Non-specific Contrastive Perspective
Petra Charvátová (Palacký University in Olomouc)
Does Number Agree? Structure of Number of NPL Phrases with Respect to Agreement
16:30 – 17:00CLOSING CEREMONYLECTURE HALL D1

* English Student Club X.a. hosted a formal session with representatives of other English students’ associations from Croatia – Glotta from the University of Osijek and iTHEom from the University of Split. The session was a chance for each association to present its past and current projects, as well as plans for the future, including more extensive cooperation between the three associations.

 

 

More photos can be found here.

Download the Book of Abstracts here.

Download the Conference Proceedings here. (TBA)

Anglophonia logo designed by Jelena Mandić.