Words to Works 2016

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 Words to Works
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Zagreb
May 6 – 7, 2016


Friday, May 6

08:00 - 09:00Registration
09:30 - 10:30Prof. Stipe Grgas - Does Literature Still Speak to Us?
10:45 - 11:45Julia Schwob (University of Wien) - The Development of Cross-cultural Relationships in Australian Literature after 1950
Filip Medar (University of Zagreb) - That's not a Knife! Building the Image of the Australian Man in Selected 19th and 20th Century Short Stories
Maša Huzjak (University of Zagreb) - Texts from Mallory Ortberg: Subverting the Literary Canon through Humour, Rewrites and Text Messages
12:00 - 12:40Ana Popović and Marko Vrančić (University of Zagreb) - Discourse Analysis of the Media Reports on Edward Snowden's Disclosures
Filib Klubička (University of Zagreb) - Hashtags as Discourse Markers in Digital Communication
12:40 - 14:15Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15Ivana Verveger (University of Zagreb) - Free Will in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange
Anamarija Tkalec (University of Zagreb) - The Slavery in Parable of the Sower
Ena Hustnjak (University of Zagreb) - The Notion of Race in Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
15:30 - 16:30Andrea Kovačević and Branimir Križanec (University of Osijek) - The Effect of Video Games on Foreign Language Vocabulary Acquisition
Cassy Prskalo (University of Osijek) - Learners' Motivation at the University Level
Vesna Tunjić (University of Osijek) - Croatian EFL Learners and the Use of Prepositions
16:45 - 17:45Gracija Horak (University of Zagreb) - Nightmares are Dreams too: The Notion of the American Dream in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Smiljana Rakonjac and Anja Stoilković(University of Novi Sad) - A Deterioration in the Values of the Original American Dream
Karlo Krznarić (University of Zagreb) - Who Finances the North Pole? Growing up in William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience
17:45 - 18:00Closing Session

Saturday, May 7

08:00 - 09:00Registration
09:30 - 10:30Prof. Milena Žic Fuchs - The Humanities in New Contexts of Research
10:45 - 11:45Lovro Furjanić (University of Zagreb) - The Economic Singularity in Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis
Adna Oković (University of Sarajevo) - A Bakhtinian Reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
Manuela Neuwirth (University of Graz) - The Good Death: An Author-Oriented Approach to Writing Suicide in Hemingway's Short Fiction
12:00 - 13:00Tino Jakšić and Jurica Korade (University of Zagreb) - Cognitive Motivation Behind the Use of the Definite Article and Toponyms
Tena Jurišić (University of Zagreb) - Phrasemes with Numerical Component(s) in English and Croatian: Mutual Concepts
Ivica Jeđud (University of Zagreb) - Let's Talk about the Birds and the Bees: Euphemisms Associated with Sexual Behavior in the English Language
13:00 - 14:15Lunch Break
14:15 - 14:55Petra Pugar (University of Zagreb) - A Marvellous (Hi)story: An Analysis of Guy Gavriel Kay's Tigana
Nikolina Prskalo (University of Sarajevo) - Kurt Cobain: The Byronic Hero of the Grunge
15:10 - 15:50Petar Miočević (University of Zagreb) - Totalitarianism in Interwar Europe and the Alternate World of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four
Barbara Mravunac (University of Zagreb) - Defining Social Science Fiction on Caves of Steel
16:05 - 17:05Aleksandra Krstić (University of Novi Sad) - The Role of a Linguist in the Analysis of the Language Production in the Disordered Brain
Juraj Bezuh (University of Zagreb) - Heidelberg, Geneva and Paris: A Comparison of Note-taking Methods for Consecutive Interpreting
Anamarija Miličević (University of Zagreb) - Language and Translation of No Country for Old Men
17:05 - 17:20Closing Session


More photos: Day 1, Day 2

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