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Narratives in Motion. The art of dancing stories in Antiquity and beyond - 22-23/06/2018, Wien (Austria)




FECHA/DATE/DATA: 22-23/06/2018


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein (Bibliothek), Universität Wien (Wien, Austria)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Laura Gianvittorio (Universität Wien)





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Friday, 22nd June 2018


13:30-14 Laura GIANVITTORIO

              Welcome and introduction


Session I. Dance as a narrative medium         Chair: Herbert BANNERT


14-14:45 Karin SCHLAPBACH - Université de Fribourg, Philologie Classique

              Making sense in dance


14:45-15:30 Julia BÜHRLE - University of Oxford, Faculty of English

                  Generic transformations: Dancing Shakespeare from the 18th century to the present


15:30-16 [Coffee break]


Session II. Ancient Pantomime and Its Legacy          Chair: Georg DANEK


16-16:45 Marie-Hélène GARELLI - Université Toulouse II,

              Langues et littératures anciennes The emotional, cultural and social role of narrative dancing in the representation of Graeco-Roman pantomime


16:45-17:30 Ruth WEBB - Université Lille 3, Département langues et cultures antiques

                 Narrative, action, and the rôle of the audience in ancient pantomime


17:30-18:15 Karin FENBÖCK - Universität Salzburg, FB Kunst-, Musik- und Tanzwissenschaft

                  Gesture as a means for portraying characters in Viennese mideighteenth century ballet


18:15-18:45 [Wine and drinks]


18:45-19:30 Emily MAY - alumna of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance / Emily May Dance Theatre, introduced by Alfred DUNSHIRN

                  Performance: Deluge


20 [Dinner]


Saturday, 23rd June 2018


Session III. Interplay of content and form      Chair: Danuta SHANZER


9:30-10:15 Anastasia-Erasmia PEPONI - University of Stanford, Department of Classics

                 Narratives of Desire and the Missing Pas De Deux


10:15-11 Sophie M. BOCKSBERGER - University of Oxford, Department of Classics

              Pure dance and narrative dance in Xenophon’s Symposium


11-11:30 [Coffee break]


11:30-12:15 Yana ZARIFI-SISTOVARI - Thiasos Theatre Company / APGRD University of Oxford

                  Synergies – a cross-cultural approach


12:15-13:45 [Lunch buffet]


Session IV. On stage Chair: Kurt SMOLAK


13:45-14:30 Nicole HAITZINGER - Universität Salzburg, FB Kunst-, Musik- und Tanzwissenschaft

                  Imagining the Suppliants: stage directions and choral formations


14:30-15:15 Elisa GANSER - Universität Zürich, Asien-Orient-Institut

                  Incomplete mimesis, or when Indian dance started to narrate stories


15:15-16 Prarthana PURKAYASTHA - Royal Holloway University of London, Centre for Asian Theatre and Dance Nation,

Woman and Narrative in the Dance-Dramas of Rabindranath Tagore


16-16:30 [Coffee break]


16:30-17:15 Shelby L. GILLIAM - Gardzienice Centre for Theatre Practices, introduced by Yana ZARIFI-SISTOVARI

Performance: Essay in Maenadic Dance — embodying iconography


17:15 Final remarks

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