OSL Seminar 2016-17

The Spatial Turn and Beyond: New Perspectives on Literature and Space

Teaching Period: Sept – Nov 2016, for exact dates, see below Venue: University of Amsterdam, TBA| Open to: PhD Canidates and RMa Students, OSL members will have first access | Organisation: Dr Alberto Godioli (RUG) & Dr Stephan Besser (UvA) |More information | Registration will open July 14, 2016


  1. Introduction: The Spatial Turn in the Humanities (Dr Alberto Godioli, RUG & Dr Stephan Besser, UvA) – Sept 9, 13:30-17:00*
  2. ‘Lived Spaces and Postcolonial Cities’ [title to be confirmed] (Dr Caroline Herbert, Leeds) – Sept 23, 13:30-17:00
  3. Distant Reading & Corpus Analysis: Mapping the English Lake District – a Literary GSI (Prof. Ian Gregory, Lancaster) – Oct 7, 13:30-17:00
  4. Sense of Place and the Place of Mind: Narrative, Space, and Embodiment (Dr Marco Carraciolo, Freiburg) – Oct 28, 13:30-17:00
  5. Mobility, Border Crossing, and Travel Literature (Prof. Henk van der Liet, UvA) – Nov 11, 13:30-17:00
  6. Figures of the Global (Dr Esther Peeren, UvA & Simon Ferdinand, MA, UvA) – Dec 2, 13:30-17:00

* starting times might be subject to change


Bookings are closed for this event.

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