September 2017-June 2018 Each session of the three-hour seminar will consist of an in-depth reading of a text by Gilles Deleuze (with or without Felix Guattari), sometimes alongside secondary texts by other theorists or philosophers.
October 2017— January 2018 The decisive role that Fanon attributes to material violence in the colonial context had an inexorable afterlife in the postcolonial world. According to Fanon, violence functions like a language in the colonial system, such that the colonised who seeks to overthrow the coloniser is only writing back in the coloniser’s own language. The texts and films we will study reflect this intersection of violation and political violence.
27 October , 10 November and 1 December 2017 In this course, participants reflect on academic writing as a genre and acquire a wider range of skills. They learn to use creative writing techniques as forms of artistic research and methodological inspiration.
April – May 2017 Scholars working in computational literary studies make use of computer software that helps them to analyze digital textual data. Software can support the exploration of a much larger amount of data in systematic ways than was possible before. In this course, students will get introduced to the most important current approaches in computational literary studies, ranging from the analysis of style and methods for the verification and attribution of authorship to various forms of ‘distant reading’ and discourse analysis.
The Fryske Akademy organizes its 1st Conference on Frisian Humanities Date: 23 to 26 April 2018 Location: City Theatre “De Harmonie” in Leeuwarden The event is part of ‘Lân fan taal’ (country of languages) of Leeuwarden-Fryslân European Capital of Culture. The conference aims to provide a forum for scientific debate with an international perspective about […]
Wij, de ondertekenende leden van de landelijke Onderzoekschool literatuurwetenschap (OSL/Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies), ondersteunen de opvattingen van de landelijke en interdisciplinaire ‘Rethink’-beweging over academische vrijheid en benadrukken de volgende principes en eisen: