Programme

Friday, October 27

9:00-10:00 Registration
10.00-10.30 Welcome addresses
10:30-11:30 Keynote 1 room Shakespeare
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-14:00 Panels part 1
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00 Keynote 2 room Kisch / Keynote 3 room Shakespeare
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:30 Panels part 2
19:30 Restaurant Dinner

Saturday, October 28

9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-12:00 Panels part 3
12:00-13:00 Brunch
13:00-14:30 Panels part 4
14:45 Walking tour of historic Cluj-Napoca, guided by University History professor Radu Ardevan. Meeting point: 31 Horea Street, in front of the Faculty of Letters building

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Dame Marina WARNER
Birkbeck College, University of London
All Souls College, University of Oxford
Speaking Right: Codes, Creoles, and Border Crossings

Adina DRAGOMIRESCU
University of Bucharest (Faculty of Letters)
Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti Institute of Linguistics
Language Contact and the Syntax of Old Romanian

Codrin Liviu CUȚITARU
I. Cuza University of Iaşi
Who’s Who? Secret (Constructions of) Identities in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Cask of Amontillado’

 

Panel S1
GENDERED IDENTITIES IN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURES

Friday, October 27, 12:00-14:00, room 39
Convenor: Adriana NEAGU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Anamarija ŠPORČIČ, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Transcending Gender in Contemporary Science Fiction

Cristina DIAMANT, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Singing the Body Electric: A Materialist Feminist Perspective on Posthuman Sensuality

Dragoș Cristian ZETU, Al. I. Cuza University, Iași, Romania
Looks and/or Brains? – Women in James Bond movies

Adriana NEAGU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Empowered Women –The Last Man: Global Cinema and Gendered Apocalypticism

Friday, October 27, 16:30-18:30, room 39
Convenor: Michaela MUDURE, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Claudia NOVOSIVSCHEI, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Grandmother’s Country and Grandfather’s Country

Mónika KÓSA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Herself, Himself: Constructions of Selfhood in Alice Munro’s Selected Stories

Camelia TEGLAȘ, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Empowering Identity through Writing

Michaela MUDURE, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Ivy Litvinov: Identity and Writing

Saturday, October 28, 10:00-12:00, room 39
Convenor: Elena PINYAEVA, Financial University, Moscow, Russia

Nóra MÁTHÉ, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
“On the Morning after the Sixties” – The Essay and Joan Didion’s Experience as a Woman Writer in the California of the 1960’s

Mihaela-Liliana VASILE (EPIFAN), “Ovidius” University, Constanța, Romania
Portrayal of Native American Women’s Identity in Linda Hogan’s Memoir

Marian SUCIU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Chan, a model of Korean American manhood in Marie Lee’s novel, Necessary Roughness

Elena PINYAEVA, Financial University, Moscow, Russia
Gendered Identities, Liminal Spaces and Queer Love Triangles in J. Winterson’s fictions

Saturday, October 28, 13:00-14:30, room 39
Convenor: Amelia PRECUP, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Georgeta Loredana VOICILĂ, National Museum of Romanian Literature, Bucharest, Romania
Robe and Gendered Identities in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A Biography. Causality, Contradiction, Ambiguity

Laura-Corina ROȘCA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
The Poetics of Space in the Logic of Artistic Representation. Case Study: Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud

Amelia PRECUP, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Pleas for Respectability: Eighteenth-century Women Writers Theorizing on the Novel

 

Panel S2
OTHERNESS AND IDENTITY IN VICTORIAN AND NEO-VICTORIAN LITERATURE

Saturday, October 28, 10:00-12:00, room 303
Convenors:
Adrian RADU, Babeș -Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Octavian MORE, Babeș -Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Simona Catrinel AVARVAREI, Ion Ionescu de la Brad University, Iași, Romania
A ‘Countertenor’ Reading Perspective of Property Rights in the Victorian Literary World

Elisabetta MARINO, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Gender Roles and the Sexual Double Standard in “A Superfluous Woman” (1894), by Emma Frances Brooke

Octavian-Paul MORE, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Victorian Valour, Victorian Value: Recontextualising Tennyson’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade”

Adrian RADU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
G.M. Hopkins’s Poetry of Revelation

Saturday, October 28, 13:00-14:30, room 303
Convenors:
Adrian RADU, Babeș -Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Octavian MORE, Babeș -Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Raluca-Daniela RĂDUȚ, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Norwegian Experimental Literature: Jan Erik Vold and the Concept of Concretism

May SRAYISAH, University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania
The Importance of Charles Dickens in the Victorian Age

Alina Daniela SUCIU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
The Self and the Other in Emily Gerard’s “The Extermination of Love”

 

Panel S3
THE SYNTAX-SEMANTICS-PRAGMATICS INTERFACE

Friday, October 27, 12:00-14:00, room Kisch
Convenor: Alina PREDA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Elena LĂCĂTUȘ, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Romanian Aspectual Verbs: Control or Raising?

Maria POPONEȚ, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
On the aspectual properties of inchoative verbs that are optionally marked with reflexive morphology

Alexandru NICOLAE, “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” Institute of Linguistics/University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
The Romanian non-finite modal configurations. Arguments for a uniform syntactic analysis

Friday, October 27, 16:30-18:30, room Kisch
Convenor: Alexandru NICOLAE, “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” Institute of Linguistics/University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Ruxandra DRĂGAN, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
On the Acquisition of Prepositions in Child Romanian

Laura Carmen CUȚITARU, Al. I. Cuza University, Iași, Romania
Why Neo-Whorfian developments do not work

Alina PREDA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
The Semantics-Pragmatics Interface of Miscommunication in the Case of the Terms ‘Atheism’ and ‘Atheist’

Saturday, October 28, 10:00-12:00, room Kisch
Convenor: Imola-Ágnes FARKAS, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Ioana STOICESCU, Maria Aurelia COTFAS, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Accessibility levels in the interpretation of subject pronominals in subjunctive complements

Diana ANITESCU, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
On the Theory of Nominalization

Adriana TODEA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Marginal Effects of Romanian DOM Triggers

Saturday, October 28, 13:00-14:30, room Kisch
Convenor: Adriana TODEA, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Zsuzsa MÁTHÉ, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Pragmatics and the Cognitive Metaphor

Borbála NEMES, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
On the lack of plural marking in Hungarian numeral+noun constructions

Imola-Ágnes FARKAS, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
On the Hungarian pseudo-object egyet ‘one.ACC’

 

Panel S4
INTERNET LINGUISTICS

Friday, October 27, 12:00-14:00, room 303
Convenor: Diana COTRĂU, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Rodica ANGHEL, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Washington Square – H. James – the book and the movie– from convergence to portability

Alexandra COTOC, Diana COTRĂU, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Glocalisation in the New Media: Humour in interpersonal communication taxing extreme local forecast alerts against the global import

Nizar SOUIDI, University of Monastir, Tunisia
Analytic “Innovation” in Pursuit of Religious (New) Media Discourse

Dagmara GAŁAJDA, University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
Gamification – a way of creating classroom identity?

Paweł ZAKRAJEWSKI, University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
University President’s Welcome Address as an Online Promotional Genre

 

Panel S5
LANGUAGE CONTACT PHENOMENA

 Friday, October 27, 16:30-18:30, room 303|
Convenor: Alina OLTEAN-CÎMPEAN, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Camelia ŞTEFAN, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Linguistic Innovations in the Swedish Reformation Bible Translations

Éva FORINTOS, Ferenc ANDRÁS, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary
Expressing Third Space Identity

Oana PAPUC, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Discontinuities in Academic Discourse. Connecting Young Multilingual Speakers across Boundaries

Alina OLTEAN-CÎMPEAN, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Views on Language Ideologies – The Case of Young Adults in Romania

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