The Making of Humanities VI | Oxford

MOH VI final conference booklet

International Board: Rens Bod, Christopher Celenza, Hent de Vries, Julia Kursell, Fenrong
Liu, Jaap Maat, Helen Small, Thijs Weststeijn
Local Organizing Committee: Helen Small, Hampus Östh Gustafsson, Laura Miller

The Society for the History of the Humanities

29th September 2017, Brittain Williams Room

Invisible Battles: The Political Stakes of Literary Theory in Eastern Europe

Chair: Julia Kursell (University of Amsterdam)

• Darin Tenev (University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski”), Language Models and the Study of
Literature (Bulgarian Guillaumist School vs. Roland Barthes and the Saussurean Legacy)
• Kamelia Spassova (University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski”), Transforming the Concept of
Mimesis: Yuri Lotman and Todor Pavlov
• Enyo Stoyanov (University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski”), Lines of Dissention: The Political
Dimensions of Bakhtin’s Early Reception
• Maria Kalinova (University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski”), Ideology Behind Our Back:
Ideologeme and Aesthetic Event
• Miglena Nikolchina (University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski”), Literary Theory in Action: the
Case of Metamorphosis