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Full Program (Preliminary)

Thursday 8 May

12.00 – 14.00 (Room 21.0.54)

Registration + coffee

13.15 (Room 21.5.54) 

Sofie Volquartz Lebech: Portraits and Repetition. Lecture performance

14.00 (Room 22.0.11)

Welcome and intro to Thursday by conference organizers 

14.15 – 15.00 (Room 22.0.11)

Sarah Posman: Opening lecture: State of the Art in Stein Research – New Perspectives 

15.00 – 15.15 Break

15.15 – 16.45

Panel session 1: Subjectivity and Perception (Room 22.0.11) Chair: Sarah Posman

Elaine Chou: The Performative Phenomenology of Tender Buttons

Ellen McCallum: “I write for myself and strangers”: Kant with Stein

Maude Emerson: Poetics of an Expanded Empiricism: Gertrude Stein and John Ashbery

Sema Bulutsuz: Emergence of the “adjacent possible” in Stein’s Autopoietic Works

Panel session 2: Intermediality: Sound and materiality (Room 23.0.50) Chair: Tania Ørum.

Peter van der Meijden: “When this you see remember me”. Emmet Williams, Arthur Köpcke and Four Saints in Three Acts

Elicia Clements: Making Strange: Stein's Intermedial Defamiliarization

Mairéad Byrne: Stein’s Sound

16.45 – 17.00 Break

17.00 – 18.15 (Room 22.0.11) Moderator: Laura Schultz.

Marjorie Perloff: A Cessation of Resemblances - Stein/Picasso/Duchamp. 

Paper presented by Tania Ørum.

18.15 – 18.30 (Room 22.0.11)

Welcome by the organizers: info about evening program 

18.30 – 19.30 Dinner (free of charge)

20.00 (Room 11C.0.08)

Recycling Gertrude Stein, part 1 (poetry reading) 

Ida Börjel

Niels Frank

Lene Asp

Martin Glaz Serup 

21.00 (Room 16.3.46) Host: Sarah Posman

Samuel Vriezen: Time and Motion in Text and Music

A performance lecture with compositions for text, voices and piano

21.45 (Room 11C.0.08)

Recycling Gertrude Stein, part 2 (poetry reading)

Juliana Spahr

Christian Yde Frostholm

Peter Laugesen

Thursday and Friday all day:

Hans Gallas: A selection of Gertrude Stein memorabilia from the collection of Hans Gallas (Faculty Library)

All days -

Eva Kinch Brøndsted: 'How to Write in Colour'

(Room 21.4.26)

Lars Dahl Pedersen (choreographer): Realised by Someone, dance video.

Dancers: Louise Hyun Dahl and Petra Fors. Photographer: Michael Staal Dinesen

(Room 21.3.26)

Beau Coleman: The Gertrude Stein Project, video presentation.

 (Room 21.3.26)

Friday 9 May

9.00 – 12.00 (Room 21.0.54)

Registration + coffee

9.30 – 10.30 (Room 21.0.54) Moderator: Tania Ørum.

Juliana Spahr: Transition’s Tender Buttons

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.30

Panel session 3: Writing with Stein (Room 27.0.47) Chair: Sarah Posman.

Isabelle Parkinson: The Natural History of Conceptual Poetry. Gertrude Stein’s ‘Natural Phenomena’ and Kim Rosenfield’s re: evolution

Jenny Tunedal and Hanna Hallgren: Being each others dogs or the figure wanders on alone

Solveig Daugaard: Grocery Shopping With Gertrude Stein - About Harryette Mullen's S*PeRM**K*T

Panel session 4: Performing Identity (Room 27.0.49) Chair: Laura Schultz.

Mette Tranholm: Gertrude Stein and Jack Smith. Recognition and Non-Recognition of Star Quality

Ariela Freedman: Stein, Heti and the Avant-Garde Made Easy

Christine Fouirnaies: The Pictorial Performance of Gertrude Stein in Her Autobiographies

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

12.45 – 13.15 (Faculty Library during lunch)

Hans Gallas: Exhibiting Gertrude Stein Around the World: A Collector’s Perspective

13.30 – 14.30 (Room 21.0.54) Moderator: Laura Schultz.

Heiner Goebbels: "Anything which is not a story could be a play" 

Performing non-dramatic texts by Gertrude Stein in music theatre

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee

15.00 – 16.30

Panel session 5: Stein at Play (Room 27.0.47) Chairs: Laura Schultz & Tania Ørum.

Laura Luise Schultz: The Missing Link. Gertrude Stein’s Postdramatic Plays

Emily Setina: Gertrude Stein’s Photoplay

Tania Ørum: Playing Stein in Other Media. The Legacy of Gertrude Stein in Danish Art of the 1960s

Panel session 6: Poetical reception (Room 27.0.49) Chair: Solveig Daugaard.

Elin Käck: Words cleaned. Stein as (American) strategy in the work of William Carlos Williams

Mia You: On Destruction and Splendour: Stein, Picasso, 1938

Georgina Nugent-Folan: Is Gertrude Stein still alive? Samuel Beckett’s reading of Stein’s corpus in the 1937 German letter.

16.30 – 16.45 Break

16. 45 – 18.15

Panel session 7: Valentines to Gertrude Stein (Room 27.0.47) Chair: Tania Ørum.

Franziska Gygax and Jonas Gygax: Performing Gertrude Stein’s Portraying: Reading and Acting “Sitwell Edith Sitwell”

Emily Carr: Someone Says Yes To It. Some Manoeuvres For Serious Whimsy by Gertrude Stein with a little help from her admirer, Dr. Carr

Johan Petri: “Jag är jag för att min lilla hund känner igen mig”: Staging Gertrude Stein for Children

Counting Her Dresses – A play by Gertrude Stein,

Staged by René Kruse and Søren Meisner. Costumes by Freia Cecilie Krogh. Performed by René Kruse and Louise Pøhler.

19.30 Champagne & 'Alice B. Toklas Cookbook' Pop-Up exhibition (extra charges)

Welcome to a glass of the best champagne to cost price at L'Esprit du vin before dinner, - while you enjoy the new visual approach to 'Alice B. Toklas Cookbook' by 10 contemporary Norwegian artists.

L'Esprit du Vin

Snaregade 6 & 8

1205 København K

L'Esprit du vin is neighbour to and two steps away from Marv & Ben where the conference dinner take place.

20.30 Conference dinner (extra charges)

Dinner with Alice Toklas and Gertrude Stein – Conference Dinner hosted by Karen Hagen and Egil Christie based on recipes from Alice B. Toklas’ Cookbook

Marv & Ben

Snaregade 4

1205 København K

Thursday and Friday all day:

Hans Gallas: A selection of Gertrude Stein memorabilia from the collection of Hans Gallas (Faculty Library) 

All days -

Eva Kinch Brøndsted: 'How to Write in Colour'

(Room 21.4. 26)

Lars Dahl Pedersen (choreographer): Realised by Someone, dance video.

Dancers: Louise Hyun Dahl and Petra Fors. Photographer: Michael Staal Dinesen

(Room 21.3.26)

Beau Coleman: The Gertrude Stein Project, video presentation.

 (Room 21.3.26)

Saturday 10 May

9.30 – 10.30 (Room 21.0.54) Moderator: Sarah Posman.

Steven Meyer: Peace I Have Seen: Lucy Church Amiably and the Romance of Thought

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.30

Panel session 8: Composition (Room 27.0.49) Moderator: Sarah Posman.

Sharon Kirsh: “Does he mind forensics if it is edited.” Gertrude Stein’s Grammarian and the Composition of “Forensics”

Chloé Thomas: The Logic in Reading Stein

Pamela L. Caughie: The Modernist Novel in its Contemporaneity. Gertrude Stein’s Literary Theory

Panel session 9: Performing Stein (Room 27.1.49) Chair: Laura Schultz.

Beau Coleman: The Gertrude Stein Project:  Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Leon, Gertrude & Alice

Judd Morrissey: The Question of Being Important Inside In One - a Valentine for Gertrude Stein from Samuel Steward

Cigdem y Mirol: !The Gertrude Stein &/ Bookperformance?

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.00 – 13.30 (Room 21.4.53 during lunch)

Miss Furr and Miss Skeene – a monologue based on Gertrude Stein’s portrait

adapted, staged and performed by René Kruse and Marc Kellaway

13.30 – 14.30 (Room 21.0.54) Moderator: Sarah Posman.

Catharine Stimpson: Gertrude Stein Among the Feminists and the Post-Feminists

14.30 – 14.45 Break

14.45 – 16.15

Panel session 10: Biographical performance (Room 27.0.49) Chair: Mette Tranholm.

Claire Hurley: Re-enacting the Salon Space. Following the Steinian Precedent

Hannah Roche: Rewriting Romance: Gertrude, Alice, and Lesbian (Re)Creationh

Christopher Leslie: SteinFinder. Visualizing Stein's Work and Reception

Panel session 11: Politics and Language (Room 27.1.49) Chair: Solveig Daugaard.

Marie Smart: Conceptualizing the Great War. Duchamp’s Apolinère Enameled, Stein’s “Guillaume Apollinaire”

Mathies Aarhus: The Rejection of Narrative. Language Poetry and Gertrude Stein

Janet Boyd: “Groping” for the “American Way.” Stein Divines the Postcolonial Import of Her Work

16.15 – 16.45 Coffee

16.45 – 17.30 (Room 21.0.54)

Isabelle Alfandary: Gertrude Stein’s legacy – closing remarks

Good bye and thank you from the organizers: Laura & co. – Evening program

17.45- 18.30 (Room 21.0.54)

Ryann Donnelly: Gertrude Stein Recital for Mezzo Soprano, curated by Andrzej Wirth.

From Gertrude Stein to Applied Theatre Studies:

Andrzej Wirth in conversation with Laura Luise Schultz.

19.00 (Room 21.3.56)

Lars Dahl Pedersen: She was one dancing

The two dancers Josephine Pippi Stoffer and Nadia Marilena Roccato rework and interpret, together with actress Sofia Ancher Vea, a duet originally made for two male dancers in choreographer Lars Dahl Pedersen's dance piece Always Now Slowly.

All days –

Eva Kinch Brøndsted: 'How to Write in Colour' 

(Room 21.4. 26)

Lars Dahl Pedersen (choreographer): Realised by Someone, dance video.

Dancers: Louise Hyun Dahl and Petra Fors. Photographer: Michael Staal Dinesen 

(Room 21.3.26)