Programme

Day 1, January the 17th 2012:

Maskeradezaal

9:30-10:00 Registration, coffee

 

Aula

10:00-10:05 Wiljan van den Akker, Dean (Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University, Netherlands) Opening
10:05-10:15 Marijke Meijer Drees (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Introduction
10:15-11:00 Giselinde Kuipers (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Keynote lecture: Satire and dignity

 

Session 1:

Aula (Intermediality)

Kanunnikenzaal (Target)

11:15-11:20 Chair: Frans Grijzenhout Introduction Chair: Nico Landman Introduction
11:20-11:40 Kathryn Desplanque (Duke University, USA) Paul Sandby’s A New Dunciad against William Hogarth Cynthia Miller (Emerson College, USA) Capitalist Satire on the Czech Frontier: Adapting the American West in Lemonade Joe (1964)
11:40-12:00 Jo Poppleton (University of East Anglia, UK) A bull is a ludicrous jest: the fake legacy of Arbuthnot’s John Bull pamphlets  Fouad Laroui (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Voltaire, satire, islam: a triple misunderstanding
12:00-12:20 Ivo Nieuwenhuis (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Enlightenment subverted: Pieter van Woensel’s Lantaarn as an example of the parasitic dimension of satire Alana Gillespie (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Post-war planning, games and dancing: Satire from a neutral island
12:20-12:45 Discussion   Discussion  

 

Maskeradezaal

12:45-13:45 Lunch break

 

Session 2:

Aula (Space)

Kanunnikenzaal (Target)

13:45-13:50 Chair: Sonja de Leeuw Introduction Chair: Yolanda Rodríguez Pérez Introduction
13:50-14:10 Luca Barra (University of Milan, Italy) The (Im)Possible Adaptation: Satirical Elements in the Italian Dubbing of US TV Sitcoms Terrence Lindvall (Virginia Wesleyan College, USA) “Targeting that Son of a Bishop: Religious Satire, Ecclesiastical Figures, and the Prophetic Call to Sanctify”
14:10-14:30 Will Noonan (University of Burgundy, France) The “Danish cartoons” controversy in French and English: transnational and transdisciplinary perspectives. Reijo Virtanen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) Satire on religion – blasphemy, criticism, or noteworthy proposal for improvement
14:30-14:50 Hakki Gürkaş (Kennesaw State University, USA) Contesting Official Islam through Satire Roberto Sirvent (Hope International University, USA) Why the Church Needs Satire: The Onion’s Niebuhrian Attack on Religious Dogma
14:50-15:15 Discussion   Discussion  

 

Maskeradezaal

15:15-15:45 Coffee/tea break

 

Aula

15:45-16:30 Ilan Danjoux (University of Calgary, Canada) Keynote lecture:A Satirical Assessment of the Arab Spring

 

Session 3:

Aula (Time)

Kanunnikenzaal (Target)

16:30-16:35 Chair: Ivo Nieuwenhuis Introduction Chair: Laura Basu Introduction
16:35-16:55 Ahmed Chaib (Ibn Zohr University, Morocco) The Carnival of Imaacharn; a Mixture of Interculturality and Transculturality Lotte Jensen (University of Nijmegen, Netherlands) Napoleon and Sarkozy; or, the cyclical character of satire
16:55-17:15 Omar Adam Sayfo (University of Debrecen, Hungary) Arab Sitcom Animations as Tools of Social and Political Criticism  Magdalena Mateja (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland) President Lech Kaczynski as a target of satire. Socio-cultural norms towards taboo of death
17:15-17:35 Alex Trott (University of London, UK) Hydropathe Caricature: Humour, satire and the denial of political cause in Parisian bohemian art Abdelghani El Khairat (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Makhzen Contested: Political Satire in Contemporary Morocco
17:35-18:00 Discussion   Discussion  

 

Senaatszaal

18:30-21:30 Dinner (only for speakers)

 

Day 2, January the 18th 2012:

Maskeradezaal

9:00-9:30 Entrance, coffee

 

Aula

9:30-10:15 David Bindman (University College London, United Kingdom) Keynote lecture:Migrating Frogs: the mutability of national stereotypes in visual satire

 

Session 1:

Belle van Zuylen (Intermediality)

Kanunnikenzaal (Rhetorics)

10:30-10:35 Chair: Christiaan Lange Introduction Chair: Feike Dietz Introduction
10:35-10:55 Yolanda Rodríguez Pérez (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Over the power of Money and the King’s of Spain son-in- law:  Spanish Golden Age satire models in 21st century internet satire Frans Grijzenhout (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Looking backward

10:55-11:15 Mohammed Mifdal (Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco) Cultural Flow: The Intermedial Satire in Moroccan and Tunisian Rap-Music Videos Janna Schoenberger (Amsterdam University College, Netherlands) Ludic Conceptualism: Bas Jan Ader, a Dutchman Playing Abroad
11:15-11:35 So Hyung Kim (University of Sussex, UK) Online Political Satire: Placing Politics in Affect and Entertainment  Joost Pollmann (Comedium & Stichting Beeldverhaal Nederland, Netherlands) The globalization of insult
11:35-12:00 Discussion   Discussion  

 

Maskeradezaal

12:00-13:00 Lunch break

 

Session 2:

Belle van Zuylen (Intermediality)

Kanunnikenzaal (Target)

13:00-13:05 Chair: Marijke Meijer Drees Introduction Chair: Els Stronks Introduction
13:05-13:25 Kiene Brillenburg-Wurth (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Puppets, Televisual Satire, and the Uncanny: Absolutely Fabulous Peter Altena (Netherlands) The wisdom of man and ape in Dutch and German literature.
13:25-13:45 Laura Basu (Utrecht University, Netherlands) British Satire in the Thick of It Lioba Maria Foit & Arnim Alex Seelig (University of Paderborn, Germany / McGill University, Canada) Let Me Entertain You’: Satire Satirizing Itself
13:45-14:05 Carolyn Birdsall (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Beyond Caricature: Carnival Humour and Satire in Interwar Germany  Parvindokht Mashoor (Islamic Azad University in Neyshabur, Iran) Obaid-e Zakani, one of the most famous Persian satirist And his masterpiece, Mouse and Cat
14:05-14:30 Discussion   Discussion  

 

Maskeradezaal

14:30-15:00 Coffee/tea break

 

Aula

15:00-15:45 Jeffrey Jones (Old Dominion University, United States of America) Keynote lecture:Television Satire and the Liberal Ironist: Where We’ve Been and Where We Are Going
15:45-16:00 Sonja de Leeuw  (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Closing remarks

 

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