FANTASTIC BODY TRANSFORMATIONS

COOPERATION PROJECT: AKTION ÖSTERREICH-TSCHECHISCHE REPUBLIK

"The Human Figure in (Post-)Modern Fantastic Literature and Art - Bilateral Symposium Salzburg-Brno"
2003-2004

DISSERTATION NETWORK: AKTION ÖSTERREICH-TSCHECHISCHE REPUBLIK

"Literature as Communication"
Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Project leader: Sabine Coelsch-Foisner 
Project partner: Milada Franková

The thematic PhD network between the two cooperating partners (the universities of Salzburg and Brno) entitled "Literature as Communication" should set in motion a thorough scholarly exchange between 10 PhD students. We plan two 10-day workshops per year, where communicative strategies, narrative techniques and literary processes of transformation are analysed systematically. The study of narrative and communicative strategies in fiction is an integral part in the interdisciplinary research between the humanities, the social sciences and the life sciences, since fiction, and primarily, but not exclusively, fantastic literature and science fiction has established itself as a mediator of technological achievements and the changes of living conditions and life expectations ensuing from them. 

Participants and the topics of their dissertations: 
Klára Bicanová (Brno): "Wit and Esprit: English and French Theories of Poetic Creation between 1650 and 1720" 
Zuzana Fonioková (Brno): "The Role of the Reader in the Narrative" 
Sarah Herbe (Salzburg): "Genetic Engineering in British Science Fiction" 
Tomas Kacer (Brno): "Scientific Theme in Drama" 
Markus Niederwimmer (Salzburg): "Parody as Communication" 
Martina Nosková (Brno): "Arab-American and Anglo-Arab Writers" 
Markus Oppolzer (Salzburg): "Adolescence and Gothic Fiction" 
Elisabeth Schober (Salzburg): "A Diachronic Study of Romance and Its Relation to the Fantastic" 
Benjamin Wright (Salzburg): "Communication in Disaster Science Fiction" 
Darina Zíbová (Brno): "Living the Dreams in the Age of Reason: Towards the Reflections of the Western Culture in the Contemporary Fantasy Literature for Children" 

  • News
    On Monday, 25. January 2021 at 6:00 pm, the online event "Infected Democracy" will take place as part of the course "Change- News in the Context of Politics, Economics and Technology“ under the leadership of Josef Trappel and Stefan Gadringer.
    With the PLUS Talk, a new form of communication was introduced to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg in 2020. Within the framework of this format members of the rectorate discuss certain key issues with employees of the PLUS, students and public representatives. The discussions take place LIVE and offer participants the opportunity to ask questions on current topics.
    On Wednesday 17th March 2021 PLUS is holding a virtual open day and warmly invites all interested pupils and final year classes offenen. Further information can be found under www.uni-salzburg.at/openday.
    After talks with the ministry and intensive consultation with the deans, the rectorate of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg has decided that exams should generally only be conducted online at the moment. The following points apply here:
    There are numerous challenges in everyday elementary education, not only in Corona times. The art lies in dealing constructively with challenging situations. The fourth day of elementary education in Salzburg on 22nd January 2021, which will take place in digital form due to the pandemic-related measures, is dedicated to the topic of "Dealing with challenges in a solution-oriented way - competently and safely".
    Dialogue and Liberation in a Digital Future - Place and time: Paris Lodron University Salzburg; 14-16 October 2021 - Contact: markus.maier@stud.sbg.ac.at
    INTERDISCIPLINARY CONGRESS under the leadership of Reinhard Heinisch, Reinhard Klaushofer, Christoph Kühberger and Margit Reiter
    As part of the series „MUSIC & MEDICINE“ the cooperation focus group science and art is organising another online lecture on the 27th January 2021.
    10 am /Online-Matinee with lecture and discussion „Artes“ series with Robert Brennan and Wolf-Dietrich Löhr.
    As part of the series „MUSIC & MEDICINE“ the cooperation focus group science and culture is organising another online lecture on the 3rd February 2021.
    The Law Academy at the University of Salzburg is offering three online seminars in January 2021 on the topics of an update to competition law (antitrust law and UWG) on Friday, 15 January 2021, an update to company law on Friday, 22 January 2021 and an update to warranty law on Friday, 29th January 2021.
    We would like to remind you of the Call for Lectures, which is still open until 28th February. Apply to be a lecturer at the ditact_women‘s IT summer studies, which will take place from the 23rd August.- 04th September 2021 at the University of Salzburg. It is very important to us to also support young female lecturers. E
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 20.01.21 Das doing menstruation in der Gesellschaft der Nachhaltigkeit
    20.01.21 Wie wirkt Musik?
    21.01.21 Friderike ›Zweig‹ und weibliche Intellektualität im frühen 20. Jahrhundert
    22.01.21 Friderike ›Zweig‹ und weibliche Intellektualität im frühen 20. Jahrhundert
    22.01.21 Update GmbH-Recht
  • Alumni Club
  • PRESS
  • University of Salzburg's facebook site University of Salzburg's twitter site University of Salzburg's instagram site University of Salzburg's flickr site University of Salzburg's vimeo site