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Workshop: Inherited objects in literature

Everyone is welcome.

2018.02.23 | Johanne Vejrup Nielsen

Date Thu 01 Mar
Time 10:00 19:00
Location Kasernen, Langelandsgade 139, 8000 Aarhus C. Building 1586, Room 114.


10.00:    Welcome and round of introductions

10.15:    Stefan Willer (HU Berlin/ZfL): "The Value of Inherited Objects in Balzac's Le Cousin Pons"

11.15:    Coffee break

11.30:    Jakob Gaardbo Nielsen (AU): “Banking houses and household gods: Inherited jewelry between

               financial and generational forms in Margaret Oliphant’s Hester, A Story of Contemporary Life


12.30:    Lunch

13.30:    Julie Kjær Markussen (AU): “Inaliable Wealth in Forster’s Howards End”

14:30:    Coffee break

14.45:    Ulrike Vedder (HU Berlin): "'Ur-Ur-Ur-...' Inherited objects in Thomas Mann's 'Der Zauberberg'"

15.45:    Coffee break

16.00:    Panel discussion


19.00:    Dinner in town


The Workshop is organized by the research project “Unearned Wealth – A Literary History of Inheritance” funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark.