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Conference Programme

Thursday 19 May

9.00-9.45: Arrival and registration

9.45-10.45: Keynote: Claire Squires: The Digital Publishing Communications Circuit, or Publishing Short-Circuited?

Chair: Sarah Mygind

11.00-12.30: Panel 1 – New theoretical paradigms

Chair: Sara Tanderup

  • Florian Cramer: Post-Digital Literary Studies
  • Christian Ulrik Andersen and Søren Pold: A Literary Theory of the Interface
  • Ann Steiner: Exploring ”the Between” – Paper, Pixels and Negotiating Literature

12.30-14.00: Lunch

14.00-15.30: Panel 2 – Changing reading patterns

Chair: Søren Pold

  • Stig Hjarvard: Looking for Inspiration Online: Literary taste and Online Behavior and Preferences
  • Anne-Mette Albrechtslund: ”I Like Amazon, but...”: The Complexities of a Digitized Reading Culture
  • Birgitte Stougaard and Iben Have: Digital Audiobooks: Changing Target Groups, Situations, Places and Experiences for Reading

15.45-16.45: Keynote: Michael Bhaskar: The Master Filter: Publishers as Curators from Print to Digital

Chair: Tore Rye Andersen

17.00-18.45: Reception incl. light dinner

18.45-19.45: Panel 3 – Artistic practice in a new media landscape

Chair: Sarah Mygind

  • Kong Orange (on Shanghai 1927)
  • Books & Magic (on The Little Mermaid)
  • Merete Pryds Helle (on the apps Wuwu & Co. and Du ser kun dig selv) (cancelled)

Friday 20 May

9.15-10.15: Keynote: Ted Striphas: Keywords in Literary Publishing: Reflections on the Late Age of Print

Chair: Søren Pold

10.30-12.00: Panel 4 – Writing, publishing and editing between paper and pixels

Chair: Tore Rye Andersen

  • Leah Tether: Medieval Literature Between Parchment and Pixels
  • Sara Tanderup: Between Participation and Promotion: Changing Reader-Text Dynamics in/around Contemporary Printed Novels
  • Toke Riis Ebbesen: Tracing Non-Synchronicities in Ebook Design

12.00-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.30: Panel 5 – The market for children’s literature between paper and pixels

Chair: Nina Christensen

  • Sara Kärrholm: The E-book Market for Children in Sweden: Possibilities and Concerns
  • Lucy Ry-Kottoh: The Status of Printed Books and Electronic Books among Young Readers in Ghana

14.45-16.15: Panel 6 – Innovative publishing

Chair: Birgitte Stougaard

  • Louisa Preston: Innovating Publishing Activity at the Edges of ’Publishing’
  • Søren Pold and Christian Ulrik Andersen: Interface Industry and Reading
  • Alexandra Borg: New Routes to Publishing: Self-publishing in the 21st Century

16.30-17.30: Keynote: Angus Phillips: What now for the book?

Chair: Sarah Mygind

18.30: Conference dinner at Det Glade Vanvid. Please arrive on time! 

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