CONFERENCE PROGRAM

CENSORSHIP, POLITICS AND OPPRESSION

 

Place: University of Gdańsk, Department of Languages (Wita Stwosza St. 55, Gdańsk)

Room 3.67 (2nd floor)

 

DAY 1: SATURDAY, 11th March

 

10:30 – 10:50 REGISTRATION (Hall of the Building)

 

10:50 – 11:00 CONFERENCE OPENING

 

 

11:00 – 12:30 SESSION 1, Chair: Marta Maciejewska

 

FIGURES/CHARACTERS:

 

Anna Wiśniewska-Grabarczyk, University of Łódź, Poland: The Figure of an Ideal Censor in the View of Contextual Dependence of Utterances (on the Basis of Bulletins of the Main Office of Control of Press, Publications and Shows 1945–1956)

 

Christopher “Irish Goat” Knodel, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA: Censorship, Politics, and Oppression: Jan Tschichold—A Case Study in The New Typography

 

Tomasz Mróz, University of Zielona Góra, Poland: Polish Studies on Plato under the Oppression of Censorship

 

 

12:30 – 13:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

 

13:00 – 15:00 SESSION 2, Chair: Wanda Dittrich

 

FILM AND THEATRE:

 

Joanna Kocemba, University of Warsaw, Poland: Politically Engaged Participatory Theatre

 

Mariusz Wirski, University of Gdańsk, Poland: Contestation on the Carpet: Cultural, Political, and Sociological Transformations in the Cinema of the United States after the New Hollywood

 

Anusuya A. Paul, New Horizon College Marathalli, Bangalore, India: Resisting Political Oppression Destabilising Communal Frontiers: Rabijita Gogoi’s Theatre versus Insurgency in Assam, India

 

Marta Maciejewska, University of Gdańsk, Poland: Andrzej Wajda’s Afterimage: Censorship as a Film Topic

 

 

15:00 – 17:00 LUNCH BREAK

 

 

17:00 – 19:00 SESSION 3, Chair: Wojciech Owczarski

 

LITERATURE:

 

Wanda Dittrich, University of Security, Gdańsk: Oppressions of a Female Ego in the Essays by Virginia Woolf

 

Sondeep Kandola, Liverpool John Moores University, UK: (Self) Censorship and Salomé: Oscar Wilde’s European Gambit

 

Sihem Arfaoui, ISSH University of Jendouba, Tunisia, and Northern Borders University, KSA: Making One’s Way out of a Superimposed ‘Surgery:’ Shahriar Mandanipour’s Censoring an Iranian Love Story

 

Karolina Drozdowska, University of Gdańsk, Poland: Books on Trial—Norwegian Law against Pornography in Literature (Mykle and Bjørneboe Cases of  1957 and 1966)

 

 

19:00 – BANQUET (Department of Social Sciences, Bażyńskiego St. 4, Gdańsk)

 

 

 

 

DAY 2: SUNDAY, 12th March

 

 

10:30 – 11:30 SESSION 4, Chair: Magdalena Bazylewicz

 

ART/GALLERIES:

 

Aleksandra Cieslar, King’s College, London, UK: Art as Political Statement—the Phenomenon of Banksy’s Street Art

 

Ceciel Brouwer, University of Leicester, UK: Art Museums and Galleries: Negotiating Self-Censorship and Ethical Decision Making

 

 

11:30 – 12:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

 

12:00 – 13:30 SESSION 5, Chair: Ceciel Brouwer

 

VARIOUS FACES OF CENSORSHIP:

 

Paulo Jorge Fernandes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal: Censorship, Politics and Satirical Press in Portugal (1834–1910)

 

Magdalena Bazylewicz, SWPS University of Social Sciences, Warsaw, Poland: Censorship at American Colleges and Universities

 

Karolina Baraniak, University of Wrocław, Poland: The Media and Pinochet’s Regime in Chile (1973–1990). Case Study

 

 

13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK

 

 

15:30 – 17:30 SESSION 6, Chair: Paulo Jorge Fernandes

 

MEDIA:

 

Luz Andrea De León Ramírez, University of Guanajuato México: The Illusory Free Speech: Three Cases of Online Censorship in Mexico

 

Marcin Rau, University of Łódź, Poland: Between Political Correctness and Censorship: The Ethics of Journalism in a Post-Truth Era

 

Magdalena Buchowska, University of Gdańsk, Poland: East StratCom Task Force: EU Fight against Fake News

 

Michał Przeperski, Polish Academy of Sciences & Institute of National Remembrance: Could It Be Possible to Be a Journalist without Censorship? Polish People’s Republic Journalist after the Turn of 1956

 

 

17:30 – 18:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

 

18:00 – 19:00 SESSION 7, Chair: Magdalena Buchowska

 

CENSORSHIP AND MIGRATION:

Alicja Skrzypczak, University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poznań, Poland: Misinformation  Effect  as  a  Form  of  Censorship  in  the  Process  of  Creating  Migrant  Identity. Migrant Memory and Ontological Security

 

Natalia Olszewska, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland: When Can We Start to Talk about Censorship? Poland in British Press in the 30s.