Friday, September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

9:00 — 10:00 Keynote Address


Ludmiła Gruszewska-Blaim, “Crimes and Misdemeanours in College Mystery Novels.”
Chair: David Malcolm
Room: C108


10:00 — 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 — 12:00 Panels 7, 8 & 9


Panel 7: British Queens of Crime
Chair: Agnieszka Sienkiewicz-Charlish
Room: C108


Eva Hrkalová, Masaryk University, “Jane Austen and the Criminals.”


Miriam Loth, University of Goettingen, “The Detection of Crime vs. the Crime of Detection – P.D. James’s Uneasy Detectives.”


Fiona Peters, Bath Spa University, “Dark Shadows: The Weight of the Past in Barbara Vine’s Fiction.”


Panel 8: Ah, Those Mean Streets Again
Chair: Magdalena Zegarlińska
Room: C109


Mareike Dolata, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, “Looking in, looking out: Murder in a Crystal Palace in Deborah Crombie’s The Sound of Broken Glass.”


Arco van Ieperen, PWSZ Elbląg, “Zen, Existentialism and Crime: Janwillem van de Wetering’s Amsterdam Cops.”


Patrycja Włodek, Pedagogical University of Cracow, “Down these mean streets a man must go – Raymond Chandler’s Los Angeles.”


Panel 9: Robocops and Others
Chair: Stephen Butler
Room: C110


Maurice N. Fadel, New Bulgarian University, “Beyond Anthropocentrism: Transformations of Criminal Genre in Science Fiction.”


Kamil Karaś, University of Gdańsk, “Criminal Angels. The Story of The 13th Angel by Anna Kańtoch.”


Anna Koronowicz, University of Gdańsk, “The Future of Crime (Fighting). Visions of Futuristic Crime and Crime Prevention in Hollywood of the Past Three Decades.”


12:00 — 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 — 14:30 Panels 10, 11 & 12


Panel 10: Tartan Noir – Gdańsk Scottish Studies Research Group Panel
Chair: David Malcolm
Room: C108


Marta Crickmar, University of Gdańsk, “The Crow Road Crossing: Iain Banks’ Novel in Polish.”


Agnieszka Sienkiewicz-Charlish, University of Gdańsk, “A Study in Noir: Rankin and Rebus.”


Monika Szuba, University of Gdańsk, “‘The little, local puzzle’: John Burnside’s Summer of Drowning (2012).”


Panel 11: Genre Beginnings
Chair: Arco van Ieperen
Room: C109


William Blick, Queensborough Community College, “Trailer-Park Noir: Drugs, Ultraviolence, and Depraved Indifference in the Rural Landscape.”


Agata Włodarczyk, University of Gdańsk, “Love, Sex and Crime in Jane Seville’s Zero at the Bone.”


Panel 12: The Medium and the Mystery
Chair: Urszula Elias
Room: C110


Aneta Jałocha, Jagiellonian University, “Tricks of the (fake) ‘Psychic Medium.’ Transformation of Television Crime Drama Series via the Example of The Mentalist (CBS, 2008-).”


Anna Krawczyk-Łaskarzewska, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, “Mystery Writers As Detectives: The Whodunit Formula and the Problem of Characterization in Ellery Queen (1975) and Castle (2009).”


Joanna Wróbel, University of Gdańsk, “The Mentalist, or How to Make Traditional TV series that is Worth Watching.”


14:30 — 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 — 16:30 Panels 13, 14 & 15


Panel 13: Bad Crime is Good Prime Time
Chair: Fiona Peters
Room: C108


Hector Duarte Jr., Florida International University, “Breaking Noir.”


Anousch L. Khorikian, University of Hull, “‘Like a doctor, but all my patients are dead’: Reflexive Humour and Team Bonding in Silent Witness.”


Magdalena Zegarlińska, University of Gdańsk, “Metaphysics of Crime in David Lynch’s Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Fire, Walk with Me and the “Hollywood Trilogy.”


Panel 14: Those Others
Chair: Kerstin Bergman
Room: C109


Stephen Butler, University of Ulster, “The Curious Incidence of Lost Children Learning How to Be a Detective.”


Barry Montgomery, University of Ulster, “Ethnicity and Criminality in the Early Irish Picaresque: Richard Head’s The English Rogue: Described, in the Life of Meriton Latroon, A Witty Extravagant (1665).”


Ewelina Twardoch, Jagiellonian University, “Women in the World of Crime – Female Detectives and Female Serial Killers in Contemporary American Television Series.”


Panel 15: Donnish Delights
Chair: Monika Szuba
Room: C110


Zbigniew Głowala, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, “‘I’m the only literary critic turned detective in the whole of fiction.’ Edmund Crispin’s Academic Whodunit.”


Elżbieta Perkowska-Gawlik, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, “Campus Libraries – A Study “Of Other Spaces” in Academic Mystery Fiction.”


Piotr Kallas, University of Gdańsk/PWSZ Elbląg, “The Amazing Career of Marcus Didius Falco the Informer, or the Appeal of Lindsey Davis’s Historical Crime Fiction.”


16:30 — 16:45 Short Break

16: 45 — 18:00 SPECIAL GUEST EVENT


“When Paul met Kate”
Paul D. Brazill in conversation with Kate Laity

Chair: Agnieszka Sienkiewicz-Charlish
Room: C108


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