100th anniversary



Colloquium organised by Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies and Centre for Literary and Intercultural Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in collaboration with The Brno House of Arts

Off-program of the exhibition What about Ghosts in Town? Urban Minds and Legends

20. 11. 2012, 9:00–16:00
The Brno House of Arts, Malinovského náměstí 2, Jaroslav Král Gallery

9:00 Opening session: Welcome address by doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D.

9:30–11:00 / Session 1 / chair: doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D.

Kristýna Bušková, M.Phil. et. M.Sc.
University of Nottingham, Institute of Work, Health and Organisations – IWHO
Psychological trauma: Story without any sense

doc. PhDr. Miluše Juříčková, CSc.
Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Germanic, Nordic and Dutch Studies
Norwegian trauma “Knut Hamsun” in the psychiatry discourse of his contemporaries Leo Eitinger a Gabriel Langfeldt

doc. PhDr. Csaba Szaló, Ph.D.
Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of sociology
Cultural trauma, practices of remembering and controversies

10:45–11:00 / discussion about Session 1

11:00–11:15 / coffee break

11:15–12:45 / Session 2  / chair: Mgr. Petra Čáslavová

prof. Dr. phil. PhDr. Marek Nekula
Universität Regensburg, Bohemicum/Institut für Slavistik
German invasion and Mácha’s second funeral as an aesthetic renewal of the fatherland

PhDr.  Vojtěch Kyncl, Ph.D.

The Institute of History AS CR
Nazism and trauma in Czechoslovak society

12:30–12:45  / discussion about Session 2

12:45–14:00 / lunch break

14:00–16:00 / Session 3 / chair: doc. PhDr. Miluše Juříčková, Csc.

PhDr. Zdeněk Mareček, Ph.D.
Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Germanic, Nordic and Dutch Studies
Is good going to win just because we forget evil? Trauma in the work of Josef Mühlberger (1903-1985)

Mgr. Miroslav Kotásek, Ph.D.
Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Department of Foreign Languages
Trauma Freud: Sigmund Freud as a character in D. M. Thomas’s The White Hotel

14:45–15:00 / coffee break

MUDr. Norbert Holub
Literary magazine & publishing house Weles
Gulag as a trauma (Labour camp in the life and work of Alexandr Solzhenitsyn)

Mgr. Petra Čáslavová
Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies
The bulwark against trauma: poetry as a means of survival in totalitarian prisons

15:45–16:00 / discussion about Session 3 and wrap-up discussion