IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 301: Acting Personifications and Aesthetic Reflection in Word and Image

Monday 6 July 2020, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Sonderforschungsbereich 1391 'Andere Ästhetik', Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Organisers:Sandra Linden, Sonderforschungsbereich 1391 'Andere Ästhetik' Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Daniela Wagner, Kunsthistorisches Institut Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Moderator/Chair:Daniela Wagner, Kunsthistorisches Institut Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Paper 301-aAction and Interaction: Personifications at the Boundary between Human Embodiment and Artificial Construct
(Language: English)
Julia Fischer, Sonderforschungsbereich 1391 'Andere Ästhetik' Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Index terms: Language and Literature - German, Rhetoric
Paper 301-bHuman Relationships and Meaningful Acts: An Insight into Personifications in Medieval Art
(Language: English)
Katharina Bauer, Sonderforschungsbereich 1391 'Andere Ästhetik' Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Index terms: Art History - General, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Rhetoric
Paper 301-cSpeech Act: The Linguistic Activity of Medieval Personifications as Aesthetic Transgression
(Language: English)
Jan Stellmann, Sonderforschungsbereich 1391 'Andere Ästhetik' Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Index terms: Language and Literature - German, Rhetoric
Abstract

The session introduces a new interdisciplinary research group embedded in the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Different Aesthetics’. Dealing with the aesthetic potential of personifications and their actions in literature and visual art, the papers explore how the author’s and artist’s reflections on representation and artistic elaboration become visible in personifications. Middle High German literary texts and visual representations from the High to Late Middle Ages will be in the focus of the session, which aims at contributing to an interdisciplinary perspective on personification.