Tuesday 11.09.

09:45-10:15: Registration
10:15-10:30: Opening and welcome (Linda Nesby, Johs. Hjellbrekke?)

10:30-12:00: Session 1: Historical medical humanities

Paula Ryggvik Mikalsen:
Reading as Illness in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey

Silje Warberg:
Medical discourse in c19 literary criticism

Cathinka Dahl Hambro:
Ecstatic Pain: Julian of Norwich’ Revelations of Divine Love as Pathography

12:00-13:30: Lunch

13:30-14:15 Keynote lecture: Jens Brockmeier:
I don’t really know what happened but I can tell you this…: Multiple experiences and the act of narrating

14:15-14:30: Short break

14:30-15:30: Session 2: Literature and madness

Ingri Løkholm Ramberg:
The Patient as homo sacer: A study of the seclusion in Amalie Skram’s Professor Hieronimus

Fredrik Parelius:
Negotiating madness in Olav H. Hauges «Eldberget» (1951)

15:30-16:00: Coffee

16:00-17:00 Session 3: Illness and otherness

Hanne Bess Bolsbjerg:
Narrating differences – understanding the stories of patients with ethnic minority background

Nora Simonhjell:
Included, but still not heard?

Wednesday 12.09.

10:00-10:45: Keynote speaker: Matías Martínez:
True? Authentic? Reliable? On Truth Claims in Illness Narratives

10:45-11:00: Short break

11:00-12:00 Session 4: Expressing illness

Sandra Goldbeck-Wood:
When bodies speak and words act – poetry and the lost art of medicine

Cindie Aaen Maagaard:
Resisting coherence through narrative form: Productive tensions in illness narratives

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Session 5: Medicine and literary aesthetics

Anders Juhl Rasmussen:
Close reading as enchantment – in Narrative Medicine

Linda Nesby and May-Lill Johansen:
Shock and everyday life. Reading Paul Kalanithi’s When breath becomes air by Rita Felski.

Katarina Bernhardsson:
The patient and the reader: intertextuality and reader connection

15:00-15:30: Coffee

15:30-17:00: Session 6: Medical humanities and cancer

Soledad Pereyra:
The writer as a patient with a brain tumor: A comparative study

Christian Lenemark:
Representing and Comprehending the Illness Experience: Cancer Narratives in Digital Media

Helle Ploug Hansen and Anders Juhl Rasmussen:
Creative writing workshops for people with a cancer disease

19:30 Reception and conference dinner (hosted by CUNP)

Thursday 13.09.

10:00-ca. 12:00: Session 7: Literature and mental illness

Lise-Mari Lauritzen:
Narrative empathy in contemporary novels about mental illness

Lasse Gammelgaard:
Chaos narrative and Experientiality in Graphic Memoirs about Mental Illness

Cecilia Pettersson:
Motherhood and taboo in contemporary autobiographies about postpartum depression

Closing remarks by Petter Aaslestad and end of conference remarks by Linda Nesby and Cathinka Dahl Hambro

12:00: Lunch

Vedlegg / Bilder

Program and practical information Paris september 2018