The Summer Course in Narrative Studies (SINS) is an intensive PhD-level course that brings together postdoctoral students, faculty members and leading scholars in a multi-disciplinary, international discussion of existing and emerging concepts and approaches in the broad field of narrative study. The course is hosted by Aarhus University and as in 2013 and 2014 it takes place at the Sandbjerg Estate, Denmark, 9.–14. of August. In 2015 the course is arranged in cooperation with DFG-Graduiertenkollegs 1767 Faktuales und fiktionales Erzählen. Differenzen, Interferenzen und Kongruenzen in narratologischer Perspektive, Freiburg University and the theme of the curse is “Factual and Fictional Narration”. In 2015 the course covers all accommodation expenses for the participants.
Through a combination of keynote lectures, participant papers, workshops and master classes the summer institute covers the state of the art of current approaches as well as provides the participants with outstanding possibilities of getting feedback on their own work. Key note lecturers and work shop leaders this year include Monika Fludernik (DE), James Phelan (US), Mark Freeman (US), Karin Kukkonen (FI) and Henrik Skov Nielsen (DK).
The institute welcomes scholars working with any and all type of narrative form or function, be that verbal or non-verbal, fictive or non-fictive, spontaneous or artificial, strategic or sympthomal, and presents researchers from fields such as postclassical narratology, narrative inquiry, rhetorical narrative theory, cognitive narrative theory and transmedial approaches.
Deadline for application is May 25. 2015.
Read more on www.sins.au.dk