Programme

The Structural Approach to Art

 Otakar Zich and the Prague Linguistic Circle Re-Considered

9th–10thJune 2018

(The conference venue: room N21, Department of Musicology, Janáček Sq.  2a)

 

Saturday 9th

8.30 – 9.30   Registration

9.30 – 10.00 Conference opening

 

Section 1: Teaching Prague School

10.00 – 11.00           Keynote Lecture

                                  Yana Meerzon: The Magic of a Tool-Box. Prague Linguistic Circle in Pedagogy: Analysis, Comprehension, Creativity.

11.00 – 11.30          Martin Revermann: Towards a Pedagogy of Theatre Semiotics

11.30 – 12.00          Coffee break

 

Section 2: Structural Approaches to Art

12.00 – 13.00           Tereza Turzíková: Possibilities of Reading Contemporary Performance Theatre through the Thought of Gilles Deleuze: Becoming, Body without Organs and Immanence in D’Epog’s Saldo Mortale

                                   Eva Šlaisová: Function, Structure & Sign: Video Mapping Le Ballet des Ombres Heureuses as a Case of Multiple Foregrounding

13.00 –14.30            Lunch break

 

Section 3: Otakar Zich and Music

 

14.30 – 15.30           Keynote Lecture

                                    Brian Locke: “Ruthless Polyphony” and Audible Silences: Musico-dramatic narrative in Otakar Zich’s Vina

15.30 – 16.00          Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30           Veronika Vejvodová: Otakar Zich as a Critic of Antonín Dvořák’s work

                                 Martin Flašar: The Winner Takes it All: Otakar Zich and His Position in the Smetana-Dvořák Dispute

                                 Tereza Zálešáková: Musical as Drama

20.00 21.30           Otakar Zich The GUILT / VINA

Concert version (special production of Ensemble Opera Diversa in Reduta theatre)

21.30                         Wine reception (after the concert in the theatre)

 

Sunday 10th

Section 4: Otakar Zich between Theory and Practice

9.00 – 10.30             Pavel Drábek: Otakar Zich’s Theatre Aesthetics: Between Radical and Traditionalist Theory

                                  Martina Musilová: Zich – Directors – Actors

                                  David Drozd: Zich as Theatre Critic – Expectations, Practice and Theory 

10.30 –11.00            Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00           Zich as Practitioner and Theoretician

(Chaired discussion of the performance of The GUILT / VINA in context of Zich’s theories of music and theatre)

(12.00 – 13.30 Lunch break)

 

Section 5: Otakar Zich and Prague School I.

13.30 – 14.30          Keynote Lecture

                                Veronika Ambros: Prague's "Semiotic Stage" and Otakar Zich 

14.30 – 15.00          Herta Schmid: Aristotelianism in Works of Otakar Zich and Prague School

15.00 – 15.30          Coffee break

 

Section 5: Otakar Zich and Prague School II.

15.30 – 17.00          Bohumil Fořt: On Poetic Types or On More?

                                 Ivona Mišterová: Text and Performance: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

                                 Martin Bernátek and Jan Trna: The German Translation of Zich's Aesthetics of Dramatic Art

17.00                         Closing Discussion

Conference venue

 

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