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Program for Rhetoric Culture I: General Theory

Thursday, February 7, 2002: Basic Propensities of Rhetoric Culture Theory
Friday, February 8, 2002: ”Rhetoric and Resonance”
Saturday, February 9, 2002: ”Society and Self”
Sunday, February 10, 2002: ”Sceptical Views of Rhetoric Culture”
”Hyperbolic Culture”
”The Future of Rhetoric Culture Theory”

 

Thursday, February 7, 2002

  "Basic Propensities of Rhetoric Culture Theory”

Chair:

Donald Brenneis (Santa Cruz)

Discussants:

Ivo Strecker (Mainz) , Joachim Knape (Tübingen) , Gerry Philipsen (Seattle)

 

 

 9. 00 – 10. 00: Welcome Address and Introduction

 

10. 00: Interlude I: “Didgeridoo” - Heiko Meder

 

10. 10 – 10. 50: Stephen Tyler (Houston) ”Culture, Rhetoric and the Unthinkable”    Abstract

 

10. 50 – 11. 30: Discussion

 

 -Coffee Break-

  

12. 00 – 12. 45: James Fernandez (Chicago) ”Rhetoric and the Moral Sentiments. A Critique of the Tropological Approach to Culture”   Abstract

 

12. 45 – 13. 30: Discussion

  

-Lunch Break-

  

15. 00 – 15. 45: Ottmar Ballweg (Mainz) ”Trowing, Not Knowing: the Scope of Analytical Rhetoric”    Abstract

 

15. 45 – 16. 30: Discussion

  

-Coffee Break-

  

17. 00: Interlude II: “Speechscapes” - Anna-Maria Brandstetter

 

17. 20 – 18. 00: Bernhard Streck (Leipzig) ”Tracing an Anthropology of Aura”   Abstract

 

18. 00 – 18. 30: Discussion

 

 

Friday, February 8, 2002

  ”Rhetoric and Resonance”

Chair:

James J. Fox (Canberra)

Discussants:

Françoise Douay (Aix-en Provençe) , Ludwig Jäger (Aachen) , Michael Oppitz (Zürich) , Stephen Tyler (Houston)

 

 

9. 00 - 9. 45: Alexander Henn (Heidelberg) ”Mimesis, Rhetoric and Culture”   Abstract

 

9. 45 – 10. 30: Discussion

  

-Coffee Break-

  

10. 45: Interlude III: "The Shaman and his Drum" - Yarjung

 

11. 15 – 12. 00: Pierre Maranda (Laval) ”Speak, that I be! - Echo Chambers and Rhetoric. Sketch of a Resonance Model in Anthropology   Abstract

 

12. 00 – 12. 45: Discussion

  

-Lunch Break-

  

14. 30 – 15. 10: Ivo Strecker (Mainz) ”Tenor in Culture”   Abstract

 

15. 10 – 15. 40: Discussion

 

15. 40: Interlude IV: “Divination” - Susanne Brüchle

 

16. 00 – 16. 30: Alula Pankhurst (Addis Ababa) “Speaking Peace”   Abstract

 

16. 30 – 17. 00: Discussion

  

-Coffee Break-

  

17. 30 – 18. 00: Jürg Gasché (Iquitos) “Witoto Rhetoric Culture”   Abstract

 

18. 00 – 18. 30: Discussion

 


 

 

Saturday, February 9, 2002

 ”Society and Self”

Chair:

James Fernandez (Chicago)

Discussants:

David MacDougall (Canberra) , Peter L. Oesterreich (Neuendettelsau) , Susanne Schröter (Frankfurt)

 

 

9. 00 – 9. 40: John Shotter (Durham) ”Rhetoric, Society and the Self”   Abstract

 

9. 40 – 10. 10: Discussion

 

10. 10 -10. 40: Richard Coe (Burnaby) “The Ecology of Rhetoric Culture”    Abstract

 

10. 40 – 11. 10: Discussion

 

-Coffee Break-

 

11. 30 – 12. 10: Todd Oakley (Cleveland) ”Attention and Rhetoric”   Abstract

 

12. 10 – 12. 40: Discussion

  

-Lunch Break-

  

14. 15 – 14. 45: Michael Carrithers (Durham) “The Ironic Life of Keywords”    Abstract

 

14. 45 – 15. 15: Discussion

 

15. 15: Interlude VI: "The Shaman, Self and Society" - Yarjung

 

15. 45 – 16. 15: Franz-Hubert Robling (Tübingen) ”Rhetoric Culture from the Viewpoint of the Orator”    Abstract

 

16. 15 – 16. 45: Discussion

  

-Coffee Break-

 

17. 15 – 18. 00: Filipp Sapienza (Denver) ”Cyberspace and Transcultural Rhetoric”   Abstract

 

18. 00 – 18. 30: Discussion

 


 

 

Sunday, February 10, 2002

 ”Sceptical Views of Rhetoric Culture”

Chair:

Stephen Gudeman (Minneapolis)

Discussants:

Thomas Bierschenk (Mainz) , James Fernandez (Chicago) , Stephen Tyler (Houston) , Vincenzo Cannada Bartoli (Rome)

 

 

9.00 – 9. 30: Françoise Douay (Aix-en-Provence) ”Reflections on Methodology”

 

9. 30 – 10. 00: Discussion

 

10. 00 – 10. 30: Pierre Maranda (Laval) ”RCT Rests on Wrong Assumptions”   Abstract

 

10. 30 – 11. 00: Discussion

  

-Coffee Break-

  

11. 30 – 12. 00: Georg Elwert (Berlin) “Said and Unsaid Arguments Against Rhetoric Culture Theory“

 

12. 00 – 12. 30: Discussion

  

-Lunch Break-

 

 

”Hyperbolic Culture”

Chair:

Ralph Cintron (Chicago)

 

 

14. 00 – 15. 30: Round Table Discussion of September 11th and its Aftermath

  

-Tea Break-

 

 

”The Future of Rhetoric Culture Theory”

Chair:

Ivo Strecker (Mainz) & Stephen Tyler (Houston)

 

 

16. 00: Interlude VII: “Babylonic Sound Sculpture” - Guido Lukoschek

 

16. 15 – 17. 30: Round Table Discussion

 

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