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From: "C. Schonfeld" <[log in to unmask]>
Call for Papers
9th Galway Colloquium 2004
Department of German, National University of Ireland, Galway
Literature to Film Film to Literature
2-4 April 2004
This international conference aims to explore themes relating to the
boundary between the text and the moving image within German-speaking
culture by examining a broad range of topics centred around:
1) Processes of transposition: German/Austrian/Swiss film adaptations
2) German-language writing adapted for the screen
3) The influence of cinema and the visual media on German-language
4) The theory and art of adaptation
*Elisabeth Bronfen will feature as one of the keynote speakers.
*Ralf Schmerberg¹s highly acclaimed film OEPoem¹ (2003) an adaptation
of 19 German poems will be presented. We hope that the director will
introduce his work and engage in a discussion about it.
An edited volume based on papers presented at this conference will be
This revival of the Galway Colloquium will also provide an opportunity
to say farewell to our colleague Prof. Eoin Bourke who will be retiring
at the end of the academic year 2003/04. Eoin, together with Róisín Ní
Néill, initiated the Colloquium in 1984.
200-300 word abstracts should be sent to the conference organisers by
15 October 2003.
Dr Hermann Rasche and Dr Christiane Schönfeld
Department of German
National University of Ireland, Galway
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