15th Congress of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR)

15th Congress
of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR)
Narratives Across Space and Time: Transmissions and Adaptations

Organizer: Academy of Athens – Hellenic Folklore Research Centre
Friday, June 26

11.30-13.30 Noon sessions:
Storytelling and Storytellers - Panel 2
Hellenic American Union, Theater, 2nd floor
Chair: Karla, Grammatiki & Konstantakos, Ioannis (panel convenors)
11.30-12.00 Hansen, William (Bloomington IN, USA): “Kroisos Questions Apollon”
12.00-12.30 Karla, Grammatiki (Athens, Greece): “Folk Narrative Techniques in the Alexander Romance”
12.30-13.00 Konstan, David (Providence, U.S.A.): “From Isis to Islam: The Metamorphoses of Apuleius' Metamorphoses”
13.00-13.30 Konstantakos, Ioannis (Athens, Greece): “Mountains of Gold: Aristophanes, Herodotus, and Ancient Persian Folktales”

Storytelling and Storytellers - session 16
Hellenic American Union, Foyer, 2nd floor
Chair: Christou, Anastasia
11.30-12.00 McAndrews, Kristin (Honolulu, U.S.A.): “Modes of Self-Representation in the Parisian Travel Journal of Lot Kamehameha»
12.00-12.30 Karachristos, Ioannis & Warlas, Michael (Athens, Greece): “Narrating one's Life Story. Storytellers, Storytelling Cultures and the Dimensions of Self-presentation among the Greek-Orthodox Asia Minor Refugees”
12.30-13.00 Kakampoura, Rea (Athens, Greece): “Self - Representations in Greek Women's Life Stories”
13.00-13.30 Buekov, Tatiana (Bratislava, Slovakia):”Enemy Within and Reputation: Witchcraft and Gossip in Slovak Folk Narratives”

Migrant and Diaspora communities: Adaptation and Memory - session 4 Hellenic American Union, Seminar Room, 4th floor
Chair: Avdikos, Evangelos

11.30-12.00 Jürgenson, Aivar (Tallinn, Estonia): “Everlasting Desire for the Center of the World: the Creation of Homeland. An Example of Siberian Estonians”
12.00-12.30 Shaw, John (Edinburgh, U.K.): “The ‘Return Song’ and its Scottish Highland and Diaspora Variants”
12.30-13.00 Stolyarova, Guzel & Franz, Julia (Kazan, Russia): “The Pagan’s Folklore in the Republic of Tatarstan as the Factor of Maintenance of Ethnic Identity and a Way of Adaptation to an Ethnically Majoritarian Environment”
13.00-13.30 Kokla- Papadatou, Georgia (Zakynthos, Greece): “Resounds of Byzantine Zakynthos in a Narrative Text about “Omilies””

Social Strategies and Collective Identities – session 10
Hellenic American Union, classrooms 304-305, 3rd floor
Chair: Mieder, Wolfgang

11.30-12.00 Bregenhøj, Carsten (Kerava, Finland): “Telling the "Julebukk" Story. The Strategy for a Communal Christmas and its Consequences”
12.00-12.30 Masera, Mariana (Mexico City, Mexico): “Telling Stories a Social Strategy? Witches, Monsters and Other Fantastic Beings of New Spain’s Popular Narratives in Contemporary Mexican Oral tales”
12.30-13.00 Zochios, Stamatios (Grenoble, France): “The Nightmare and the Punitive Actions of the Twelve Days of Christmas”
13.00-13.30 Syed, Jamil Ahmed (Dhaka, Bangladesh): “Narratives of Saint Anthony Transmitted from Portugal to Bangladesh: Adaptations as Strategies for Colonial Hegemony and Postcolonial Resistance”

Folk Narratives and Art Representations - panel 1
Hellenic American Union, classrooms 311-312, 3rd floor
Chair: Androulaki, Maria (panel convenor)
11.30-11.50 Androulaki, Maria (Athens, Greece): “Μήνιν άειδε θεά (Sing, Goddess, of the Wrath of Achilles): From the Homeric Incipit to the Concept of the Musical "skopos" and of the "Mandinada" in Greek Folk Music”
11.50-12.10 Plemmenos, John (Athens, Greece): “Greek Myths and their Representations in European Drama and Opera: Continuities and Divergence”
12.10-12.30 Psychoyou, Eleni (Athens, Greece): “Memory and Narrative in Carnival Mimicry and in Musical Representations in Nedoussa, Messinia, Greece“
12.30-12.50 Lazou, Anna (Athens, Greece): “Body and Narration: The Last Metamorphosis (Performance)”
12.50-13.10 Xanthoulis, Nikolaos (Athens, Greece): “Lyrics, Logos and Memory in the frame of the absolute music“
13.10-13.30 Discussion

History and Future of Folk Narrative Research - session 9
Old Parliament
Chair: Messerli, Alfred

11.30-12.00 Harvilahti, Lauri (Helsinki, Finland): “Folkloristic Approaches and Dominant Research Practices in Early 20th c. Europe”
12.00-12.30 Boden, Doris (Goettingen, Germany): “The Perception of Russian Popular Narratives in Literary and Cultural Studies”
12.30-13.00 Haase, Donald (Detroit MI, U.S.A.): “The Institutionalisation and Future of Folktale and Fairytale Studies”
13.00-13.30 Wehse, Rainer (Munich, Germany): “ Plädoyer für eine stärkere Gewichtung vernachlässigter Gattungen in der Erzählforschung ”

Migrant and Diaspora communities: Adaptation and Memory - session 5 Esperia Palace Hotel, Acropolis Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Zoran, Gabriel

11.30-12.00 Seljamaa, Elo-Hanna (Tartu, Estonia): “Laws for Removing Prohibited Constructions and Identities: the Case of post-Socialist Estonia”
12.00-12.30 Fingerroos, Outi and Haanpää, Riina (Jyvaskyla, Finland): Strangers from the East - Narratives of Karelian Exiles and Re-immigrants from Russia Regarding their Integration in Finland
12.30-13.00 Nitsiakos, Vassilis and Drinis, Giannis (Ioannina, Greece): “Border Narratives. Testimonies of Albanian Immigrants in Greece”
13.00-13.30 Kouzas, George (Athens, Greece): “The Speech of the Margin: Self-evaluations, Narrations and Life Stories of Migrant Beggars in the urban area of Peristeri, Athens.”

Belief Tales – session 8: Tale Types
Esperia Palace Hotel, Olympia Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Palleiro, Maria
11.30-12.00 Marques, J.J. Dias (Faro, Portugal): “The (Portuguese?) Belief Tale of the Little Seamstress”
12.00-12.30 Simonsen, Michele (Copenhagen, Denmark): “Danish Werewolves between Beliefs and Narratives”
12.30-13.00 Cardigos, Isabel (Faro, Portugal): “The Lady Vanishes: Holy Images Return to the Wilderness”
13.00-13.30 Markus-Takeshita, Kinga (Sagamihara-shi, Japan): “Belief Tales in the Shahname”

Charms, Charmers and Charming – session 3
Charm texts

Esperia Palace Hotel, Athena Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Roper, Jonathan

11.30-12.00 Olsan, Lea (Monroe, U.S.A.): “Latin Charms in Late Antique and Old English Medical Texts
12.00-12.30 Timotin, Emanuela (Bucharest, Romania): “The Fever and Its Healers. Saint Photeine and the 40 Martyrs in Two Romanian Manuscript Charms”
12.30-13.00 Pócs, Éva (Budapest, Hungary): “Hungarian Rite-based Charms: the Relation between Rite and Text”
13.00-13.30 Naiditch, Larissa (Jerusalem, Israel): “The Narrative Part of German Charms. Composition, Pragmatics, Linguistic Peculiarities”

14.30-16.30 General Assembly of the ISFNR
Hellenic American Union, Theater, 2nd floor

13.30-14.30: light lunch
(Hellenic American Union: Union Restaurant & Roof Garden)

16.30-18.00 Afternoon sessions
Storytelling and Storytellers - session 17
Hellenic American Union, Foyer, 2nd floor
Chair: Barzilai, Shuli

16.30-17.00 Gustavsson, Anders (Oslo, Norway): “Death in a Nineteenth-century Peasant Society - as Analysed in Narratives Recorded in Peasant Diaries”
17.00-17.30 Boro, Anil Kumar (Guwahati, India): “Story Telling in the Death Ceremony: A Study among the Bodos of Bargaon Area of Sonitpur”
17.30-18.00 Das, Prabin Chandra (Guwahati, India): “The Women Story Tellers of the Sacred -complex of Kamakhya: A Contextual Study”

Mythologies, Ecology and Environmental Representations - session 9
Hellenic American Union, Seminar Room, 4th floor
Chair: Kobayashi, Fumihiko

16.30-17.00 Wickett, Elizabeth (Philadelphia, U.S.A.): “Lament as Narrative: Landscape, Myth and Allegory in Egyptian Funerary Performance”
17.00-17.30 Hnaraki, Maria (Philadelphia, U.S.A.): “Green Rhymes: Raising Ecological Awareness through Cretan Folk Poetry”
17.30-18.00 Ozolins, Gatis (Daugavpils, Latvia): “Visions of Deities in Contemporary Latvian Dievturi Groups”

History and Future of Folk Narrative Research - session 10
Old Parliament
Chair: Anttonen, Pertti

16.30-17.00 Duan, Baolin (Beijing, China): “Literary Analysis and Stereoscopic Research of Folk Tales and Legends. The History and Future of Chinese Folk Narrative Research”
17.00-17.30 Schrire, Dani (Jerusalem, Israel): "Out of the Midst of the Overthrow": Studying Folklore in Palestine/Israel in the First Decade after the Holocaust”
17.30-18.00 Haddad, Moni'm (Pegiin, Israel):”Palestinian Folkloristics Inside Israel”

Folk Narratives and Art Representations – session 2
Esperia Palace Hotel, Acropolis Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Hakamies, Pekka

16.30-17.00 Taube, Erika (Leipzig, Germany): “Correspondences between Folk-narratives and Archaeological Finds from Central Asia”
17.00-17.30 Järvinen, Irma-Riitta (Helsinki, Finland): “From Narrating Community to a Novel: Folkloric Patterns in Aleksis Kiviacutes Work”
17.30-18.00 Tsouprou, Stavroula (Kalamata, Greece): ”A Reading of Death in Nikos Kazantzakis’s Kapetán Mihális: an Approach from the Discipline of Folklore”

Belief Tales – session 9: Patterns (1)
Esperia Palace Hotel, Olympia Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Marques, J. J. Dias

16.30-17.00 Tangherlini, Timothy (Los Angeles, U.S.A.): “Ghostly Distribution: Approaches from Machine Learning and Historical Geographic Information Systems (hGIS) to Belief Tale Research”
17.00-17.30 Petrovic, Sonja (Belgrade, Serbia): “Serbian and Balkan Folk Legends about the Kosovo Battle of 1389: an Attempt at Systematization”
17.30-18.00 Jason, Heda (Jerusalem, Israel): “The Legend of the Miraculous and its Subgroups: A Taxonomy”

Charms, Charmers and Charming – session 4
Bone to bone
Esperia Palace Hotel, Athena Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Olsan, Lea
16.30-17.00 Pócs, Éva (Budapest, Hungary): “Hungarian Types of the 2nd Merseburg Charm”
17.00-17.30 Toporkov, Andrey (Moscow, Russia): “Slavic Parallels to the Second Merseburg Charm: Historiography and Modern Problems of Study”
17.30-18.00 Roper, Jonathan (Leeds, U.K.): “Bone to Bone in England and Beyond”
18.30-20.00 Evening sessions

Mythologies, Ecology and Environmental Representations: session 10
Hellenic American Union, Theater, 2nd floor
Chair: Shaw, John

18.30-19.00 Dyekiss, Virag (Budapest, Hungary): “Three Types of the Other World in the Magic Tales of the Finno-Ugric People”
19.00-19.30 Hadjitaki-Kapsomenou, Chrysoula & Passalis, Haralampos (Thessaloniki, Greece): “Mermaids: Betwixt and Between. The Function of the Fragility of Boundaries”
19.30-20.00 Kis-Halas, Judit (Siklós-Máriagyüd, Hungary): “Demons, Lidérces and Psycho-parasites. New Interpretations of Traditional Figures in Folk-belief – or New Creatures of a New Belief System?”

Storytelling and Storytellers - session 18
Hellenic American Union, Seminar Room, 4th floor
Chair: Vaz da Silva, Francisco

18.30-19.00 Pakalns, Guntis (Riga, Latvia): “Attempts at Maintenance of Storytelling Traditions in Modern Latvia”
19.00-19.30 Sakurai, Miki (Tokyo, Japan): “Japanese Mythology and Modern Storytelling in Japan”
19.30-20.00 Gasouka, Maria (Rhodes, Greece): “’Female Language’/’Male Language’ and Gender-specific Strategies of Narration in the Frame of Folk Story-telling”
20.00-20.30 Vaher, Berk (Tartu, Estonia): “A Utopian Exote S. K. Thoth and His Imagined Heritage of the Festad”

History and Future of Folk Narrative Research - session 11
Old Parliament
Chair: Conrad, Joann

18.30-19.00 Marks, Ljiljana (Zagreb, Croatia): “Interpretative Levels of the Oral Legends Writings”
19.00-19.30 Anttonen, Pertti (Helsinki, Finland): “Narrative Intertextuality and the Politics of Narration”
19.30-20.00 Blécourt (de), Willem (Amsterdam, The Netherlands): “The Metamorphology of Fairy Tales”

Migrant and Diaspora communities: Adaptation and Memory - session 6 Esperia Palace Hotel, Acropolis Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Fingeroos, Outi

18.30-19.00 Zilberman, Yael (Beer Sheva, Israel): “Personal Narratives of Founder Professional Women from a Southern Immigrant City in Israel”
19.00-19.30 Bada, Konstantina (Ioannina, Greece): “Narrating our Lives as Migrant Women”
19.30-20.00 Miranda, Joana (Lisboa, Portugal): “Life Narratives of Brazilian Immigrant Women in Portugal”
20.00-20.30 Margari, Zoi N. (Athens, Greece): “Dancing Greek Minority Experience: Memory and Performance”

Belief Tales – session 10: Patterns (2)
Esperia Palace Hotel, Olympia Hall, 1st floor
Chair: Tangherlini, Timothy

18.30-19.00 Hakamies, Pekka (Turku, Finland): “Narratives and Reality”
19.00-19.30 Shojaei-Kawan, Christine (Goettingen, Germany): “A Closer Look at Contemporary Legend as a Cross-generic Genre”
19.30-20.00 Elchinova, Magdalena (Sofia, Bulgaria): “Legends and Ethnic Boundaries: Typology of Belief Tales among Ethnic Turks in Northeastern Bulgaria”

Charms, Charmers and Charming
Esperia Palace Hotel, Athena Hall, 1st floor

18.30-20.00 Round Table on Charms Studies1
Chair: Toporkov, Andrei

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