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Thursday 6th
Chair: Stephan Besser (OSL/UvA)
Location: Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam

9.30 Coffee & Registration

10.00-10.15 Welcome by Stephan Besser


10.15-11.15 Keynote

Iris van der Tuin & Rick Dolphijn (UU) – ‘The Subject of New Materialism


11.15-12.45 Session 1. Materiality in Historical Perspective

  • Jan Rock (UvA) – ‘Books, True Knowledge and Textual Things in the History of Dutch Philology’
  • Jan Baetens (KUL) – ‘Differential Text, Streamlined Publication’


12.45-13.45 Lunch at Atrium


14.00-15.30 Session 2. Back to the Book

  • Kiene Brillenburg Wurth (UU) – ‘Reinventing Literature in a Digital Age: Figures of Overwriting’
  • Simon Morris (Teesside University, UK) – ‘Eating the Book’

15.30-16.00 Preliminary conclusions Day I.


16.00-17.45 Presentation/workshop ‘De ervaring van het boek’ by Just Enschedé (Stichting De Best Verzorgde Boeken) (in Dutch)


18.00 Drinks

19.00 Conference diner at De Brakke Grond



Thursday 7th

Chair: Kiene Brillenburg Wurth (UU)
Location: Nina van Leer-zaal, Bijzondere Collecties, Oude Turfmarkt 129


10.00-12.00 Session 3. New Technologies, New Media

  • Liedeke Plate (RU) – ‘Doing Things with Literature in the Digital Age’
  • Joyce Goggin (UvA) – ‘Books, Games and the Expansion-pack Logic of Narrative’


12.00-13.00 Lunch


13.15-14.00 Session 4. State of the Art: Materiality & Literature

State of the Art by:

  • Yra van Dijk (LEI)
  • Jan Hein Hoogstad (UvA)
  • Simon Morris (Teesside University, UK)


14.00-15.30 Panel Discussion

Chair: Kiene Brillenburg Wurth (UU)


16.00 Drinks 


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