Roland Barthes’ Time – Le Temps de Roland Barthes

French Institute in Lithuania,

Laboratory of Studies of Visual Culture and Contemporary Art, European Humanities University,

A. J. Greimas Centre of Semiotics and Literary Theory, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University

International Conference. October 22 – 24, 2015


October 22, Thursday

Venue: French Institute, Didžioji g.1

  • 17.00 Keynote lecture
    Alain Fleischer (Studio National des Arts Contemporains Le Fresnoy, France)
    Roland Barthes et la photographie. La révélation des images
    (in French, with translation into Lithuanian)
  • 18.30 Presentation of art projects from the exhibition “ Roland Barthes: Keywords” (2015, Minsk)
    by the students of BA program “Visual Culture and Creative Industries” (Dept. of Media,
    European Humanities University)
  • 19.30 – Reception

October 23, Friday

Venue:Universiteto g., 3, Faculty of Philology, aula K. Donelaičio

  • 10.00 – 10.15 – Opening and introductions (Almira Ousmanova, Regina Rudaitytė)
  • 10.15 – 11.30 – Panel 1 : The Semiotic Challenge
    Chair : Sergei Zenkin
    Eric Landowski (Paris, France) With Barthes and Greimas, from coded signs to open meaning
    Jurgita Katkuvienė (Vilnius, Lithu ania) Beyond the Meaning: the Last Work of Roland Barthes
  • 11.30 – 11.45 – Coffee break
  • 11.45 – 13.30 – Panel 2: Roland Barthes in Between the Image and the Text
    Chair: Almira Ousmanova
    Sergei Zenkin (Moscow, Russia) The Image and the Imaginary
    Gintautas Mažeikis (Kaunas, Lithuania) Desire of Imperial Myth: Critics of propaganda by R. Barthes
  • 13.30 – 14.30 – Lunch break
  • 14.30 – 16.30 ‒ Panel 3: The Pleasure of/in the Text
    Chair: Andrei Gornykh
    Viktoria Konstantiuk (Vilnius, Lithuania) Letter of Pleasure
    Denis Petrina (Kaunas, Lithuania) B(arthes)/L(acan): (t/s)extuality: on jouissance
    Veronika Furs (Vilnius, Lithuania) Roland Barthes: en quête du Neutre
    Elena Tolstik (Vilnius, Lithuania) Barthes’ three texts on de Sade: “sensual pleasure in classification” of writing and theatralization in the Rococo
  • 17.00 – Keynote lecture
    Dominique Païni (Centre national d’art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France)
    Les contrariétés cinématographiques de Roland Barthes
    (in French, with translation to Lithuanian)

Venue: French Institute, Didžioji g.1

October 24, Saturday

Venue: Universiteto g., 3, Faculty of Philology, aula K. Donelaičio

  • 10.00 – 11.30 ‒ Panel 4: Barthes and the Political Unconscious of Our Times
    Chair: Jurgita Katkuvienė
    Andrei Gornykh (Vilnius, Lithuania) Roland Barthes: Two Times
    Benjamin Cope (Warsaw, Poland) “The Place of Thought: Mikhail Ryklin’s Time of Diagnosis as a reworking of Barthes’ Mythologies”
    Uladzislau Ivanou (Vilnius, Lithuania) Roland Barthes, un penseur oubli é du politique (in French)
  • 11.30 – 11.45 – Coffee break
  • 11.45 – 13.30 ‒ Panel 5: The Resisting Image: Roland Barthes and Photography
    Chair: Benjamin Cope
    Mikhail Ryklin (Berlin, Germany) Roland Barthes: Romance with Photography
    Viktoria Musvik (Moscow, Russia) Historical trauma, distance, affect: contemporary Russian photography and Roland Barthes
  • 13.30 – 14.30 – Lunch break
  • 14.30 – 16.00 ‒ Panel 6: Roland Barthes in interdisciplinary contexts
    Chair: Galina Orlova
    Olga Boitsova (St.-Petersburg, Russia) “The System of Fashion” beyond fashion: Semiotics of color in Soviet advice books on children’s clothing
    Julia Martinavič iene (Vilnius, Lithuania) The Old and New Rhetoric of Roland Barthes
  • 16.00 – 16.15 ‒ Coffee break
  • 16.15 – 18.00 ‒ Panel 7: The Third Meaning: Roland Barthes and Cinema
    Chair: Viktoria Musvik
    Almira Ousmanova (Vilnius, Lithuania) Reading Film as Text: the Methodology of Textual Analysis in Film Theory
    Helena Koutchoura (Minsk, Belarus) «Certified Copy»,Or the Death of the Author in Contemporary Cinema (in French)

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