Visual Perspectives on the North and the Arctic

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Pinni B -building lecture hall 3107 (Address: Kanslerinrinne 1)

Workshop of The Changing Environment of the North (CEN) -project

Workshop programme

14.6. Thursday
9.30-10.30: Opening

10.30-12.00: Session I
Markku Lehtimäki: “The Arctic Then and Now: Visual Poetics and Historical Narrative in Ian McGuire’s The North Water”
Eeva Kuikka: “Literary Images of the Arctic Landscape in Yuri Rytkheu’s Prose Works”

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00 -14.00 Panel
Vlad Strukov: “Visual Culture: a Critical Assessment of the Field”

14.00-14.30: Coffee

14.30-16.45: Session II
Tintti Klapuri: “The Imagery of the North in Russian fin-de-siècle Travelogues”
Elina Arminen: “Come to Lapland. Representations of the North in the early and contemporary Travel Posters”
Heidi Hansson: (TBA)

18.00 Dinner in Viikinsaari

15.6. Friday
9.15 - 11.30 Session III
Jane Costlow: “Visual Rhetorics of Climate Change and the Russian Arctic in contemporary photography”
Maija Ojala: “Arctic Waters and the Birth of Consumerism: Representations of Northern Seas in Early Modern Maps”
Tatu Laukkanen: The Glocal Arctic, Narrative and Form in Leviathan,A Long Happy Life,and The Road Movie

11.30-12.30 Lunch

12.30 -14.00 Session IV
Lotta Luhtala: “Making the Connection. Affect and Intersectionality in the Contemporary Surge of Vegan Themed Documentaries”
Robert Saunders: “Screening the North: A Call for Geocriticism in Critical Television Studies”

14.00- 14.30 Coffee

14.30-16.00 Session V
Arja Rosenholm: “Lost in the Arctic? A Film Adaptation of Oleg Kuvaev’s novel Territory”
Vlad Strukov: “Luminous Worlds: Sakha Cinema and the Image of the Global North”

16.00-17.00 Closing discussion



For more information, please contact:
Arja Rosenholm
Markku Lehtimä