Program 2018-04-12T18:34:23+00:00

2018 Congress Program

CONGRESS PROGRAM | HIGHLIGHTED THEME | PLENARY SPEAKERS | SPECIAL EVENTS

Each year, the International Congress on Human Sciences attracts a diverse group of participants from around the world. Our program development team bases on this diversity to provide a rich and distinctive experience, including keynote speakers, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and social events. The congress program brings together presentations on similar topics to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.

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2018 Highlighted Theme

Present and future of literature on the web

In a transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary way, which falls within the vast field of digital humanities and provides the means to create an international network of academic discussion on nanofictional literary forms from different areas of knowledge (Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, Critical Literature, History of Literature, Communication, Innovation and Technologies, etc.), we intend to investigate in the new ways of formalization of the diverse manifestation of brevity in the digital sphere, to study the semiological relations that are established between the literary text and other manifestations (photography, painting, cinema, audiovisual animation, etc.) and pay attention to the question of generic boundaries.

Plenary Speakers

Dra. Ana Calvo
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Prof. Ana Calvo Revilla, PhD – Universidad CEU San Pablo de Madrid (Spain)

Exploración del microrrelato en la red: fractalidad, recursividad e hibridación semiótica

Ana Calvo Revilla has a PhD in Hispanic Philology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a degree in Classical Philology from the Universidad de Valladolid. She is an Associated Professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the Universidad CEU San Pablo of Madrid. She has done researches at Cambridge and Vanderbilt universities. She is the author of La Poetria nova de Godofredo de Vinsauf. Edición crítica y Traducción (Arco / Libros, 2008) and of several studies on the work of Gonzalo Hidalgo Bayal, Ricardo Menéndez Salmón, José Jiménez Lozano and José María Merino. She has coordinated with Javier de Navascués Las fronteras del microrrelato. Teoría y práctica del microrrelato español e iberoamericano (Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2012). She currently directs the Research Project “MiRed (Microrrelato, Digital Challenges of the Modern Narrative Literary Microforms, Consolidation of a Genre Between the Printing and the Network)” (FFI2015-70768-R), as Main Researcher financed by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). She recently published Elogio de lo mínimo. Estudios sobre microrrelato y minificción en el siglo XXI (Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2018). She is the director of the journal Microtextualidades. Revista Internacional de microrrelato y minificción.

Dr. Karim Gherab

Prof. Karim Gherab Martín, PhD – Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain)

Karim Gherab Martín is a professor at the Faculty of Humanities of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He holds a degree in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Philosophy of Science and Technology. He has been a visiting professor at prestigious universities such as Harvard University (2008-2009), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010) and Paris-Diderot University in Paris (2013). He has been an associate professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and at the Universidad del País Vasco, researcher at the CSIC (2011-2013), and has done consultancy work for Indra, Telefonica, Atos-Origin and Accenture. In 2005 he received the Everis Foundation Essay Prize for El templo del saber: Hacia la Biblioteca digital universal (2006, Ed. Deusto).

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