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Hosted event: Literature between Paper and Pixels

Organiser: Centre for Literature between Media, Aarhus University

2016.03.15 | AIAS

Date Thu 19 May Fri 20 May
Time 09:00    18:00
Location The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C

Preliminary programme


Thursday 19 May

9.00-9.45: Arrival and registration

9.45-10.45: Keynote: Claire Squires: The Digital Publishing Communications Circuit

11.00-12.30: Panel 1 – New theoretical paradigms

  • Florian Cramer: Post-Digital Literary Studies
  • Christian Ulrik Andersen and Søren Pold: A Literary Theory of the Interface
  • Ann Steiner: Exploring ”the Between” – Paper, Pixels and Negotiating Literature

12.30-14.00: Lunch

14.00-15.30: Panel 2 – Changing reading patterns

  • Stig Hjarvard: Looking for Inspiration Online: Literary taste and Online Behavior and Preferences
  • Anne-Mette Albrechtslund: ”I Like Amazon, but...”: The Complexities of a Digitized Reading Culture
  • Birgitte Stougaard and Iben Have: Digital Audiobooks: Changing Target Groups, Situations, Places and Experiences for Reading

15.45-16.45: Keynote: Michael Bhaskar: The Master Filter: Publishers as Curators from

                      Print to Digital

17.00-18.45: Reception incl. light dinner

 18.45-19.45: Panel 3 – Artistic practice in a new media landscape

  • Kong Orange (on Shanghai 1927)
  • Merete Pryds Helle (on the apps Wuwu & Co. and Du ser kun dig selv)
  • Books & Magic (on The Little Mermaid)

Friday 20 May


9.15-10.15: Keynote: Ted Striphas: Keywords in Literary Publishing: Reflections

                      on the Late Age of Print

10.30-12.00: Panel 4 – Writing, publishing and editing between paper and pixels

  • Leah Tether: Medieval Literature Between Parchment and Pixels
  • Sara Tanderup: Between Participation and Promotion: Changing Reader-Text Dynamics in/around Contemporary Printed Novels
  • Toke Riis Ebbesen: Retro and Futurism in E-book Design

12.00-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.30: Panel 5 – Children’s literature between paper and pixels

  • Sara Kärrholm: The E-book Market for Children in Sweden: Possibilities and Concerns
  • Lucy Ry-Kottoh: The Status of Printed Books and Electronic Books among Young Readers in Ghana

14.45-16.15: Panel 6 – Innovative publishing

  • Louisa Preston: Innovating Publishing Activity at the Edges of ’Publishing’
  • Søren Pold and Christian Ulrik Andersen: Interface Industry and Reading
  • Alexandra Borg: New Routes to Publishing: Self-publishing in the 21st Century

16.30-17.30: Keynote: Angus Phillips (title to follow)


19.00: Conference dinner (venue to follow)


Tore Rye Andersen, Lektor/Associate Professor, PhD
Comparative Literature
School of Communication and Culture
Aarhus University

E-mail: torerye@dac.au.dk
Direct phone: +45 871 63082

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