For our second conference, Eisenstein International Network members will present new research on Eisenstein’s Method and related topics. Sessions will be held in 4 successive weeks in March. They will be available live via Zoom and will be recorded for later viewing.
Sessions will be held on Fridays and Saturdays, at 2 pm NY time (EST); 4pm Rio de Janeiro, 7pm London, 8pm Berlin, 10pm Moscow; 6am Melbourne (+ 1 day). Zoom registrations will help to keep track of the various time zones from which we will be calling in.
The keynote by Maria Stavrinaki on 3/5/21 will be a 2:00 p.m. EST (8:00 Paris).
Please register for each individual session.
Friday March 5 (register here)
2:00-4:00 pm EST
Maria Stavrinaki: "Eisenstein and the Utopia of Deep Time"
Respondent: Antonio Somaini
Saturday March 6 (register here)
14:00-16:00 NY time (EST)
Elective Affinities I
Chair: Karla Oeler
Oksana Bulgakowa, Space/Time: Eisenstein/Benjamin
Ilaria Aletto, “How do you talk ‘within yourself’”: Sergei Eisenstein on the inner monologue of Ulysses
Elective Affinities II
Chair: Joan Neuberger
Karla Oeler, Method and Heretical Empiricism
Helen Grace, Eisenstein’s Chinese thinking
Friday, March 12 (register here)
Unity and its Opposites
Chair: Evgenii Bershtein
Dustin Condren, The Author Inside His Theme: Eisenstein and the formation of an intangible oeuvre
Felix Lenz, Hegel and Eisenstein: Affinity and Metamorphosis
Danila Kuznetsov, Maternal Womb and 2001: A Space Odyssey
Chair: Dustin Condren
Evgenii Bershtein, Poetics of Sexuality in Eisenstein’s “Method”
Alessia Cervini and Marie Rebecchi, Il Metodo. A Dialogue on the New Italian Edition
Saturday, March 20 (register here)
Chair: Daria Khitrova
Ana Hedberg Olenina, “Cognition is Construction”: Eisenstein’s Narrative and Spectators’ Extended Cognition
Joan Neuberger, Words about Feelings in Eisenstein’s Method: A Digital & Textual Analysis.
Julia Vassilieva, Method: the one and many paradigms
Chair: Ana Olenina
Ada Ackerman, Artavazd Pelechian and Eisenstein
Yuri Tsivian, “Eiertanz and Blumenwunder”: Intellectual Attractions in the Making
Primitive and Ornament
Chair: Yuri Tsivian
Luis Felipe Labaki, "In Praise of the Cine-Chronicle" and documentary film practices
Nariman Skakov, Ornament as a National Form
Session 4 (register here)
Friday, March 26
14:00-17:00 NY time (EST)
Stage & Staging
Chair: Michael Wedel
Vanessa Teixeira de Oliveira, Eisenstein’s Steps – a Hypothesis
Beatrice Picon-Vallin, Meyerhold and Eisenstein, Theatrical Encyclopedia and Method
Chair: Eri Barros
Anne Nesbet, Traces of Piranesi
Michael Wedel, Looking for Diego: Velázquez in Eisenstein
Form in Music & Literature
Chair: Anne Nesbet
Luiz Felipe Soares, A Latin counterpoint/weaving method
Erivoneide Barros, Образности, method of the literary image
EIN2 is sponsored by the Eisenstein International Network with the generous support of the Amherst Center for Russian Culture at Amherst College. The language of the symposium will be English.