Programm Workshop: Empirical Approaches to Comics

2014 09 20 - 2014 09 20

20. September 2014, Literaturwerkstatt Berlin

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Research Group “Digital and Cognitive Approaches to Graphic Narrative”
Dr. Alexander Dunst (University of Paderborn)
Dr. Jochen Laubrock (University of Potsdam)

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Due to limited space at the venue, we ask guests to reserve seats by emailing us in advance!
9.30 – 10.15am Neil Cohn (University of California, San Diego): The Neurocognition of Comics: What Brain Science Tells Us About Comprehending Comics
10.15 – 11.00am Alexander Dunst and Rita Hartel (University of Paderborn): Towards a Digital Analysis of Graphic Narrative
11.00 – 11.15am Coffee Break
11.15 – 12.00am Ernesto Prieto (City University London): Encouraging Open Access to Comics Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities
12.00am – 12:45pm Karin Kukkonen (University of Turku): Between Armchair and Laboratory: The Cognitive Study of Comics
12.45 – 1.45pm Lunch
1.45 – 2.30pm John Walsh (Indiana University): FOOM, Fan Mail and Fast Selling American Seeds: Building an Archive of American Comic Book Readership
2.30 – 3.15pm Jochen Laubrock and Sven Hohenstein (University of Potsdam): The Effects of Panel Transitions on the Perception of Time and the Allocation of Attention in Comics: First Results
3.15 – 3.30pm Coffee Break
3.30 – 4.15pm Tim Smith (University College London): Transmedia Continuity: The Cognitive Foundations of Visual Storytelling in Comics and Film
4.15-5 pm Final Discussion: Future Directions
chaired by Martin Fischer, University of Potsdam

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