III Symposium on Books, Travels and Travelers

III Symposium on Books, Travels and Travelers:

            Count Vlad Tepes Dracula and the Discourse of Blood

June 24-28, 2019

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania

PROGRAM

Monday, June 24  

10:00-11:30 am: Registration and Coffee

12:00 -2:00 pm:   Opening Ceremony: Avram Iancu Auditorium (Faculty of Letters and Arts, first floor) 

Reception:  buffet lunch?

**All sessions will take place in The Faculty of Letters and Arts, first floor. Rooms: I-A and I-B

**Presentations will be conducted in Spanish and English

4:00-5:45 pm Room: I-A: Vampires in German and Scandinavian Literature

The Romantic Vampire in German Literature 

Ingrid García-Wistadt 

Universidad de Valencia

Spain

Women Vampires in Two examples of Contemporary Literature, Written in the German Language

Adriana Haro- Luviano de Rall 

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Mexico

Blood and Literature.  Vital Therapies in the Modern Vampire in the Novel Das Licht und der Schulsselby Adolf Musche,

Isabel Hernández 

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Spain

The Welfare Crime: Violence and fiction from Scandinavia

Ovio Olaru

Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

Romania 

6:30-7:30 pm Room: I-A: Artists and Blood

The Banality of Blood. Anesthesia and Innervation in Art

Julio Broca 

Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

Mexico

Musings on the Connotations and Poetics of Bleeding: A series of Collages 

Natalie Craig

Painter 

USA 

The transmutation of blood as a dramatic detonator

Estela Leñero y Gregoria Navarro

Casa de Teatro, Mexico y Pamplona, España.

Tuesday, June 25

10:00- 11:45 am Room: I-B: History of Blood and Cultures 

Blood in Ritual and Heretical Sacrifice. Ancient Mexico and Europe

Ana María Huerta Jaramillo 

Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Alfonso Vélez Pliego 

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

Mexico

Vlad Tepes and His “Blood” Travels Through Bulgaria

Katia G. Karadjova, Vanya P. Avramova y Krassimira Alexandrova

Humboldt State University, CA, USA and National Library of Bulgaria 

“St. St. Cyril and Methodius”

Bulgaria

Taste and Smell of Blood in the Cultural Communication in Paul Treutler and Gustave Verniory’s Travels in the Chilean Araucanian Region. XIX Century

Lilianet Brintrup 

Humboldt State University

USA

12:00-2:00 pm Lunch on your own

4:00-5:45 pm   Room: I-A The Memory of Blood in Mexico

Blood and Literature in Mexico 68 

Luz Elena Gutiérrez de Velasco Romo 

El Colegio de México

Mexico

A Spanish Puebla in America and the process of gradual coloring of blood

Agustín Grajales Porras

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

México

José Revueltas and the Movement of 68 in Mexico: Blood Hardly Mentioned 

Edith Negrín 

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Mexico

4:00-5:45 pm Room: I-B   Blood in History

Humans in Prehispanic Mexico. Displeasure and Horror 

Begoña Arteta

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa

Mexico

Blood that is Never (ever) Red in Blood Hypostases 

Mihaela Zaharia 

University of Bucharest 

Rumania

Blood as Branding: Strategic Discourse Linked to a Real in the Constitution of Fundamental Political and Demographic History, in Argentine Literature of the XX Century

Lucía Rossi 

Universidad de Buenos Aires 

Argentina

6:00-7:45 pm Room: I-A   Redeeming Blood. Sacrifice, Exclusion and Resistance in the Discourse of Building and “Regenerating” Nations

The Redemption of Blood: Power and Resistance

Carmen de la Guardia Herrero 

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Spain

Letters from Prison: Olga Benario Prestes, a Jewish-German Woman in Tropical Lands

Gabriela de Lima Grecco

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Spain

Purificar la sangre patria: el discurso de limpieza ideológica y racial en el primer franquismo a través de María Rosa Urraca Pastor y Vallejo Nájera (1936-1945) 

Jaime Caro Morente y Alejandro Camino Rodríguez

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Spain 

6:00-7:45 pm: I-B: Vampires and Blood in Romanian Literature

Cultural Traces of Blood in Romanian Fiction

Alina Bako

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

The Language is the Life: Suggestive Language in Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” and Its Romanian Translation

Anca-Simina Martin

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

Dracula’s Resurrection in Contemporary Romanian fiction

Andrei Terian

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

Wednesday, June 26

10:00- 11:45 am Room:  I-A   Blood and Literary Discourses

A Cultural and Historic Visit with Count Vlad Tepes Dracula. Sharing His Castle with Federico García Lorca

Maria Rosa Toppino

Independent Scholar 

Italy

Dracula South: “Hemorrhages” and Other poems written during the last LA dictatorships. 

Gladys Ilarregui 

University of Delaware

USA

The Journey of Blood: a writer’s reading

Esther Andradi, Writer

Alemania-Argentina 

10: 00-11:45 pm Room: I-B   Bloody Romantics and perspectives on Blood

The Bloody Romantics: John Keats and Eroticism 

Alex Ciorogar

Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

Romania

Blood Sugar Sex Magik: An Ancient Perspective on that Mysterious Red Fluid 

Kathryn Chew

California State University Long Beach

USA

Blood: Symbol of Life or Death?

Miguel de Loyola 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Chile

12:00- 2:00 pm Lunch on your own

4:00-5:45 pm SESSION I-AMyths of Transylvania and Novels of Blood

The Omnipresence of Blood in Mexican Costumbrismo by Manuel Payno

Lilián Illades

Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades 

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

Mexico 

Dreams of Reason, its Monsters and the Literate Citizenry in Three Novels from the Mexican Diasphora

José Martín Flores 

San Diego State University 

USA

The Theme of Blood in Three Chilean Works:  Those Assassinated at the Workers’ Insurance by Carlos Droguett, Blood and Hope by Nicomedes Guzmán and Flesh and Hyacinths by de Antonio Gil

Cristian Montes Capó 

Universidad de Chile

Chile

Technology, Geography, History, Anthropology and Narrative: An Aid in Reading Novels of Jules Verne and Bram Stoker, About the Myths of Transylvania

Dieter Rall

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Mexico

4:00-5:45 pm Room: I-B Contemporary Politics and Texts of Blood

The fictionalization of the terrorist act in Oussama my loveby Youssouf Amine Elalamy

Moufida El Bejaqui

Faculté des Sciences de l’ Education de la Université Mohamed V. Rabat 

Morocco

Blood as a Political Theme in Contemporary 

Argentina 

Nora Strejilevich  

San Diego State University

USA

Non-Visible Blood. The Novel “Tenebroso”by Juvenal Acosta

Juvenal Acosta 

California College of the Arts

USA

6:00- 8:00 pm Room: I-A The Voyage of Blood, countries and ethnicities

Books as an Embodiment of Cultural Interpretations of theWorld: Connecting Language, Race, Culture, and Memory by Means of Storytelling.

Eva-Nicoleta Burdusel

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

The Travelers. Jews Expelled from their Communities in Central and Eastern Europe

Marjorie Agosín

Wellesley Collage

USA

Blood and Eucharistic in/of the Wilderness in Cormac Mc Carthy’s “Blood Meridian on the Evening Redness in the West”

Ovidiu Matiu

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Romania

Persecution, Exclusion and the Purity of Blood: German Social Nationalism and its Persecution of the Jewish, Sinti and Romani People 

Lizette Jacinto 

Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Alfonso Vélez Pliego

Benémerita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

Mexico

6:00- 8:00 pm Room: I-B   Blood in childhood and pop culture

The Intuited Body:  Seduction in “Niña de piel infinita” by Maritza M. Buendía 

Laura Cáceres Hernández

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa

Mexico

The Seductive Bride of Corinth

Luz Elena Zamudio Rodríguez 

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa

Mexico

First Blood: Contemporary Coming-of-Age in Young Adult Literature

Nikola Hobbel

Humboldt State University

USA

Modern Dracula, American Pop Culture’s Anti-Hero

Kelly Marie Patterson Fernandes 

Northern Humboldt Union High School District

USA

8:15-9:15 pm: Closing Ceremony

 Avram Iancu Auditorium

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