Session 1 – Panels

July 1, 11:00 – 13:00

1A Literary Transcodifications/1

Chair: Donata Meneghelli

Ana Laguna Martínez (University of Granada)
Brecht’s Kriegsfibel: a Semiotic Study
Vincenzo Maggitti (Independent Researcher)
Terms of Visual and Trans-Medial Debate in Nathaniel West’s The Day of the Locust
Helena Van Praet (Catholic University of Louvain)
From Print to Digital and Back Again: Network Aesthetics in Anne Carson’s The Beauty of the Husband


1B Comics and Sequential Narrative/1

Chair: Mario Tirino

Mattia Arioli (University of Bologna)
Framing Memories: Intercode Adaptation of Iconic Photographs of the Vietnam War
Giorgio Busi Rizzi (University of Ghent)
Digital comics as participatory Gesamtkunstwerk: Andrew Hussie’s Homestuck
Stefan Buchenberger (Kanagawa University)
Trying to Describe the Non-describable: H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu-Mythos and Its Adaptations in Alan Moore’s Graphic Novels


1C Theories and Philosophies of Transcodification/1

Chair: Mattia Petricola

Raffaele Chiarulli (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan)
“Various are the incidents in one man’s life which cannot be reduced to unity”. First Aristotelian Lesson on Transcodification
Soo-Young Nam (Korea National University of Arts)
The Purloined Codes: Media (Techniques) as Cryptology
Youngmin Kim (Dongguk University)
Converging Transmedia, Digital Humanities, and World Literature: The Poetics of Database and Transcodification


1D Digital Media Practices

Chair: Márcio Seligmann-Silva

Jess McPherson (Spa University of Bath)
Girl Swarm: Performing Post-Internet Female Identity
Natasha Lushetich (University of Dundee)
BeHere. Cultural and Personal Memory in the Age of Global Informationalism
Marie Thérèse Abdelmessih (Cairo University)
The Egyptian ‘Enigma’ in New Media Art


1E Icons and Iconicity

Chair: Massimo Fusillo

Sarah M.T. Goeth (University of Hamburg)
The Iconic Turn as a Pioneer of Modern Transmedialism
Silvia Albertazzi (University of Bologna)
Nostalgia of the Present: Pauline Boty from the Swinging Sixties to Post-Brexit UK
Beatrice Seligardi (University of Parma)
From Femicide to Art Criticism: Remediating Francesca Alinovi’s Icon


1F Transcoding Japan

Chair: Yorimitsu Hashimoto

Takayuki Yokota-Murakami (Osaka University)
Transcodification of Critical Terms: Character/seikaku/xingge from Chinese Classical Writings via Modern Japanese Literature to Contemporary “Light Novels”
Toshiko Ellis (Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Japan)
Opening Canonical Texts: Quotation, Retelling and Potential Criticality
Laura Treglia (Independent Researcher)
Lady Snowblood or the Cross-media and Transnational Appeal of the Angry Woman Tale: An Early Example of Transcodification Politics and Practices of the Japanese “Media Mix”
Francesco-Alessio Ursini (Central China Normal University)
Japanese Space Opera and Intermediality