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SEMSVEND - A workshop in honor of our friend and colleague Svend Østergaard (1949-2017)

2018.04.24 | Anne-Mette Pedersen

Date Fri 04 May
Time 09:15 16:30
Location Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, Room 1481-239


9:15. Per Aage Brandt: Svend’s Math of Meaning
9.35. David Budtz: Mapping the Public Value of Humanities: Past, present and future.
9.55. Peer Bundgaard: Some of Svend’s Favorite Things
10.15. Juani Guerra: Svend and I. How long is the West Coast of Denmark?

11.00. Anders Hougaard: There isn’t as much steam in eroticism as there is sweat on Tuco’s face.
11.20. Andreas Højlund: Parkinson’s disease and embodiment: insights from patients reading action- and non-action-related short stories
11.40. Lasse Gøhler Johansson: Prolegomena to a Theory of Canned Heat: The Spatial and Social Coordinates of a Blues Band in Flowerpower Denmark (til rekonstruktion af kritikken af Canned Heats omfangslogiske status)
12.00. Henrik Jørgensen: Adverbs, those little bastards – What do they do? How do they do it? Why do they do it?

13.30. Andreas Roepstorff: Catastrophic Encounters
13.50. Frederik Stjernfelt: Sensitivity of Carreer Choices. One of Svend's favourite Carl Barks stories
14.10. Johanne Stege Philipsen: Gestural diagram exploration in collaborative creativity
14.30. Jesper Sørensen: May the Force be with you - Mana and Force Dynamics

15.20. Ole Togeby : Signs, Feelings, and Reason
15.40. Kristian Tylén: Diagrams in Problem Solving
16.00. Mikkel Wallentin: The Great Wallentin & Østergaard Chess In the Brain Experiment (a work in no progress)
16.20. Wolfgang Wildgen: Semiotics and Dynamic Systems Theory


The workshop is organized in collaboration with Humanomics Center, Aalborg University.


After the workshop there will be a dinner for speakers, family, colleagues and friends. It will take place at IMC, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, Building 1483-312, 8000 Aarhus C. The price is 300 kr. per person, incl. drinks. Sign up for the dinner here

Contact: Peer Bundgaard, School og Communication and Culture