Viewing Values: Varieties of Ethical Experience in Cinematic Spectatorship

Groningen, The Netherlands, 27. March 2019.

Date: March 27, 2019

Place: Exposition Hall (Harmony Building, University of Groningen)

10:30: Coffee in the Weber Foyer

11:00: Welcome by Annie van den Oever (University of Groningen)

11:05-11:50: Liesbeth Korthals Altes (University of Groningen): “Ethical Turns and a Meta-Hermeneutic Way Out?” (Respondent: Margriet van der Waal)

11:50-12:25: Martin Rossouw (University of Groningen/University of the Free State): “Courting the Contingent: Terrence Malick, Receptivity, and Improvisational Filmmaking as Transformational Ethics” (Respondent: Thijs Lijster)

12:30-14:00: Lunch Break

14:00-14:45: Julian Hanich (University of Groningen): “Weeping over Values: On Cinematic Tears“ (Respondent: Suzanne Human)

14:45-15:30: Thomas Wartenberg (Mount Holyoke College): “Can Watching Films Improve Us?” (Respondent: Annie van den Oever)

15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

16:00-16:45: Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie University): “Film-Philosophy as Transformative Ethics: A Response to Rossouw“ (Respondent: Martin Rossouw)

16:45-17:30: Drinks in the Weber Foyer.