Kickoff-Workshop: „Fühlen und Verstehen. Die Rolle von Empathie beim Verstehen von Personen und Literatur“

September 26th-27th 2018, University of Regensburg

Upcoming Workshop: Empathy, Understanding, and Appreciation

February 21st-23rd 2019, Georg-August-University Göttingen


Program

02/21/2019

15.00 – 15.15 Welcome (Thomas Petraschka & Christiana Werner)

Empathy, Understanding & „Verständnis“

15.15 – 16.30 Eva-Maria Düringer: “Feeling and Being Understood”
16.30 – 17.45 Christiana Werner: “What’s so funny about (Peace, Love and) Understanding”
17.45 – 18.00 Break
18.00 – 19.30 Karsten Stueber: “Appreciating Otherness: Empathic Understanding and the Sensus Communis”

02/22/2019

09.00 – 10.15 Jean Moritz Müller: “Fellow Feelings, Responses and Acknowledgment“

Empathy, Fiction & „Appreciation“

10.15 – 11.30 Jana Lüdtke: “Could we understand the contribution of reading fiction on the development of social cognition when we study the influence of empathy on reading literature?”
11.30 – 11.45 Break
11.45 – 13.00 Thomas Petraschka: “How empathizing with real people differs from empathizing with fictional characters”
13.00 – 15.15 Lunch Break
15.15 – 16.30 Benjamin Gittel: “To live as if one were a character in a book” – Appreciation, Empathy and Autofiction”
16.30 – 17.45 Eva-Maria Konrad: “Empathy with the victim – or the perpetrator? Abbas Khider’s “Ohrfeige” and the reader’s change of perspective”
17.45 – 18.00 Break
18.00 – 19.30 Stephen R. Grimm: “Humane Understanding”

02/23/2019

09.00 – 10.15 Anja Berninger: “Empathizing with the Evil? Exploring the Reasons for Empathic Resistance”
10.15 – 11.30 Claudia Hillebrandt: “Empathy and appreciation for ambivalent fictional characters”
11.30 – 11.45 Break
11.45 – 13.00 Íngrid Vendrell Ferran: “Emotion and the Appreciation of Fiction”
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 – 15.00 Network-Meeting

Abstracts

Anja Berninger: Empathizing with the Evil? Exploring the Reasons for Empathic Resistance |

Eva-Maria Düringer: Feeling and Being Understood |

Íngrid Vendrell Ferran: Emotion and the Appreciation of Fiction |

Benjamin Gittel: “To live as if one were a character in a book” – Appreciation, Empathy and Autofiction |

Stephen R. Grimm: Humane Understanding |

Claudia Hillebrandt: Empathy and appreciation for ambivalent fictional characters |

Eva-Maria Konrad: Empathy with the victim – or the perpetrator? Abbas Khider’s “Ohrfeige” and the reader’s change of perspective |

Jana Lüdtke: Could we understand the contribution of reading fiction on the development of social cognition when we study the influence of empathy on reading literature? |

Jean Moritz Müller: Fellow Feelings, Responses and Acknowledgment |

Thomas Petraschka: How empathizing with real people differs from empathizing with fictional characters |

Karsten R. Stueber: Appreciating Otherness: Empathic Understanding and the Sensus Communis |

Christiana Werner: “What’s so funny about (Peace, Love and) Understanding” |