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Conference on José Ortega y Gasset

26 – 27 January 2018

Department of Spanish
School of Modern Languages
University of St Andrews

Conference organisers:
Ricardo Fernández rfr1@st-andrews.ac.uk and Jordi Larios jl213@st-andrews.ac.uk

Conference venues:
The Byre Theatre, Studio (Friday 26 January)
Parliament Hall (Saturday 27 January)

Conference registration


Programme:

Friday 26 January

09.30-10.30 - Registration

10.30-10.45 - Welcome

10.45-11.45 - Inaugural lecture

Jordi Gracia (Universitat de Barcelona), “José Ortega y Gasset: Flaquezas morales de un pensador radical”

11.45-12.45 - Beatriz Caballero Rodríguez (University of Strathclyde), “José Ortega y Gasset y María Zambrano: Una relación intelectual bidireccional”

Santiago Bertrán Pérez (University of Edinburgh), “Crisis de creencias, alteración y cambio de estado: Sobre algunas ideas de Ortega en la novela Corazón tan blanco, de Javier Marías”

12.45-14.00 - Buffet lunch

14.00-15.00 - Melania Stancu (University of Bucharest), “El ciprés-llama a través del cristal de la ventana: Una aproximación a las teorías orteguianas sobre la metáfora”

Ricardo Fernández (University of St Andrews), “Meditaciones de Ramón: La práctica y las ideas estéticas de Gómez de la Serna y Ortega y Gasset en paralelo (1911-1914)”

15.00-15.30 - Coffee break

15.30-16.30 - Paolo Scotton (IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca), “Intellectuals, Public Opinion and Democracy: On Ortega y Gasset’s Social Education”

Jordi Larios, (University of St Andrews), “The Arthurian Legend, Ortega’s ‘raciovitalismo’, and Jarnés’s Fiction”                             

16.30-18.00 - Wine reception

18.30 - Conference dinner

Saturday 27

10.00-11.00 - Jordi Anglés “El sueño ibérico”   

Alec F. Dinnin (University of Florida), “Consensus, Inauthenticity, and Ideology in José Ortega y Gasset’s Political Thought”

11.00-11.30 - Coffee break

11.30-12.30 - Keynote address:

Xon de Ros (University of Oxford), “The Poet and the Thinker: The Dialogue between Antonio Machado and José Ortega y Gasset”

12.30-14.00 - Buffet lunch 

14.00-15.30 - Juan Bagur Taltavull (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), “Liberalismo y totalitarismo según José Ortega y Gasset y Michael Oaekeshott”

Jorge Brioso (Carleton College) and Jesús María Díaz Álvarez (UNED), “La Guerra Civil y el exilio. Valoraciones de la conflagración española en José Ortega y Gasset, José Gaos y Julián Marías”

15.30-16.30 - Antolín Sánchez Cuervo (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid), “El pensamiento de Ortega bajo la lente del exilio republicano en México. Continuidades y rupturas”

Nino Kebadze (University of Massachusetts Boston), “Ortega beyond Ortega: From Interpretation to Appropriation”

16.30 - Conference ends


Literature and Video Games: Beyond Stereotypes

An interdisciplinary Leverhulme International Network event hosted by University of St Andrews

20-21st June 2018

Organised by Prof. Margaret-Anne Hutton (Univ. of St Andrews Modern Languages; Leverhulme Network P.I.); Prof. Gregor White, Dr Robin Sloan and Dr Dayna Galloway (Abertay Univ., Dundee), Dr Matthew Barr (Univ. of Glasgow)

with

Christopher Brookmyre; Val McDermid; Rhianna Pratchett; Simon Meek

Further information and call for papers


Archive of past events

See also

Modern Languages Writers in Residence Programme

About the programme
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