Immersive reading environments

I’m very excited to present in virtual reality for the first time. 19 February 2020, 12:00 CET on AltspaceVR. The 2020 Educators in VR International Summit is a free, open-to-the public, virtual event lasting 6 days (over 100 round-the-clock hours) with a diverse range of over 150 speakers and presentations. It will be live streamed […]

The Experientiality of Narrative // Interdisciplinary Seminar on Narrative

After spending the last two months debating the contribution of philosophers to narrative studies, we now moved to a milestone of state-of-the-art narrative theory, The Experientiality of Narrative by Marco Caracciolo. We debated Chapter 5, “Fictional Consciousnesses: From Attribution to Enactment,” and our attention has been drawn by the role of the so called “triggers […]

Against Narrativity? // Interdisciplinary Seminar on Narrative

When Galen Strawson’s essay “Against Narrativity” came out in 2004 it generated a few responses from different voices among those interested in narrative inquiry and narrative theory. 11 years later, in 2015, an article on Aeon dealing with the same topic has been read and reposted on social media by more than 9,000 people. Rereading […]

Narrative definitions, issues and approaches // Interdisciplinary Seminar on Narrative

Quite an interdisciplinary group for our first meeting, with people coming from fields as diverse as literary studies, philosophy, education, didactic, and communication studies. We discussed chapter one of Analyzing Narrative by Anna De Fina and Alexandra Georgakopoulou, which is a great introduction to narrative studies.