Workshop III – Narrativity, interpretation and responsibility

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 19-21 October 2012, ISVW – Leusden


Friday   19 October

12.00               Registration

12.30-13.30     Lunch

13.30               Welcome and round of introductions

13.45               Irene Bucelli (Kings College, London)
The Author and the Narrator. Narrativity as
A Condition for Agency                                                        

14.35                Break

14.45               Steven Delay (Rice University)
The Toiling Lily: Narrative Life, Responsibility, and the Ontological Ground of Self-Deception

15.35                Break

15.50                Fleur Jongepier (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Two Conceptions of Narrative Identity                                            

16.40                Break

17.00                Lynne Rudder Baker (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Making Sense of Ourselves: Self-Narratives and Personal Identity

Comments: Leon de Bruin (University of Bochum)
18.30-20.00     Dinner, followed by coffee   

Saturday      20 October (Eedenzaal)   

8.00-9.00         Breakfast

9.00                 Marion Smiley (Brandeis University)

Excuse-Giving, Self-Narration, and the Social Construction of Responsibility
Comments: Philip Robichaud (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

10.30                Break

10.40                Nicole van Voorst Vader-Bours (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Narrative Responsibility Assessment for Non-Deliberated Acts                                          

11.30               Break

11.50               Natallia Stelmak Schabner (The Graduate Center City Uni of New York)
Narrativity and Action

12.50-14.20     Lunch

14.20                Martin Weichold (University of Göttingen)
Narrative Responsibility for Unreflective Action

15.10                Break

15.30                Frank Hindriks (University of Groningen)
Moral Narratives for Better or Worse
Comments: Patrick Delaere (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

17.00               Break

17.20               Agustín Vicente (University of the Basque Country)
Agency, Attribution and Responsibility
Comments: Wim de Muijnck (Radboud University Nijmegen)

19.00-20.30     Dinner, followed by coffee and drinks in the bar


Sunday       21 October (Eedenzaal)

8.00-9.00         Breakfast

9.00                 Anika Fiebich (Ruhr-University Bochum)
The Role of Narratives for Social Understanding

9.50                 Break

10.00               Zuzanna Rucinska (University of Hertfordshire)
Pretence as Embodiment of Social Narratives Instead of Individual   Concepts

10.50                Break

11.10                Filippo Santoni de Sio (presenting), Nicole Vincent & Bjørn Jespersen (Delft University of Technology)
Persons, Roles, and Excuse: Why the BCN Cannot Tell Us Who We Are
Comments: Bert Musschenga (VU University Amsterdam) 

12.40                Concluding remarks

13.00-14.00     Closing lunch

Venue for the workshop meetings on Friday Keposzaal; on Saturday & Sunday: Van Eedenzaal