29th ANNUAL IAPL CONFERENCE

THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

FINLAND

CONFERENCE TOPIC:

CHIASMATIC x ENCOUNTERS

chiasma noun, pl -mata [X-shaped configuration, fr. Gk crosspiece, fr. chiazein to mark with a chi, fr. chi (letter X)] 1: an anatomical intersection or decussation ? compare optic chiasma 2: a cross-shaped configuration of paired chromatids visible in the diplotene of meiotic prophase and considered the cytological equivalent of genetic crossing-over.

chiasmus, noun (fr. Gk chiasmos, fr. chiazein to mark with a chi (X)): an inverted relationship between the syntactic elements of parallel phrases (as in Goldsmith's to stop too fearful, and too faint to go).

optic chiasma: the X-shaped partial decussation on the undersurface of the hypothalamus through which the optic nerves are continuous with the brain.

(Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th edition)

IAPL 2005 - CONFERENCE PROGRAM

SUMMARY OF EVENTS

INDEX OF PARTICIPANTS

 

KIASMA INVITED SPEAKER

STEVEN HOLL

ARCHITECT OF

KIASMA

THE HELSINKI MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

 

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IAPL INVITED SPEAKER

GIANNI VATTIMO

MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND PROFESSOR OF THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF TURIN, ITALY


IAPL 2005 CONFERENCE HOTEL

SPECIAL CONFERENCE RATES
Scandic Grand Marina
Katajanokanlaituri 7
00160 Helsinki

 

THE IAPL 2005 FINALE DINNER, MUSIC, AND FESTIVITIES

WILL TAKE PLACE TUESDAY NIGHT - JUNE 7th, 2005

on a delightful Finnish island at the

NJK RESTAURANT

(see image of the NJK below)

THE FINNISH LITERATURE SOCIETY

has kindly offered their Festive Hall for the

OPENING ROUND TABLE


CHIASMATIC ENCOUNTERS IN PHILOSOPHY AND ART

Organized, Chaired, and Introduced by Kuisma Korhonen (Comparative Literature, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, FINLAND)

Last updated: January 27, 2010