[H-verkko] Helsinki, Versification 2016: Metrics in practise

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Versification 2016: Metrics in practise

Helsinki, Hallituskatu 1
25.5.2016 klo 08:45 – 27.5.2016 klo 17:30

Preliminary Programme

 Wednesday, May 25th

 8.45–9.15 COFFEE + Registration

 9.15–9.30 Opening words

 9.30–10.30 Keynote speaker

Tomas Riad (University of Stockholm, Swedish Academy)

Meter as Improvement


10.30–11.00 COFFEE


11.00–12.30 Session I A

Mikael Males (University of Oslo)

Metrical Innovation in Skaldic Poetry c. 900–1220

Jean-Louis Aroui (Paris-8 University / CNRS (French National Center for
Scientific Research))

The French Decasyllable from the 14th to the 16th Century: A Meter Family


11.00–12.30 Session I B

Maria-Kristiina Lotman (University of Tartu)

Mihhail Lotman (University of Tartu / Tallinn University)

Meter and Semantics: Subjectivity in Estonian Verse

Haukur Žorgeirsson (Įrni Magnśsson Institute for Icelandic Studies)

Two Types of Poetic Traditions

Eva Lilja (Göteborg University)

Embodied Rhythm


12.30–14.00 LUNCH


14.00–15.00 Keynote speaker

Jesper Svenbro (Swedish Academy)

Stanzas: Practicing Sappo’s and Alcaeus’ Stanzas


15.00–15.30 COFFEE


15.30–17.00 Session II A

Hanna Karhu (University of Helsinki)

Finnish Rhymed Couplet Meter (rekilaulumitta) in Folk Songs and in Written
Poetry – The Case of Otto Manninen’s Poems and Archival Material

Erika Laamanen (University of Helsinki)

The Metrical Evolution of Lauri Viita’s Poetry

Tuula Rautio (University of Helsinki)

The Last Rhyme


15.30–17.00 Session II B

Tobia Zanon (University of Padua)

Versification, Translation and Lyrical Traditions

Alice Martin (Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö)

The Snark becomes Krauki. Translating Lewis Carroll’s Metre into Finnish

Ulf Cronquist (Gothenburg University)

“Hallelujah” – a Song of Songs


Thursday, May 26th

9.15–9.30 COFFEE

9.30–10.30 Keynote speaker

Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)

On the Functional Differentiation of Metrical Forms


10.30–11.00 COFFEE


11.00–12.30 Session III A

Klaus Johan Myrvoll (University of Oslo)

Syllabic Quantity in Old Norse Metre

Jacqueline Ekgren (Ekgren Musikkinstitutt)

Accentual Verse and Century-Old Vocal Tradition Feature Dipodic Pattern: Pairs
of Strong Stresses Govern Old English Poetry and Norwegian stev

Grünthal Satu (University of Helsinki)

Cvetanovic Dragana (University of Helsinki)

Huhtamäki Martina (University of Helsinki)

“Frá bygd til bý” by Swangah Dangah – A Contemporary Faroese Ballad


11.00–12.30 Session III B

Rosalķa Rodrķguez-Vįzquez (University of Vigo)

Galician Song Metrics in the Iberian Phonological Continuum

Lev Blumenfeld (Carleton University)

Textsetting as Strengthened Meter: Evidence from Georges Brassens

Nicolas Royer-Artuso (Laval University)

Ottoman ‘Aruzto Usul’ Textsetting Principles


12.30–14.00 LUNCH


14.00–15.30 Session IV A

Anna Rubtsova (Tallinn University)

Iambic Tetrameter of Vladislav Khodasevich

Hans Nollet (KU Leuven)

A Case Study: The Diachrony of the Dactylic Hexameter in Justus Lipsius’s


14.00–15.30 Session IV B

Myfany Turpin (University of Sydney)

Multi-Modal Parallelism in Central Australian Song-Poetry

Janika Oras (Estonian Literary Museum)

Play with Structures in Seto Oral Singing Tradition: The Broken Line as a Model
of Rhythmic Variation

Mari Sarv (Estonian Literary Museum)

The Relationship of Metre and Performance in Case of Folksongs


15.30–16.00 COFFEE


16.00–17.00 Session V A

Eeva-Liisa Bastman (University of Helsinki)

Functions of Rhyme, Assonance and Alliteration in 18th Century Hymn Poetry

Marina Akimova (M. L. Lomonosov Moscow State University)

Some Observations on the Use of Verb Forms in the Poetry of Mikhail Kuzmin


16.00–17.00 Session V B

Panu Heimonen (University of Helsinki)

Versification and Sibelius’s 2nd Symphony Op. 43

Marjo Suominen (University of Helsinki)

Versification in Handel’s Opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Surfaces of
Performativity and Intertextuality


Evening Reception at the Finnish Literature Society


Friday, May 27th

9.15–9.30 COFFEE

9.30–10.30 Keynote

Jarkko Niemi (University of Tampere)

Major Results for a Comprehensive and Comparative Understanding of Northern
Uralic Sung Meter


10.30–11.00 COFFEE


11.00–12.30 Session VI A

Eila Stepanova (University of Helsinki)

“Kallehen kandajazen kandamaista kaimatah”: The Variability and Flexibility
of “Poetic Strings” in Karelian Laments

Elena Jugay (Vologda Institute of Business / Russian State University for the

The Phonetic Organization of Russian Folk Lamentations

Maria V. Stanyukovich (Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography
(Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Science)

Galina B. Sytchenko (M. I. Glinka Novosibirsk State Conservatoire)

Poetic Language and Music of the hudhud ni nosi, a Yattuka Funeral Chant, the

 11.00–12.30 Session VI B

Taive Särg (Estonian Folklore Archives, Tartu)

Recreating the Metre: Verses of More than Eight Syllables in Estonian regilaul

Varun de Castro-Arrazola (Leiden University / Meertens Institute)

Final Strictness and the Detection of Deviants in Pseudo-Verse Lines

Vera Polilova (Moscow State University, Institute of World Culture)

Genesis of Russian taktovik: The Actual State of the Problem


12.30–14.00 LUNCH


 14.00–15.00 Keynote speaker

Kati Kallio (Finnish Literature Society (SKS))

Performance, Music and Meter in Finnic Oral Poetry


15.00–15.30 COFFEE


15.30–17.00 Session VII A

Luca Zuliani (University of Padova)

Music and Text in Contemporary Italy

Eszter Éva Hörcher (Holocaust Memorial Center, Hungary)

On the Way Words and Melodies Meet: Concerning the Musical and Linguistic System
of Relationships in 20th-Century Hungarian Poetry


15.30–17.00 Session VII B

Stephen Evans (Church musician, The Parish of Laitila, Turku Archdiocese,

New Light on Versification in Ancient Greek Epic, Hymn and Lyric

Yelena Sesselja Helgadóttir (University of Iceland)

Formulaic Language in Minimal Metrical Requirements: The Case of Postmedieval
Icelandic žulur

Frog (University of Helsinki)

Metrical Entanglement: The Interface of Language and Meter through Tradition


17.00–17.15 COFFEE


17.15–17.30 Closing discussion

Tiedustelut: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura (tiedotus at finlit.fi), puhelin 0201
131 231 / viestintä
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