Dreams, Phantasms and Memories Programme





Dreams, Phantasms and Memories










Thursday, 19th September




9:30-10:30 Registration




10:30 Opening




Section A: Psychology and Philosophy:




11:00-13:00. Chair: Marco Zanasi


Monika Słodka & Dagna Skrzypińska, Who are the People in my Dreams? Self-awareness and Character Identification in Dreaming


Ilana Shiloh, Circular Reality: Who Dreams the Dreamer?


Judy B. Gardiner, A Dream Series in Fragmentation and Wholeness


Michał Wróblewski, What is a Dream According to Polish Jungians?




15:00-17:00. Chair: Judy B. Gardiner


Paulo Endo, Dreams and the Future: The Dreams' Representation in the Face of Pain and Hope


Mariia Demianchuk, Modern Psychoanalytic Approaches to Dreams and their Clinical Implications


Dagna Skrzypińska, Małgorzata Hołda & Malwina Dankiewicz, Dreams in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy


Massimo Schinco, Working with Dreams in Systemic Practices and Perspectives




17:30-19:30. Chair: Massimo Schinco


Marco Zanasi, Oneiric Activity in Bipolar Disorder


Marta Frąszczak, Improve, Observe and Rescue: Physical Aspects in Dreams During Pregnancy


Marco Zanasi, Dreaming Activity in Bariatric Surgery Candidates


M.C. Prabhakara, Dream – a Physiological Reflex to Keep Us Alive: A Probable Mechanism of Occurrence of a Dream




Section B: Culture and Memory




11:00-12:30. Chair: Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa


Maciej Rajewski, Dream Analyses as a Tool of Anthropological Research


Virpi Koskela, Using Dream as a Way to Get Insights for a Daily Work


Aurelian Botica, A Study of Ancient Methods and Context of “Dream Interpretation”




15:00-17:00. Chair: Paweł Zagożdżon


Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa, Collecting Dreams – Inspiring Dreams: Ignaz Ježower’s Anthology Buch der Träume and Its Contemporary Context


Carsten Bregenhöj, Dream Books in the Nordic Countries: Recurring Dream Motifs


Magdalena Serafin, “Gypsy in a Dream”: Positive and Negative Stereotypes of Romani People in Contemporary Dream Books


Annikki Kaivola-Bregenhöj, Dreams of the Second World War




17:30-19:00. Chair: Annikki Kaivola-Bregenhöj


Magdalena Budzyńska, The Ways of Conceptualization of Dreaming in English and American Poetry from 18th to 20th Century


Paweł Zagożdżon, Visions of Health, Secrets of Long Life and Message of Salvation


Nina Augustynowicz, Female Food-Induced Dreams in Advertising




Section C: Literature




11:00-13:00. Chair: Barbara D’Amato


Bartosz Stopel, The Pleasure of Dreams, and the Pleasure of Literature


Aleksandra Mrówka, Fallacy or Reality: The Philosophy of Dreams in The Nun’s Priest’s Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer


Alexandra de Brito Mariano, Neo-Latin Dreams: Textual Sources and Visions


Monika Włudzik, Symptom and Illusion: Pathological Dreamscapes in De Quincey, Coe and Litt




15:00-17:00. Chair: Alexandra de Brito Mariano


Agnieszka Łowczanin, Dreams and the Literary Gothic Tradition


Barbara D’Amato, Writer’s Dreams


Zuzanna Gnatek, Dreams as a Mode of Representation of History in Juliusz Słowacki’s King-Ghost


Chlôë Goodall, Between Reality and Imagination: Dreams of the Supernatural in Odoevskii’s The Cosmorama




17:30-19:30. Chair: Barbara Kijek


Marit Aalen, Fantasies and Dreams in Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt: A Psychoanalytic Approach


Wanda Dittrich, Nightmares and Phantasms Shared by Bruno Schulz and Franz Kafka


Monika Żółkoś, Animals and Dreams


Olena Lytovka, “Suffering from Reminiscences”: Memory and Trauma in Elizabeth Bowen’s Fiction




Section D: Art and Surrealism




11:00-12:30. Chair: Paulo Endo


Carlo Comanducci, From the Interpretation of Dreams to Dreamful Thought: J.-B. Pontalis Beyond the Language of Psychoanalysis


Daniel Tércio, Did the Sleeping Beauty Have Dreams?


 Robert Williams & Jack Aylward-Williams, Arca Tartareum: The Underworld Project


15:00-16:30. Chair: Daniel Tércio


Eliane C. Lima, Fantastic Spaces in Dario Argento’s Suspiria


Katarzyna Baran, Haunted by the Unknown Self: Prosthetic Memories and the Construction of Identity in Dystopian Science-Fiction Cinema


Alicja Rekść, Apocalyptic Phantasms in Contemporary Art in the USA






19:30-21:30 Banquet








Friday, 20th September




10:00-11:00 WORKSHOP: Art Funkhouser, Ten Dimensions of Dream Meaning




Section A: Psychology and Philosophy:




11:30-13:00. Chair: M.C. Prabhakara


Joanna Łuczyńska & Małgorzata Hołda, Factors Influencing Dream Recall Frequency


Aleksandra Rataj & Dagna Skrzypińska, Dream Recall Frequency and Psychological Manifestations of Cerebral Reactivity


Lucie Kracmarova & Alena Plhakova, Dream Recall in Relation to Some Personality Variables in Czech Student Population




15:00-17:00. Chair: Ilana Shiloh


Joanna Kubicka-Jakuczun, Dreams After Trauma: Nightmare or Recovery


Arooj Yaswi, Nightmares in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Victims


Marta Lisiecka, At War with Oneself: How Are the Soldiers’ Nightmares Interpreted in Pat Barker’s Regeneration Trilogy?


Mert Ertunga, Philosophical Dreaming as Intellectual Excursion in Charles-Francois Tiphaigne de la Roche’s Amilec




17:30-19:00 Chair: Małorzata Hołda


Erdinc Sayan, Dream Forgetfulness


Carlos A. Garduńo Comparan, Are We Alone in the World?: The Modern Distinction Between Dream and Reality


Atanaska Cholakova, The Role of Causality in Schopenhauer’s Interpretation of Dreams




Section B: Culture and Memory




11:30-13:00. Chair: Carsten Bregenhöj


Shin Sakuragi, “Remember Doing” and the Lockean Memory Theory of Personal Identity


Rebeca Campos Ferreras, The “Fake” Golden Country: Living the Anti-dream in Anzia Yezierska’s Immigrant Experience


Zelia Gregoriou, The Hagiography of the Occupied Territories and the Spectrality of the Re-turn: Troubling Ethnonational and Hegemonic Regulations of Unlived Memory




15:00-17:00. Chair: Shin Sakuragi


Grzegorz Kotecki, The Ghost Daughter Returns Home: Memory of Slavery in Toni Morrison’s Beloved


Roksana Zgierska, Great, shapeless chunk of experience”: The (Un)Importance of Memory in Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One


Aleksandra Słyszewska, The Past Revisited: Memory and Imagination in Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited


Ewa Perepelica, Descendants: The Future, the Past and the Family




17:30-19:00. Chair: Zelia Gregoriou


Jill Grinager, Comparative Interpretations of Paul Celan’s Todesfuge in German, Romanian and English


Polina Golovátina-Mora, Monstrous Memory: Fear of Remembering, Desire to Forget, Freedom of Memory


Mateo Žanić, The Place of Memories and Imagination in Constructing Urban Space




Section C: Literature




11:30-13:00. Chair: Katia Mitova


Sabbar S. Sultan, The Power of Dreams in Tawfiq alHakim’s The Tree Cimber


Anna Mojsiewicz, Ubik as a Reinterpretation of the Motif of a Dream


Barbara Kijek, Dream of a Long-lost Home: Reconstructions of Scotland in Recent Scottish-Canadian Fiction




15:00-17:00. Chair: Marta Koval


Joanna Lisiewicz, The Soul by Tadeusz Różewicz as a Palimpsest of Culture


Sabina Laskowska-Hinz, A Midsummer Night/Life’s Dream: “Dreamy” Intertextuality in an Academic Novel Small World by David Lodge


Agata Buda, Between Dream and Reality: Narration Techniques in the Works by Antonia Susan Byattmk  


Daniele Silvi, Sergio Pizziconi & Marco Zanasi, Dream Coding: Re-Writing Dream Reports as an Object of Textual Analysis





17:30-19:30. Chair: Agnieszka Łowczanin


Dávid Katona, Alphabetized Dreams: Oneiric Attributes of Milorad Pavic’s Dictionary of the Khazars


  Dávid Katona, Alphabetized Dreams: Oneiric Attributes of Milorad Pavic’s Dictionary of the Khazars  Dávid Katona, Alphabetized Dreams: Oneiric Attributes of Milorad Pavic’s Dictionary of the Khazars Dávid Katona, Alphabetized Dreams: Oneiric Attributes of Milorad Pavic’s Dictionary of the Khazars      Marta Koval, “I am elsewhere now”: Dreams and Memories of Home in Aleksandar Hemon’s Novels


Nerijus Brazauskas, Cultural Memory and Identity in a Contemporary Lithuanian Novel as a Question of Representation


Katia Mitova, Talking to Euclid: An Attempt at Self-Analysis




Section D: Art and Surrealism




11:30-13:00. Chair: Magdalena Zegarlińska


Mariusz Wirski, When The Mind is Asleep…: About Dreams, Phantasms, the Subconscious and the Memory of Avant-Garde Filmmakers


Mariusz Hybiak, The Real and the Surreal: Common Paths of Psychoanalysis and Surrealism


Anna Zofia Jaksender, Dream as a Real Side of Our Desire in Lacanian Psychoanalysis




15:00-17:00. Chair: Adrianna Alksnin


Anna Schuer, Rising Tensions: Between Sex and Civilization in Salvador Dali’s The Dream


David Allen, Disney, Dreams, and Dali


Magdalena Zegarlińska, “One chants out between two worlds”: Dreams as a Manifestation of the Unconscious in David Lynch’s Films


Joanna Wróbel, Pleasure of Watching a Dream: The Case of Twin Peaks




17:30-18:30. Chair: David Allen


Marta Maciejewska, Surrealist Visions in Jan Švankmajer’s Feature Films


Adrianna Alksnin, Hysterical Realism: Surrealism and Female Insanity








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