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Saturday, September 7

Venue:  The Olomouc Archdiocesan Museum, Václavské nám. 3

Chair: David Livingstone (Palacký University, Olomouc)
Martina Kepková (Palacký University, Olomouc): America in the Magazine Vpřed
Pavla Veselá (Charles University, Prague): “Something to Laugh at”: Josef Mach’s America and Czech-American Journalism in the Early Twentieth Century
Coral Morera Hernández (University of Valladolid, Valladolid): Caricatures and Stereotypes about the United States from El País: Analysis of Humor Section in the Most Influential Newspaper in Spain
— coffee break

Chair: Jiří Flajšar (Palacký University, Olomouc)
Martina Bilá (Masaryk University, Brno): The Construction of the “I” in Sylvia Plath’s Autobiographical Writings
Daria Anna Urbańska (University of Warsaw, Warsaw): Allen Ginsberg and His Stereotypization in the Media of the Hippie Movement in Poland
Petr Anténe (Palacký University, Olomouc): The Image of America in British Campus Novels
— lunch break

Chair: James Deutsch (Smithsonian Institution)
Andrea Hoffmannová (Palacký University, Olomouc): America Discovered – Jean Baudrillard’s Contribution to Hyperreal Image of the United States
Michal Peprník (Palacký University, Olomouc): Textual Representations of Native Americans in the 19th century Czech Periodicals
Pavlína Flajšarová (Palacký University, Olomouc): America, You Have to Catch the Martians: Portrayal of Jamaican Victory over American Sprinters at Olympics in American and Non-American Media
— coffee break

Chair: Libor Práger (Palacký University, Olomouc)
Irena Přibylová (Masaryk University, Brno): „Táboráku, plápolej“, or Appropriating America in 1929–1946 Czech song-sheets
David Livingstone (Palacký University, Olomouc): Home on the Range: Czech Transformations of Traditional American Country Music

17.30 Film screening: The Southerner, dir. Jean Renoir (90 min)

Reception(After the film-screening – c. 19:30)

Litfilm project website
America in Foreign Media