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Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Abstract

In this conference, we will study the logics of persuasion according to anthropological and rhetorical perspectives, exchanging insights and viewpoints. The question is: how do social sciences make use of rhetorical procedures to be more effective?

Announcement

Program

University of Palermo, Department of Cultures and Societies

International Conference

April 19 - 20, 2018

Polo Didattico, Building 19, Multi-medial room A

April 19, 2018

Polo Didattico, Edificio 19, Aula multimediale A

9.30-10.00 Opening

  • Stefano Montes (University of Palermo), Alessandro Prato (University of Siena)

Anhtropology and rhetoric now

Chair: Stefano Montes

10.00-10.30

  • Alessandro Prato (Università di Siena)

La forza delle parole. Un terreno comune tra retorica e antropologia

10.30-11.00

  • Roger Davis (Red Deer College, Canada)

The Unthinkable Logic of Autophagy: from Cannibalism to Globalization

11.00-11.30

Coffee-break

11.30-12.00

  • Flavia Schiavo (Università di Palermo)

Dalla forma urbis ottocentesca alla città contemporanea: la retorica dello spazio e la trasformazione, nella conflittualità tra formale e informale

12.00-12.30

  • Kacper Andrychowski (Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland)

The Acquiescence to the Truth ─ Cicero’s II and III Catiline Oration and the Problem of Modern Populism

12.30-13.00

Discussion

13.00-15.00

Lunch

Chair: Alessandro Prato

15.00-15.30

  • Chi-she Li (National Taiwan University)

Cross-Cultural Rhetoric in Radical Difference: Édouard Glissant’s Aesthetics of Opacity

15.30-16.00

  • Nicola Manghi (Università di Torino)

Antropologia come retorica: un caso di studio

16.00-16.30

Coffe-break

16.30-17.00

  • Ilaria Bracaglia (Università di Roma La Sapienza)

Racailles

17.00-17.30

  • Stefano Montes and Gaetano Sabato (Università di Palermo)

Rhetorical strategies in ethnography

17.30-18.00

  • Riccardo Bertolotti (Sapienza, Roma; Lars - Laboratorio romano di semiotica)

Per un lessico del conflitto. Alcune isotopie dell’affaire Moro

18.00-18-30

Discussion

April 20, 2018

Polo Didattico, Edificio 19, Aula multimediale

Chair: Gaetano Sabato

09.30-10.0

  • Mario G. Giacomarra (Università di Palermo)

Propaganda, pubblicità e informazione. Dalla persuasione alla dipendenza cognitiva 10.00-10.30

  • Svitlana Shurma (Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic)

The rhetoric of propaganda in British, Czech, and Ukrainian print media of 1960-1965

10.30-11.00

Coffee-break

11.00-11.30

  • Alessandro Lutri (Università di Catania)

Dalla rivoluzione alla riconversione energetica: la lenta agonia del cane a sei zampe di Gela

11.30-12.00

  • Simone Ghiaroni (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)

La potenza prismatica della rappresentazione: l’immagine di Nostra Signora di Guadalupe

12.00-12.30

Discussion

12.30-14.30

Lunch

Chair: Fabio Massimo Lo Verde

14.30-15.00

  • Mayumi Usami (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Persuasion and comfortableness: From the viewpoint of Discourse Politeness Theory

15.00-15.30

  • Giuseppe Rizzuto (Università di Palermo)

Dietro le lanterne: la logica delle lingue in un’etnografia tra gli abitanti cinesi a Palermo

15.30-16.00

Coffee-break

16.00-16.30

  • Dominique de Varine (sémioticien)

Apple, l’économie des signes et le pouvoir de la parole

16.30-17.00

  • Luigi Virgolin (Università di Roma La Sapienza)

Il terremoto di Messina del 1908: strategie enunciazionali per raccontare la catastrofe

17.00-17.30

Discussion

17.30-18.00 Closing remarks

Stefano Montes and Alessandro Prato

University of Palermo

Places

  • Building 19, Multi-medial room A - viale delle scienze
    Palermo, Italian Republic (90100)

Date(s)

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Friday, April 20, 2018

Keywords

  • anthropology, rhetoric, persuasion, ethnography, narrative

Contact(s)

  • Stefano Montes
    courriel : stefano [dot] montes [at] unipa [dot] it

Information source

  • Stefano Montes
    courriel : stefano [dot] montes [at] unipa [dot] it

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, https://doi.org/10.58079/1042

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