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Friday 7 April

9:30 Registration
10:00 Opening Remarks

10.30-12.00 Session One: Paradigms of Literary Studies in ODL
Chair: Dennis Walder, Professor of Literature , The Open University, UK

12:15-13:45 Session Two: Literary Theory in ODL
Chair: Takis Kayalis, Associate Professor of Modern Greek Literature,
The Hellenic Open University

18:00-19:30 Session Three: Pedagogical Challenges for Literary Instruction in ODL
Chair: Antonis Lionarakis, Assistant Professor of Open and Distance Learning, The Hellenic Open University

19:30-20:30 Presentation of the exhibition
“Educational Material for Literary Studies in ODL University Programmes”


Saturday 8 April

10:00-11:15 Session Four: Advanced Technologies in ODL Literary Instruction
Chair: Laura Borràs Castanyer, Professor of Humanities and Philology Studies, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

11:30-13:30 Session Five: Hypertext and Digital Literature in ODL
Chair: Ellie Chambers, Professor of Humanities Higher Education, The Open University, UK

18:30-20:00 Session Six: Re-thinking the Canon in ODL
Chair: Bob Owens
, Professor of English Literature and Head of the Literature Department, The Open University, UK

Sunday 9 April

9:30-11:30 Session Seven: Digital and Audiovisual Tools in ODL Literary Studies
Chair: Raine Koskimaa, Professor of Digital Literature, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

11:45-13:15 Session Eight: Making Sense of Literary Texts in ODL
Chair: Martin Huber, Professor of Modern German Literature and Media Research, FernUniversität – University of Hagen, Germany

13:30-14:30 Concluding Remarks - Discussion

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