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Conversation Series with Meyda Yegenoglu on State Violence and Ethnic Minorities

Conversation with Meyda
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meyda Yegenoglu and Sunera Thobaini

Meyda Yegenoglu is a Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies visiting Professor from University of Tampere, Finland.

Guest Speaker: Sunera Thobaini, Associate Professor at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia

This conversation series will problematize several issues that pertain to the question of state violence and ethnic minorities. It will discuss the problematic nature of apology and seeking forgiveness, and mourning;
it will examine the status of testimony and literary representation of eye-witness accounts. It will also
unravel the nature of the public secrecy and the dynamics shaping forgetfulness alongside with the discourse of colonial humanitarianism.

RSVP: Duke GSF Facebook event page

Next Topics scheduled in this Series:
1/29/19 Archives, Factuality and Testimony
2/12/19 Public Secrecy and Organized Forgetting
2/19/19 Discourse of Colonial Humanitarianism

Contact: Julie Wynmor