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Conversation Series with MeydaYegenoglu, Topic: Archives, Factuality and Testimony

Convo with Meyda 2
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meyda Yegenoglu & Diane Nelson

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

Guest Speaker: Diane Nelson, Duke Professor of Cultural Anthropology

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:

2/12/19 Public Secrecy and Organized Forgetting
2/19/19 Discourse of Colonial Humanitarianism

Contact: Julie Wynmor