Conversation Series with MeydaYegenoglu, Topic: Archives, Factuality and Testimony
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 https://www.facebook.com/DukeGSF
Next Topics scheduled in this Series:
2/12/19 Public Secrecy and Organized Forgetting
2/19/19 Discourse of Colonial Humanitarianism