Venue: Stellenbosch University
Dates: 5 – 9 December 2018

Opening Keynote Lecture by Homi Bhabha
Keynote and Public Lecture by Achille Mbembe
Closing Round Table with Jessica Benjamin, Jacqueline Rose and Mark Solms
Notification of abstract acceptance was sent out via email.
Special invitation for delegates at the conference:
to a private guided walkabout and the OFFICIAL OPENING of the exhibition: Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
Monday 10 December 2018

UPDATE! We are now accepting submissions for workshop or interactive presentations. Please note that there are a limited number of small group workshop time slots available.

Conference Address – Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and Homi Bhabha

Other confirmed keynote and plenary speakers:

  • Cathy Caruth
  • Jacqueline Rose
  • Jessica Benjamin
  • Michael Rothberg
  • Sarah Nuttal
  • Tamar Garb

Chair of Conference Committee: Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

What is the appropriate response to the echoes of historical wounding that extend far beyond the generation that experienced the trauma directly?

What strategies might quell the haunting repercussions of genocide, slavery, colonial oppression, and mass violence that play out in the lives of affected individuals and groups from both sides of these acts?

In the aftermath of violent pasts,
and when people have suffered collective trauma,
how are these events remembered,
interpreted and articulated?

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