Visualities of Memory Symposium: Poster sessions and roundtable presentations/discussions

3:30 PM  - 9:00 PM
Friday Sep 19, 2014
Board Room, Weyerhaeuser Hall

3:30 - 9 p.m. - Poster sessions and roundtable presentations/discussions with several Macalester faculty:

Darcy Burgund (Psychology): Visualizing Memory in the Brain Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Erik W. Davis (Religious Studies): Contesting Mass Murder Memories in Cambodia.

Olga González (Anthropology): Memory, Trauma, and Repetition in the Andean Visual Art of the "Times of Danger."Brian Lush (Classics): Commemoration of War Trauma in Athenian Tragedy: A Brief Overview.

Sears Eldredge (Theatre and Dance): Captive Audiences/Captive Performers. 

Devavani Chatterjea (Biology, Community and Global Health): Remembered in the Body: Biomedical Visualities of Memory.

Julia B. Chadaga (Russian Studies): Visualizing History in Soviet and Post-Soviet Urban Space.

Ernesto Capello (History): Street Images at War: Anti-American Protest of US Diplomatic Tours to Latin America, 1945-1969.

Kari Shepherdson-Scott (Art and Art History): Nostalgia, Privilege, and the Postwar Memory of Japanese Manchuria.

Joëlle Vitiello (French and Francophone Studies): Traumatic Irruptions of the Algerian War of Independence in French and Algerian Films.


7:45 p.m. - Keynote speaker, Annette Blum, associate professor of Inclusive Design at OCAD University (Ontario College of Art and Design,) in Toronto will talk about “‘Speaking Memory', Visual Narrative and Healing: Filling in the Gaps and Silences in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” 


8:45 p.m. - Distinguished Visiting Scholar Vicky Karaiskou, Art and Art History, Minds and bodies between private and public: who influences what?

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public

Admission: Free.

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