Public Secrecy and Organized Forgetting

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

Meyda Yegenoglu

Meyda Yegenoglu is a Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies visiting Professor from University of Tampere, Finland. 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 Topic scheduled in this Series: 2/19/19 Discourse of Colonial Humanitarianism

East Duke Parlors
Event Contact
Wynmor, Julie

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