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Program 2012/13

Recovery: Memory, Corpus, Space

HRC Staff Fellows Workshop - Wednesday 8th May 2013


10:00 - 10:30 Registration and coffee (Ground Floor Corridor, Humanities)

10:30 - 11.30 Keynote: Professor Charles Forsdick

(Professor of French, Liverpool)

The Mémorial de l'abolition de l'esclavage: space, memory and the city as archive

11:30 - 11:45 Coffee (Ground Floor)

11:45 - 13:15 Panel 1: Sexuality and Asia

Chair/Discussant: Dr Ashok Malhotra, English and Comparative Literary Studies

Dr Ross Forman

“'Rivalling their Manchu compeers in aesthetic sexuality and unbridled exercise of unchaste instinct': The Chinese and Erotic Fictions of Empire in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries"

Dr Howard Chiang

“A Malleable Essence: Sex and Its Transformations in Republican China”

13:15 - 14:30 Lunch (Graduate Space, 4th Floor)

14:30 - 16.00 Panel 2: Colonialism and Memory

Chair/Discussant: Dr Rebecca Earle, History

Dr Fabienne Viala

“The Zombie Nation: Remembering and Dismembering collective memory in Haiti"

Dr Alice Brooke

"Re-membering the Body: Teocualo and the Eucharist in the loa to the The Divine Narcissus by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz"

Dr Alice Mah

"Contested Urban Identity: Museums of Colonial History in Port Cities"

16:00 - 16:15 Coffee (Ground Floor)

16:15 - 17.00 Concluding Roundtable Discussion

(Keynote, discussants, and everyone)