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)