Recollection, Retribution, Reconciliation: Postmemory and Justice in a Transnational Age


RRR conf.The Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies presents:

Recollection, Retribution, Reconciliation: Postmemory and Justice in a Transnational Age

Organized by Colin Flint, Brett Ashley Kaplan, & Michael Rothberg

Thursday, October 4, 2012

8:00pm: Levis Faculty Center, 3rdFloor, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana

Opening Roundtable: “Recollection, Retribution, Reconciliation” with Karen Engle (Texas), Judith Halberstam (USC), Marianne Hirsch (Columbia), & Michael Rothberg (Illinois). Moderated by Brett Ashley Kaplan (Illinois).

Friday, October 5, Levis Faculty Center, 2ndFloor Music Room, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana

9:30-11:00am: Session One

Discussion of papers by Amy Huber (NYU) and Marianne Hirsch (Columbia) & Leo Spitzer (Dartmouth). Response by Emanuel Rota (Italian, Illinois)

11:15-12:45pm: Session Two

Discussion of papers by Vilashini Cooppan (UC-Santa Cruz) and Macarena Gomez-Barris (USC). Response by Jessica Greenberg (Anthropology, Illinois)

12:45-2:00pm: Lunch for participants at Illini Ballroom

2:00-3:30pm: Session Three

Discussion of papers by Karen Engle (U of Texas, Austin) and James Tyner (Kent State). Response by Colleen Murphy (Philosophy, Illinois)

3:45-5:15: Session Four

Discussion of papers by Debarati Sanyal (UC-Berkeley) and Judith Halberstam (USC). Response by Bruce Rosenstock (Jewish Studies/Religious Studies, Illinois)