Conference: Spaces of Remembering the Armenian Genocide – April 28

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      Maureen Marshall

      Spaces of Remembering the Armenian Genocide, April 28, 2017 UIUC

      Friday, April 28, 2017
      Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      Location: Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana) & 304 English Building (608 S Wright St, Urbana, Illinois)

      This event aims to foster interdisciplinary and transnational discussions on remembering the Armenian Genocide across time, space, and place. It will address how memories of this genocide travel across media and form (film, literature, art, and photography) and how they are referenced across intersectional lines to also bring to the fore other histories of collective violence.

      Conference program and information about the speakers are on the HGMS blog:

      Organized by the Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies Initiative and the Future of Trauma and Memory Studies reading group.

      Co-Sponsored by: LAS Conference Support Program; School of Literatures, Cultures, Linguistics Small Colloquia; CAS; National Association for Armenian Studies and Research; Beckman Institute; Department of Comparative Literature; German Department; Department of English; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; Department of History; Graduate College; European Union Center.

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