Ayse Gul Altinay, "(Unraveling) Layers of Gendered Silencing: Converted Armenian Survivors of the 1915 Catastrophe"
A prominent Turkish anthropologist, will speak about her recent work dealing with specific ways of remembering and forgetting Armenian women and men (converted/adopted) through the contemporary coming out stories of their grandchildren.
Neery Melkonian, "Blind Dates: Mending Representational Gaps through Contemporary Art and Curatorial Practice"
A distinguished free-lance art historian, will discuss the
traces of the peoples, places and cultures that once constituted the complex
geography of the Ottoman Empire (1299-1922) from the prism of
contemporary lived experience as translated by visual artists.
Serap Ruken Sengül,"The Breakfast, the Sword Leftover and the Absent Cosmopolitan:Specters of the Armenian Neighbor in a Kurdifying Diyarbakır"
A doctoral candidate in Anthropology, will talk about
how shifting modalities of remembering the Armenians have inscribed debates about Kurdish identity and history in Diyarbakır.
The University of Texas at AustinSuite
November 3, Tuesday, 1:00 PM
Texas Union, Sinclair Suite, (3.128)
Christopher S Rose
Program Coordinator, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas
Office Phone: +1 512 471 3582
+1 512 471 3881
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