This symposium brings together activists, artists and academics who address neoliberalism, contemporary slavery and modern slavery through the concept of representation (visual, affective, cultural and media).
It is hosted by Media and Cultural Studies, the Postcolonial Research Group and the Gender Research Group at Newcastle University.
Location: Research Beehive, Room 2.20, Old Library Building, Newcastle University Time/Date: Friday 25th May 2012, 13:00 - 18:00, followed by a wine reception at Northern Stage.
This is a free event, but places are limited. To book a place, please contact: Carolyn Pedwell: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Marcus Wood, School of English, University of Sussex
'Film Performance and the Memory of Slavery in Very Liberal Times'
Professor Lubaina Himid, Centre for Contemporary Art, University of Central Lancashire
'Negative Positives: The Guardian, The Slave, The Wit and The Money'
Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham
'Debt, Freedom and Slavery in Neoliberal Times'
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