Cécile Bishop – The Truth about Amin: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin

  Event Date: 26 November 2013 IN243 International Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW200EX TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents: Dr Cécile Bishop – “The Truth about Amin”: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin In an interview about his 2009 book on post-Amin Uganda, The Teeth May …

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Adam Ganz – The Gestapo Minutes

  Event Date: 13 November 2013IN007International BuildingRoyal Holloway University of LondonEgham, SurreyTW200EX TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORYseminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents: Adam Ganz (RHUL) – The Gestapo Minutes Adam Ganz (Media Arts, Royal Holloway) will discuss his recent radio play ‘The Gestapo Minutes’, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2013 and which, taking an historical …

Hanna Meretoja – Trauma, History and the Ethics of Storytelling

Event Date: 5 March 2013 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Hanna Meretoja (Tampere/Turku) – Trauma, History and the Ethics of Storytelling A profound suspicion of narrative form is widespread in trauma studies. Not only is trauma seen as de facto inassimilable to narrative understanding, but also …

Robert Gordon – Cultural Responses to the Holocaust in Italy

Event Date: 6 February 2013 WIN 0-02 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Robert Gordon (Cambridge) – Cultural Responses to the Holocaust in Italy Introduction by Dr Stefano Jossa (RHUL). Talk: Questions: accompanying images:   ——————————– share this entry:

Helen Vassallo – The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing: Gender, War and Trauma

Event Date: 30 January 2013 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Dr Helen Vassallo (Exeter) –  The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing: Gender, War and Trauma The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing is a semi- autobiographical narrative by Lebanese author Darina Al-Joundi, which recounts her coming-of-age during the …

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Colin Davis – Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War

Event Date 6 March 2012 IN 243 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Professor Colin Davis (Royal Holloway, University of London): Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War Trauma poses one of the problems of interpretation in a particularly potent form: …

From Fascism to the “Years of Lead”: Italian Responses to Trauma

Event Date 2 December 2011 Royal Holloway University of London Bedford Square 2 Gower Street London WC1E 6DP   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures From Fascism to the “Years of Lead”: Italian Responses to Trauma Introduction by Professor Colin Davies . ————————- Dr Ruth Glynn, Senior Lecturer in Italian, University of Bristol ‘Trauma …

Robert Eaglestone and Dan Stone – Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust

Event Date: Tuesday 12 October 2010, 5.00 pm Venue: Royal Holloway, Room WIN 1-05 School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Robert Eaglestone and Professor Dan Stone– Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust Abstract: How should we write and talk about the Holocaust? Do the facts speak for themselves, or do they defy …

Trauma Fiction History – Nineteenth Century Monsters

12 March 2010 – This seminar will consist of papers by three academics working on different aspects of monstrosity, followed by a round-table discussion. Speakers include Dr Miranda Gill (Cambridge), Dr Louise Lyle (ULIP) and Professor Abigail Lee Six (Royal Holloway).