Louise Johnson – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’

Event Date: 10 November 2014 Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2014 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Dr Louise Johnson (Sheffield) – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’ This lecture considers Spanish novelist and journalist Eduardo Mendicutti’s high camp fictional foray behind the scenes at Real …

Lynne Segal – The Age of Desire, the Desires of Ageing

Event Date: 19 June 2014 Horton Lecture Theatre 1 Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2014 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Lynne Segal (Anniversary Professor, Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London) – The Age of Desire, the Desires of …

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 …

Carrie Hamilton – Politics and Generosity: History and the Work of David Vilaseca

Event Date:  29 October 2012 Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building,Royal Holloway, University of LondonEgham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2013 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture   Dr Carrie Hamilton (Roehampton) – Politics and Generosity: History and the Work of David Vilaseca The lecture will engage with the academic work of David Vilaseca (1964-2010) which offers a series of radical interventions in …

Griselda Pollock – The Nameless Artist in the Theatre of Memory

Event Date: 17 June 2013 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Professor Griselda Pollock (Director, Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory & History (CentreCATH) and Professor of Social & Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds) – The Nameless …

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 …

Denis M. Provencher – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

Event Date: 5 December 2012 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Denis M. Provencher (Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow, Nottingham-Trent University & Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship This …