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The Afterlife of Memory: Memoria/Historia/Amnesia


Saturday 8th July 2006

NB This is our final programme and is based on information available to us at 4th July.

Panel 1: 9.00 - 10.30

Title: Post-Trauma, Post-Memory: History, Representation, Affect VII
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Layla Bloom (Leeds City Art Gallery)
Emanuele D' Onofrio Amnesia, Remembrance and National Identity in the Contemporary Italian Cinema Centre for Screen Studies, University of Manchester Abstract
Christopher Gregory-Guider Memorial Inventions into the Audio-Visual Archive: Dariusz Jablonski's Fotoamator, ShimonAttie's 'The Writing on the Wall,' W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz, and Susan Hiller's 'J-street Project' University of Sussex Abstract

Panel 2: 9.00 - 10.30

Title: Narratives/Images/Memories of Slavery
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Abigail Ward (University of Leeds)
Olivette Otele Bristol and Nantes: Remembering and Forgetting, a Step Towards a Peaceful Collective Memory? University Paris IV-La Sorbonne Abstract
Alan Rice Making Visible the Formerly Invisible: Memorials in Britain and their Black Atlantic Resonances Department of Cultural Studies, University of Central Lancashire Abstract
Susanne Pichler Migrating Memories/Migrating Histories: Memories of Trauma/Traumatic Memories in Fred D'Aguiar's 1998 Novel Feeding the Ghosts English Department, University of Innsbruck, Austria Abstract

Panel 3: 9.00 - 10.30

Title: Cities, Film, Trauma
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Marcel Swiboda (University of Leeds)
Doris Rohr (Dis)emplacing Rituals of Remembrance University of Ulster/Interface Abstract
Joel McKim Memory Failure: The Aesthetics and Architecture of Trauma at Ground Zero Goldsmiths College, University of London Abstract
Tamar Katz Urban Memory, Historical Fiction, and Cultural Trauma English Department, Brown University Abstract

Panel 4: 9.00 - 10.30

Title: Artist Session I
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Judith Tucker (University of Leeds)
Ignaz Cassar Declining Images: The Amnesia of Photography University of Leeds Abstract
Stefan Al Pataphysical Machine of Memories UC Berkeley Abstract
Andrew Johnson The Luxury of Memory School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University Abstract

Panel 5: 9.00 - 10.30

Title: Ex/Post/Neo Colonialities
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Michelle Gewurtz (University of Leeds)
Hilal Ahmed A Turbulent Monumentalisation: Jama Masjid and the Shahi (royal) Politics of Memory Department of Political and International Studies School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Abstract
Johan Lagae Shared Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Colonial Architecture as a multilayered Reservoir of History and Memory University of Ghent Abstract


Coffee/Tea Break: 10.30 - 11.00

Plenary VI: 11.00 - 12.30

Title: Plenary VI
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Griselda Pollock ( Director, AHRB CentreCATH, University of Leeds)
Zygmunt Bauman The Fate of Memory in Liquid Modern Times University of Leeds Abstract

Lunch Break: 12.30 - 13.30

Reception: 12.30 - 13.30

Title: Reception to celebrate Zymunt Bauman's 80th year.
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee

Film Session 6: 13.30 - 15.30

Title: Film Session 6
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Gunter Gaus What Remains? The Language Remains.' Hannah Arendt in Person interviewed by Gunter Gaus, 1964 Abstract

Panel 1: 13.30 - 15.30

Title: Freudian things
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Lily Markiewicz (AHRC CentreCATH)
Angelika Bammer A Case for Melancholy Emory University Abstract
Eleanor Okell Sophocles' OT beyond the 'Oedipus Complex': Freud, New Historicism and Cognitive Psychology University of Durham Abstract

Panel 2: 13.30 - 15.30

Title: Art: Memory/Veiling/Trauma
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Jenny Tennant Jackson (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Acalya Allmer : Anxiety, Memory and Notalgia behind the Veil: from Magritte to the Christos Dokuz Eylul University Abstract
Trine Dissing Paulsen Conjuring the Spirit of the Past - Late 19th Century History Painting and the Memory of the National Past in Denmark University of Copenhagen Abstract
Anne Ronayne Unspeakable Desire: from Madness to Mysticism Dept. of Art & Design, Croydon College Abstract

Panel 3: 13.30 - 15.30

Title: Artist Session II
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Vanalyne Green (University of Leeds)
David Burns Making it Yours, Making it Mine Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Abstract
Paddy McEntaggart Paper Memories University of Leeds Abstract
Helena Tomlin From Monotone to Colour, a Lost History Developed Artist Abstract

Panel 4: 13.30 - 15.30

Title: Migratory/Migrating Memories
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Peter Kilroy (University of Leeds)
Sally Berridge Re-Picturing My Life Division of Communication and Education, School of Creative Communication, University of Canberra Abstract
Leslie Hakim-Dowek Memorial Displays and Traces University of Portsmouth Abstract
Richard Elliott Searching for Blue Unicorns: Popular Music and the Persistence of Memory in Postdictatorial Chile International Centre for Musical Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Abstract
Jay Needham 13 Buildings Program in Sonic Arts, Department of Radio/TV South Illinois University Abstract


Coffee/Tea Break: 15.30 - 16.00

Plenary VII: 16.00 - 17.30

Title: Plenary VII
Organiser: CongressCATH Planning Committee
Moderator: Griselda Pollock (Director, AHRB CentreCATH, University of Leeds)
Peggy Phelan Eva Hesse: Material History and the History of her Materials Stanford University Abstract


University of Leeds School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies Arts and Humanities Research Council