Sponsored by the Department of English, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster
Hosted by the Cultural Memory Seminar Series
Institute of Modern Language Research
Venue: G37, Senate House
Date: 17th May, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Professor Anna Reading (King’s College London), ‘Where Do Clouds Come From? A Natural History of Digital Memory’
Dr Frank Uekoetter (University of Birmingham), ‘The Boll Weevil, the Post-Slavery Plantation, and the Global World of Monoculture’
Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (University College, London), ‘London Submerged: Eco-Fictions of a Vanishing Present’
Associate Professor Joanne Garde-Hansen (University of Warwick), ‘Resilience and Water: Memory, Flooding and Active Forgetting’
Followed by a round table discussion.
Chairs: Drs Lucy Bond (Westminster), Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths), Jessica Rapson (King’s)