This symposium brings together speakers 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.
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
Dr. Kate Manzo (Politics, Newcastle), Dr. Diana Paton (History, Newcastle), Dr. Rachel Wells (Fine Art, Newcastle)
This is a free event, but places are limited. To book a place, please contact: Carolyn Pedwell: firstname.lastname@example.org