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Vicarious Witness: The Case of ESMA's Visitors and their Interactions with Memory and Human Rights

Tuesday, November 10 // 4:00 – 5:30pm // Risling Room (3201 Hart Hall) // Presented by Susana Kaiser
When Nov 10, 2015
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Risling Room (Hart Hall)
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Presented by Susana Kaiser

An exploration of people’s experiences while touring this iconic
memorial site focusing on how their participation generates
a dialogical space that: allows for reflection and mourning;
turns the tours into stages for memory performances, forums for
breaking social silences about a traumatic past, and arenas for
debating contested memories.

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Mission

The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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Chuck Walker, Director Lynn Park, Program Coordinator 

Phone: 530-752-3046
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