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Of Survival and Struggle: Creative and Critical Responses to Structural and Long-term Violence in the Public Sphere

7th June 2018

7 June 2018
School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London

Graduate Centre, Room 601
9.15 – 9.30: Welcome and Opening Remarks

9.30 – 11.00: Panel 1
Dr. Stuti Khanna – IIT Delhi
‘Migrant Narratives, Violence and the City’
Mr. Matt Martin – Birkbeck University of London
‘“this is people-midden”: Exclusionary Violence in the Prison
Collaborations of Bill Griffiths and Delvan Ricardo MacIntosh’
Dr. Claire Chambers – University of York
‘A City Swollen by Refugees’
Ms. Sana Riaz – University of York
‘Naiyer Masud’s Fiction and the Partition of India’

11.00 – 11.15: Coffee

11.15 – 12.45: Panel 2
Dr. Dominic Davies – University of Oxford
‘Welcome to the New World: Visual Culture, Comics and the Limits of
Liberal Multiculturalism’
Dr. Charlotta Salmi – Queen Mary University of London
‘Speaking from the Gutter: Comics Form, Force and the Public Sphere’
Ms. Shermeen Bano – University of the Punjab
‘Pursuit of Risk and Survival for the New Citizen: A Case Study of
Transgender Sex Workers in Lahore’

12.45-1.45: Lunch

1.45-3.00: Keynote – Professor Suvir Kaul – Title TBC

3.15 – 4.45pm: Panel 3
Dr. Nitasha Kaul – The University of Westminster
‘The Misogyny of Authoritarians’
Ms. Laura Bass – University of Miami
‘Christina Sharpe’s Wake Work: A Praxis for (Living in, with, and through)
Black Death’
Ms. Karina Lickorish Quinn – Queen Mary University of London
‘Recuperated Voices and Manifested Bodies: The Quipu Project’
Ms. Rosanna Hunt – University of Cambridge
‘From Victimiser to Victim: Imagining the Violent Agent Post Conflict in
Contemporary Latin American Cinema’

4.45 – 5.00: Closing Remarks

7.00 – 8.30: Evening Creative Showcase – Film and Drama Studio, Arts Two
Mojisola Adebayo
Uzma Falak
Meena Kandasamy – TBC
Nitasha Kaul
Mirza Waheed


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