4PM - 6PM | Friday, November 8, 2019
Rm 523 Butler Library, Columbia University
CSSD working group Women Mobilizing Memory will be celebrating the recent publication of their eponymous book Women Mobilizing Memory with a reception and brief presentations from some of the book’s contributors.
There will be comments from:
…and brief presentations by the following contributors to the Women Mobilizing Memory book:
independent curator Işın Önol (based in Turkey, Austria, and the US)
artist and scholar Maria Jose Contreras Lorenzini (based in Chile)
author, teacher, and dramaturg Alisa Solomon (Director of Arts & Culture MA program at Columbia's J-School)
Boston University Assistant Professor of English Andrea Crow (former Columbia graduate student in the Women Mobilizing Memory working group)
New School University Associate Professor of Politics Deva Woodly
sociocultural anthropologist Banu Karaca (Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University)
Women Mobilizing Memory Editors:
Ayşe Gül Altınay is professor of cultural anthropology and director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Center of Excellence at Sabancı University.
María José Contreras is a performance artist and associate professor at the Faculty of the Arts of the Universidad Católica de Chile.
Marianne Hirsch is professor of English, comparative literature, and gender studies at Columbia University.
Jean Howard is professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Banu Karaca is assistant professor of anthropology and a Mercator-IPC Fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center.
Alisa Solomon is professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she directs the MA Arts and Culture concentration.
The book launch is co-sponsored by the Columbia University Cultural Memory Seminar, the Columbia University Dean of Humanities, Columbia University Press, the Department of English and Comparative Literature and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities.