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Seminar Series

The Cultural Production and Social Justice seminars will bring together colleagues and postgraduate students working on different themes, media, languages, time periods, and theoretical frameworks relating to questions of cultural production and social justice. Kindly supported by the Faculty Research Workshop scheme, the seminars aims to provide a space for intellectual exchange and for exploring potential collaborations for research, teaching, and funding applications. 

Lead Convenor & Contact: Dr Melina Mandelbaum (mmm55@cam.ac.uk

Co-convenors: Prof. Sarah Colvin, Dr Charlotte Woodford, Dr Tara Talwar Windsor, Alrik Daldrup 

Supported by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics 

Lent 2024 

Friday 9 February, 1-2pm, Seminar Room 3, Alison Richards Building 

Prof. Mark Devenney (Brighton): ‘Fiktionsbescheinigung: Thinking the Violent Fictions of Citizenship with Erpenbeck and Shibli’ 

Thursday 22 February, 1-2pm, location TBC 

Weibing Ni (Cambridge): ‘Reimagining Intimacies between Afro-/Creole and Sino-Caribbeans: Marronnage in Raphaël Confiant, Patricia Powell, and Victor Chang 

 

 

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