This day-long event is the third of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory. Bringing together a mix of panelists from the humanities and social sciences, the day will include work by the following scholars: Avi Astor (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Nina Zhiri (UC San Diego), Isolina Ballesteros (CUNY), Eric Calderwood (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), and Charles Hirschkind (UC Berkeley).
Organized by Seth Kimmel and Naor Ben-Yehoyada.
9:15-9:30: Introductions from Seth and Naor
9:30-10:45: Avi Astor (Autònoma de Barcelona)
Respondent: Abigail Balbale (Bard Graduate Center)
11:00-12:15: Nina Zhiri (UCSD)
Respondent: James Amelang (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
1:15-2:30: Isolina Ballesteros (CUNY)
Respondent: Clémence Boulouque (Columbia)
2:45-4:00: Eric Calderwood (Illinois)
Respondent: Sarah Pearce (NYU)
4:15-5:30: Charles Hirschkind (Berkeley)
Respondent: Daniela Flesler (SUNY Stony Brook)
5:30-6:00: Concluding Discussion