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Injured Cities: Urban Afterlives
Fri-Sat, Oct, 14-15
Avery Hall and Miller Theatre
What are the effects of catastrophe on cities, their inhabitants, and the larger world? How can we address the politics of terror with which states react to their vulnerability? In a series of presentations and conversations, an international group of artists, writers, activists and individuals directly affected by urban inquiry imagine creative modes of reinvention in response to urban disasters.
Participants include Ariella Azoulay, Nina Bernstein, Hazel V. Carby, Teddy Cruz, Ann Jones, Dinh Q. Lê, Shirin Neshat, Walid Raad, Saskia Sassen, Karen Till, Clive van den Berg, Eyal Weizman; narrators from the 9/11 Oral History Project; Mapa Teatro Moderators include Carol Becker, Dean, School of the Arts; and Gerry Albarelli, Mary Marshall Clark, Saidiya Hartman, Anne McClintock, Rosalind Morris, Diana Taylor, Mabel Wilson
Co-organizers are Tina Campt, Marianne Hirsch, Jean Howard, Laura Wexler
Conference sponsored by The Columbia University Engendering Archives Project of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference. For a list of co-sponsors, visit conference website. http://socialdifference.org/injuredcities/