Reading Group: Glissant on Identity, Relation and Opacity

Thursday 30 September 2021, 16:00-17:30. Location: United College. Lower College Hall (click to see map). Reading group theme: Glissant on Identity, Relation and Opacity Ten years after his death, the ideas of the Martinique-born poet, novelist and philosopher Édouard Glissant (1928-2011) are gradually acquiring a notable place in anglophone discussions on cultural identity and memory. … Read more

Professor Nicki Hitchcott

Tell us about your research and how it connects to memory/identity studies? Nicki: My current research has three strands, all of them focused on Memory Studies and Rwanda: First, I am interested in creative responses to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, looking at how the genocide is remembered through novels and films. Some of this research … Read more