Author Archives: marlacene
After an abrupt end to our activities during the spring, we are happy to be back with a very exciting series of events. See the FALL 2020 PROGRAMME here. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for regular updates!
Due to the current epidemic and the closing down of the university from 18 March onward, we have to cancel all SELMA events for this Spring. Since we cannot know for certain how long these measures will last, we are … Continue reading
5 MARCH, 12–14, JÄNTERE E121 (UNIVERSITY OF TURKU, KAIVOKATU 12) Gender and blackness in African Francophone autobiographical literature written by Ken Bugul – Kaiju Harinen Failing in Gender: Narratives of Embodied Vulnerability – Lotta Kähkönen For more information, see here
In anticipation of Rita Felski’s honorary doctorate and address at the end of May, SELMA is organizing a ‘Rita Felski Reading Group’, open to all. The reading group will be run by Viola Capkova and Riitta Jytilä, and the first … Continue reading
SELMA wishes you a very happy new year!We will be back with the spring events programme soon. Meanwhile, please note that registration for IABA Turku 2020 is open! Follow this link. Also, registration for the ‘Histories of Death Symposium’ (19–21 February) is open here.
Event organized in collaboration with the Academy of Finland postdoctoral project Memory Unchained (SA 308661) Oral history refers to a research field that focuses on memory as a subjective, communicative, and social faculty with a radical emancipatory potential. Moreover, oral … Continue reading
Event organised in collaboration with Centre for Artistic Research and the History forum (University of Arts), Helsinki How are we, as researchers, touched by people from the past, and how could we, in turn, touch our audiences? How to transform a monument into … Continue reading
5 November 2019, 13–15, Hovi V105 (Artium, Sirkkala Campus, Kaivokatu 12) In her talk ‘Queering the Trenches: The Homoerotic Accents in François Ozon’s Frantz (2016)’, Dr Helena Duffy argues that, by queering death in the treches, French filmmaker Ozon explores … Continue reading
Quitting (the) Habit: Fossil Fuels, Governmentality and the Politics of Energy Dependency Guest lecture by Prof. Imre Szeman Followed by a Roundtable More information here and here
This workshop will explore the political dimensions of narrative practices and forms of memory. It examines how memory cultures and cultural narratives shape the way in which people see the political world and the possibility of political change. The speakers of the … Continue reading