The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

Mini-Symposium: “Benjamin in Palestine: Memory, Politics, Violence”

Start Date and Time:

Friday, January 13, 2017, 2:00PM

End Date and Time:

Friday, January 13, 2017, 6:00PM

Speaker(s):

Sami Khatib (AUB), Jens Hanssen (NMC/History)

Two 30 minute talks:

  • Sami Khatib (AUB) "On Violence: Benjamin and Beyond"
  • Jens Hanssen (NMC/History) “Palestinian Nachträglichkeit: Walter Benjamin reads Mahmoud Darwish”

Film screening (70 minutes):

  • “Recollection” by Kamal Aljafari (2015) followed by
  • 20 minute reflections by Dr. Nasrin Himada (Art Metropole, Toronto)

Location:

Room 115, Old Vic, Victoria College, 73 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7 view full map

Categories:

Lectures, Screenings

Audiences:

Alumni and Friends, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Community

Sami Khatib and Jens Hanssen, each speaking at a podium in separate images.
L: Jens Hanssen, R: Sami Khatib