2018 New York

14-15 December (NYU)

Day One: 

9.30-10.00: Opening: Joseph Slaughter and Vasuki Nesiah

10.00-11.30: Panel One

Chair: Vasuki Nesiah (NYU, Gallatin)

Ruth Buchanan (Osgoode Hall), Negotiations of Genre and Territory (on the edge): The Far Country in Settler-Colonial Imaginaries

 

Naglaa Saad M. Hassan (Fayoum University), Poetics against Politics: Political, Theoretical and Discursive Reterritorialization

 

Tor Krever (Warwick), A última tragédia? Guinea Bissau’s Independence Struggle in Law and Literature

12.00-1.30: Panel Two  

Chair: Gerry Simpson (LSE)

 

Kehinde Folake Olaoye (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Between Fact, International Law and Non-Fiction: TWAIL, Justice and The Trial of Dedan Kimathi

 

Audrey J. Golden (Simmons, Boston), Fictions of Human Rights: International Law’s Language Exclusions at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

 

Christopher J. Lee (Lafayette), Trauma, Procedure, Narrative: The Court Reportage of Hannah Arendt and Antjie Krog

 

2.30-4.30: Panel Three

Chair: Christopher Gevers (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

 

Adil Hasan Khan (Melbourne), Re-(en)activating Aimé Césaire's Tragedies - Writing 'theatrical histories' as international lawyers

 

Chase Madar (NYU, Gallatin), The Picaresque Novel of International Law

 

Carly A. Krakow (LSE), The “Jealous State” of International Law: Exile and Legal Metaphor in the Literary Works of Shimon Ballas and Sinan Anton

 

Ebele Angela Onyeabo (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Law and Literature of the Crude Colony: The Double Paradox of Nigeria’s Post-Colonial Oil Industry  

 

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Day Two 

9.00-10.30: Panel Four

Chair: Liliana Obregón, (Los Andes)

 

Christopher Rivera (Pine Manor), Reading and Reimagining Latinx Queer Subjectivity: Anti-Discrimination Laws and Queer Violence as Rhetoric in the Global South   

 

Simone Ze (Pine Manor), A (Con)textual Examination of Politics and the Culture of Exile in Vietnamese(-American) Literature

 

Renatta Fordyce (Rutgers), Sociolinguistic and Cultural Dissonance: The Conflict Between Regionally Specific Literature and Judicial Rhetoric as National Literature in Guyana

 

11.00-12.30: Panel Five

Chair: Zina Miller (Seton Hall)

 

Helena Alviar (Los Andes), The interaction between law and critical thinking: literature and narration in Latin America

 

Liliana Obregón, (Los Andes), Latin American Arts during the Cold War: Challenging US Hegemony and the Organization of American States 

 

Jo Carillo (Hastings), Writing the Namesake’s Wrongs: Politicized Historical Fictions about the Colonial Past

 

1.30-3.15: Panel Six

Chair:  Joseph Slaughter (Columbia)

 

Samuel D Holder (Keele), Reframing Narratives of Empire: Frantz Fanon and the Pied-Noir

 

Christopher Gevers (KwaZulu-Natal), Pan African Fiction and the Rise of the White International: 1919-1939   

 

Peter Wasamba (Nairobi), Literature and Decolonization of Human Rights Law in Kenya

 

Vasuki Nesiah (NYU, Gallatin), Reparations, Habeas Viscus, Counter-Memory

 

3.30-4.00: Closing:

Christopher Gevers and Gerry Simpson

 


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