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– Invito –

Mercoledì 13 aprile 2011, ore 12.00


Aula Magna, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere

Tavola rotonda su
“Emigrazione, Memoria, Oblio: dalla società alla letteratura e ritorno.
Esperienze canadesi e italiane a confronto”

La tavola rotonda è organizzata in occasione della presentazione del volume

Memory and Migration


Multidisciplinary Approaches to Memory Studies

A cura di Julia Creet and Andreas Kitzman (University of Toronto Press, 2011)

Parteciperanno: Julia Creet, Fulvio Pezzarossa, Giuliana Gardellini. Coordina: Elena Lamberti

L’evento è aperto a tutti ed è promosso nell’ambito dei corsi di Sociologia della Letteratura, di
Letterature Anglo-Americane e del ciclo di seminari di letteratura e cultura canadese

TRANSNATIONAL JOURNEYS: CANADA AND EUROPE


Year 2010-2011, focus on: Rethinking Otherness - www.canadausa.net

Con il supporto di: Governo del Canada e Ambasciata del Canada a Roma

JULIA CREET is the former Chair and an Associate Professor of English at York University in Toronto. She
specializes in memory studies, literary nonfiction, and sexuality studies. She is the co-editor (with Andreas
Kitzmann) of Memory and Migration—multidisciplinary approaches to memory studies (University of
Toronto Press 2010), and the producer and director of a documentary, “MUM,” (2008) about the memoirs of
a holocaust survivor who tried to forget. A book of literary nonfiction based on the same material, tentatively
titled “The Wisdom of Forgetting,” is in submission. Julia Creet has published numerous essays on identity,
memory and testimony in various academic and literary journals including Journal of Aesthetics and Culture,
differences, Applied Semiotics, Paradoxa, English Studies in Canada, Resources for Feminist Research,
Toronto Life, West Coast Line and Exile. Several of her essays have been translated into Hungarian and
Polish and others published in edited collections in Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands. Julia Creet is
currently Scholar-in-Residence at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University, where she is
working on a genealogy of genealogy, a documentary/book project that looks at the industry behind the
“innate” need to know one’s past.