Oct 14

Human Performances, Political Animals: Languages of Belonging in Haw and Jîn

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at Ella Weed Room Milbank Hall
  • Add to Calendar 2019-10-14 18:00:00 2019-11-14 19:30:00 Human Performances, Political Animals: Languages of Belonging in Haw and Jîn Exploring Kemal Varol’s 2014 novel Haw and Reha Erdem’s 2013 movie Jîn, Professor Gurses asks how animals’ speech testifies to the trauma of war, sovereign power, and displacement. She considers how these works experiment with language traversing the animal/human divide in order to shelter the displaced and resist the violence they suffer. Ella Weed Room Milbank Hall Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com UTC public

Exploring Kemal Varol’s 2014 novel Haw and Reha Erdem’s 2013 movie Jîn, Professor Gurses asks how animals’ speech testifies to the trauma of war, sovereign power, and displacement. She considers how these works experiment with language traversing the animal/human divide in order to shelter the displaced and resist the violence they suffer.