Forgiveness

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Forgiveness

  1. 1. Faculty Seminar on Comparative Cultures“Forgiveness: Political Considerations”
  2. 2. • Faculty Seminar Monthly Meetings• Faculty and Student Roundtable• Faculty Seminar Publication (E-Book)
  3. 3. faculty seminar past themes
  4. 4. “Empire and Cultural Conquest I”Editor: Dr. Sue Gronewold“Research at the core”…….Dr. Toufic Hakim“Introduction to Empire and Cultural Conquests” ………Dr. Dennis Klein“The pride of a nation” ……..Jeremy Bahun“The politics and culture of totalitarianism” ……Sandra Erb“Germans and power” …..Mathew Iannucci“The German Empire from Bismarck to Hitler” …..Walter McGee“The uncensored occupation: American soldiers, German women, and Fraternization in Germany, 1944-1945” ……..Dr. Ann Pfau“The micropolitics of elite marriage in echo island” ….Dr. Jay Spaulding“Fascism” …….Peter Williams
  5. 5. “Empire and Cultural Conquest II” Editor: Dr. Julia Nevárez “Weimar Germany” ….James Castillo “A constant refrain in German history from 1871- 1924” …Joanna Sliwa “The never ending war” …Jamie Bozsko “Empire and cultural conquest: The African question” …..Kenya Dubar “History and politics of representation in Jessica Hagerdon’s Dogeaters” ….. Dr. Mia Zamorra “Culture and empire in the global city: Urban development initiatives and the transformation of Harlem” ……Dr. Julia Nevárez “Rescuing women: Western women at the door of Hope Mission:1900-1951” ……Dr. Sue Groenwold “The known world:Imperial cosmology and the conquest of Nubian cultures” …….Dr. Jay Spaulding
  6. 6. “Representations of Genocide”Editor: Dr. Julia Nevárez“Introduction: Absence” ……Dr. Julia Nevárez“The Heroic Age in Kordofan, 1750-1850” ……Dr. Jay Spaulding“Hitler’s propagandist reign” ……Gina Musco“Subtle propaganda: devastating consequences in theNazi era” …….Sara Berckedite“Anti-Semitism: A modern canon” ……Dr. Dennis Klein“Art and social displays in the branding of the city:Token screens or opportunity for difference” ……..Dr. Julia Nevárez“The perils of ‘usable past’: History and memory inWorld War II China and Japan” …..Dr. Sue Groenwold
  7. 7. “ rethinking forgiveness”why is forgiveness important?• Derrida : forgiveness as the madness of the impossible• Kristeva : possibility to grow, allowing us to move on• Understand the context from which conflict emerges
  8. 8. • Welcome…………Dr. Vinton Thompson - Provost Dr. Angela Porte - Director / Office of Research and Sponsored Programs• “Reparations, Forgiveness, Christian Discourse and US Slavery: The Case of Uncle Tom’s Cabin”..……Dr. Dean Casale• “Weimar Germany: Reconciliation or Revenge?”…..José Morales• “The culture of defeat: Finding evidence of revenge and reconciliation in Weimar Germany”…………..Catherine Stanczak• “ What is Restorative Justice?“……….. Clarence Turner• “Can there be healing after an unforgivable crime: A restorative justice conference between a murderer and the family of the victim”…………….Dr. Edith Linn• Concluding Remarks

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