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Virtual Panel Discussion: Nordic Colonialism in the Caribbean

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Dec 05
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Virtual Panel Discussion: Nordic Colonialism in the Caribbean
Dec 05, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am PST

In this virtual panel including Professor Lill-Ann Körber from Aarhus University, Denmark and Temi Odumosu, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Malmö University, Sweden, we will examine Nordic colonialism in the Caribbean. The talk takes place in connection with our current exhibition, La Vaughn Belle: A History of Unruly Returns. You can read more about the exhibit here.

Cost: Free; RSVP required

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About the speakers:

Lill-Ann Körber is a professor of Scandinavian literature, media and culture at Aarhus University, Denmark. She holds an M.A. and a PhD. in Scandinavian Studies from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her recent work focuses on the legacy and remembrance of Scandinavian colonial history, in particular the transatlantic slave trade. Related research interests include Greenlandic contemporary culture, Scandinavian Arctic discourses, and past and present relations with Africa and the Caribbean as represented in Scandinavian literature, art, and film. She is currently a member of the research network The Art of Nordic Colonialism: Writing Transcultural Art Histories.

Temi Odumosu is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Malmö University. She is author of the award-winning book Africans in English Caricature 1769-1819: Black Jokes White Humour (2017). Her research interests include colonial visual cultures, archival praxis, postmemorial art and performance, and ethics-of-care in representation. Overall, she is focused on the multitude ways art can mediate social transformation and healing. She is currently a member of the research network The Art of Nordic Colonialism: Writing Transcultural Art Histories.

Virtual Panel Discussion: Nordic Colonialism in the Caribbean

In this virtual panel including Professor Lill-Ann Körber from Aarhus University, Denmark and Temi Odumosu, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Malmö University, Sweden, we will examine Nordic colonialism in the Caribbean. The talk takes place in connection with our current exhibition, La Vaughn Belle: A History of Unruly Returns. You can read more about the exhibit here.

Cost: Free; RSVP required

blue and white art work

About the speakers:

Lill-Ann Körber is a professor of Scandinavian literature, media and culture at Aarhus University, Denmark. She holds an M.A. and a PhD. in Scandinavian Studies from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her recent work focuses on the legacy and remembrance of Scandinavian colonial history, in particular the transatlantic slave trade. Related research interests include Greenlandic contemporary culture, Scandinavian Arctic discourses, and past and present relations with Africa and the Caribbean as represented in Scandinavian literature, art, and film. She is currently a member of the research network The Art of Nordic Colonialism: Writing Transcultural Art Histories.

Temi Odumosu is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Malmö University. She is author of the award-winning book Africans in English Caricature 1769-1819: Black Jokes White Humour (2017). Her research interests include colonial visual cultures, archival praxis, postmemorial art and performance, and ethics-of-care in representation. Overall, she is focused on the multitude ways art can mediate social transformation and healing. She is currently a member of the research network The Art of Nordic Colonialism: Writing Transcultural Art Histories.

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