The Cultural Work of Violence

The Cultural Work of Violence is the title for a two-day CUSO (Conférence Universitaire Suisse Occidentale) workshop / symposium, which I am organizing. It will take place on March 22-23, 2019 in Lausanne and will feature Prof. Mishuana Goeman (UCLA) and Prof. David Schmid (SUNY at Buffalo) as keynote speakers.


The Preliminary Program:

Friday, 22.03.2019: (Room: Géopolis 2879)

9.30 am: Welcome coffee
10.00am – 10.30am: Introduction to the workshop
10.30am – 12.30pm: Discussion of texts with
Prof. David Schmid

12.30pm – 2.30pm: Lunch break at Da Nino’s

2.30pm – 4.30pm: Presentations by Ana Gomes Correia, Juliette Loesch,
Aurélie Zurbrügg and Ximena Osorio Garate
4.30pm – 5.00pm: Coffee break
5.00pm – 7.00pm: Keynote Lecture by Prof. David Schmid: “Popular Cultures of Violence”

7.00pm: Symposium Dinner at Da Carlo



Saturday, 23.03.2019: (Room: Anthropole 5033)

9.30am – 10am: Morning Coffee
10.00am – 12.00pm: Discussion texts with Prof. Mishuana Goeman

12pm – 2pm: Lunch break at Da Nino’s

2.00pm – 4.00pm: Presentations by Patrizia Zanella, Emilie Martini, and Cécile Heim
4.00pm – 4.30pm: Coffee break
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Keynote Lecture by Prof. Mishuana Goeman: “Turning the Spectacle:

Imagining Indigenous Futures, Killing Colonial Pasts”