cultural history, film and visual cultures, literature, memory, Transculture, Translanguage

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia – CFP (Call for Papers)

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The CSAA (Cultural Studies Association of Australasia) has released a Call for Papers for their upcoming 2019 Cultural Transformation Conference being held at the University of Queensland in December this year.

This announcement is well-timed for those who may also be interested in presenting at the upcoming symposium “Crossing Boundaries: Language, Culture and Migration” being hosted by the University of Queensland’s School of Languages and Cultures from the 28-29 November 2019 (further details to be announced). Continue reading “Cultural Studies Association of Australasia – CFP (Call for Papers)”

Art, French, memory

Layering Over the Wounds of Algeria in Contemporary Pied-Noir Art

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Altes, Patrick. Des p’tits Gars biend’chez nous. 2013, Janet Rady Fine Art, London.

Submission by Dr Amy L. Hubbell

Hubbell, Amy. “Layering Over the Wounds of Algeria in Contemporary Pied-Noir Art.” EuropeNow, 1 Mar. 2018, https://www.europenowjournal.org/2018/02/28/layering-over-the-wounds-of-algeria-in-contemporary-pied-noir-art/

For the past 20 years, I have been trying to understand the relationship that France’s former citizens of Algeria maintain with their lost homeland. When Algeria was decolonized in 1962 after a lengthy and bitter war, about one million people migrated en masseto France in rushed and sometimes traumatic circumstances from which they have not all recovered. Continue reading “Layering Over the Wounds of Algeria in Contemporary Pied-Noir Art”