Violence, Affect, and the Post-Traumatic Subject – University of Copenhagen

Violence, Affect, and the Post-Traumatic Subject

Guest lecture by Ruth Leys, Prof. of Humanities, John Hopkins University

Ruth Leys is the author of From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After (Princeton) and Trauma: A Genealogy (Chicago). In this lecture, she will focus on the latest twists and turns in approaches to affect, with an emphasis on violence and recent claims about the relationship between trauma and the emotional brain.

The lecture is organized by the research network Emotions & Public Affairs, University of Copenhagen (ToRS).

Contact: Birgitte Schepelern Johansen, bjohansen@hum.ku.dk

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