Mnemonics Keynote Lectures Now Online

Seminar with Daniele Salerno: Where Do Protesters Go in Winter? The Afterlives of Masses

  • 19 November 2019; 15.15-17.00; Trans 8, A.W. de Grootzaal, Utrecht University

Seminar with Astrid Erll: Literary Memory Activism in an Age of Migration: The Refugee Tales

  • 21 January 2020; 15.15-17.00; Drift 25, Room 0.01; Utrecht University

Susanne Knittel

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of Languages, Literature and Communication, Utrecht University

Susanne Knittel Susanne C. Knittel holds a PhD in Italian and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, New York, and has been Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University since 2011. She is the author of The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory (Fordham UP, 2015; German translation Unheimliche Geschichte: Grafeneck, Triest, und die Politik der Holocaust-Erinnerung, Transcript 2018) and the editor, with Kári Driscoll, of “Memory after Humanism,” a special issue of Parallax (2017). Her current research focuses on the figure of the perpetrator in contemporary memory culture. She is the founder of the Perpetrator Studies Network and editor-in-chief of JPR: The Journal of Perpetrator Research.