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Catherine Cole, Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities
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Unresolved pasts tend to return. In the aftermath of state-perpetrated injustice, a façade of peace can suddenly give way. In such circumstances, the voices and visions of artists can help us see what otherwise evades perception. Focusing on contemporary performance in post-apartheid South Africa, Catherine Cole's lecture will explore how unresolved racialized histories of state-perpetrated violence create conditions of possibility and impossibility for performance artists, choreographers, and theater makers. Cole will be presenting from her recent book, Performance and the Afterlives of Injustice, which brings the most social of art forms—live performance—together with questions about how societies change in the wake of state-perpetrated atrocities.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by January 9 to scevents@uw.edu, 206-685-5260.

Lecture will be recorded and posted to https://www.youtube.com/SimpsonCenter.

Jan 19, 2022 07:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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