Participants

Meltem Ahiska
Professor of Sociology
Boğaziçi University
Turkey

Victoria Collis-Buthelezi
Researcher, WiSER
South Africa

Judith Butler
Maxine Elliot Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
Co-Director, International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs
University of California, Berkeley
USA

María José Contreras Lorenzini
Professor of Theater
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Chile

Vilashini Cooppan
Associate Professor of Literature
University of California, Santa Cruz

Hoda Elsadda
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Cairo University
Founder, The Women and Memory Forum
Egypt

Paul Gilroy
Professor of American English and Literature
King’s College London
UK

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
Research Chair, Studies in Historical Trauma and Transformation
Stellenbosch University
South Africa

David Theo Goldberg
Professor of Comparative Literature
Director, UC Humanities Research Institute
University of California, Irvine
USA

Patricia Hayes
Professor, Faculty of Arts, and NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History and Theory
University of the Western Cape
South Africa

Marianne Hirsch
William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University
USA

Achille Mbembe
Research Professor of History and Politics, WiSER
South Africa

Sarah Nuttall
Director, WiSER
University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa

Debarati Sanyal
Professor of French
University of California, Berkeley
USA

Penny Siopis
Visual Artist, University of Cape Town
South Africa

Jane Taylor
Andrew W. Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance
University of the Western Cape
South Africa

Vron Ware
Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies
Kingston University, London
UK