The Limits of Responsibility: Histories, Species, Politics

The Limits of Responsibility

Palmerston North, New Zealand, 3-5 Dec. 2012

Responsibility is a key concept invoked in many contemporary forums, popular and academic. A wide range of discourses, both in cultural criticism and in public life, define the ethical and civil responsibilities of the citizen and the human subject. Notions of apology, reconciliation, reparation and collective trauma all hold citizens to be responsible for forms of violence and oppression in their ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Massey University
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Monday, December 3, 2012 to Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Event Location: 
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Abstract due date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
British
Popular Culture
Literary Theory
World Literatures
Colonial
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