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Soul Wounds Conference

Image: "The Field" by Katherine Sherwood


A full conference program can be viewed and downloaded here.
Conference keynote and plenary sessions are available below.


Keynote Address:

"Ancestral Ghosts in Your Genome: Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance"
Dr. Michael Skinner, Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University


Plenary Session I:

"Tranceformation: Trauma, Mind, and Body"
Dr. David Spiegel, Stanford Medical School

"Healing Our Legacies to Heal the World"
Steven Olweean, Director of the Common Bond Institute


Plenary Session II:

"We Are Trauma's Children: Ritual, Narrative, and the Creation of Collective Identity"
Lyra Monteiro, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University

"The Work of Memory and the Wounds of History"
Angelika Bammer, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities in the Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University


Plenary Seminar

Featuring:
Angelika Bammer, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Emory University
Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies
at Indiana University
Lyra Monteiro, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University
Kidada Williams, Associate Professor of History at Wayne State University
Steven Olweean, Director of the Common Bond Institute


Special thanks to our sponsors:
Stanford Arts Institute
Stanford University School of Humanities & Sciences
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Stanford Department of History
Stanford Humanities Center
Stanford Department of Theater and Performance
Stanford Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Humanity United