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The Cultural Politics of Naming Symposium: Capstone Event

May 13, 2022 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Online Event

The capstone event of the Cultural Politics of Naming Symposium included a showing of the film Decolonize this City with an accompanying Q&A and listening to a podcast on Colonialism, Naming, and Botany, as well as a showcase of student readings and several speakers. The keynote presentation was by poet and literature professor Tsering Wangmo Dhompa.

Gwyneira Isaac
, Smithsonian - Opening remarks

Christian Crouch, Bard College Annandale - Land acknowledgement presentation

Penelope Papailias
, University of Thessaly - presentation and Q&A of Decolonize this City (film)

Fotini Gouseti, University of Thessaly - “Technologies of Monumentalization and Forgetting in Kalavryta”

Frances Barranco and Kelly Hofschneider, George Washington University - Podcast on Colonialism, Naming, and Botany

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa - Keynote Presentation and Q&A

Maritina Tselepi, Athens School of Fine Arts; Dimitra Morosou, University of Thessaly; Matloob Naweed, Bard College Annandale; Ira Vengurlekar, Bard College Berlin; Sanam Younasi, American University of Central Asia - student readings