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Translating Pain: An International Forum on Language, Text and Suffering

Co-sponsored by the Mobility, Translation and Identity Network, the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and the Research Program in Global History.

On 10-12 August 2015, Monash University in partnership with the University of Warwick will convene a forum in Melbourne, Australia focused on the translation of pain across multiple historical and disciplinary perspectives. The forum will consist of a series of keynote lectures, a small academic symposium, and a larger academic conference.


Session III: Remembering Pain

Chair: Seán Hand (The University of Warwick)

Transcultural memories of the Jewish Diaspora from Libya: Mediating and remediating Jewish narratives of sorrow
Barbara Spadaro (University of Bristol)

‘Nature’s plan of relief’: Remembering and forgetting the pain of American slavery
Clare Corbould (Monash University)

Pain in the memoirs of the survivors of the KLNa
Diana Henry (Independent Scholar)