Panel Discussion: Injury, Trauma, and Repair

October 19, 2017
6p reception, Kemper Art Museum; 6:30 panel, Steinberg Auditorium

Scholars from the fields of anthropology, Holocaust studies, and psychology will explore issues relating to trauma and repair in conjunction with the installation Kader Attia: Reason’s Oxymorons, discussing how the act of repair—physical and psychological, individual and cultural—is interpreted and studied in these different areas of expertise.


Rebecca Lester, associate professor, Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences
Kara O’Leary, clinical psychologist, St. Louis VA Medical Center
Anika Walke, assistant professor, Department of History in Arts & Sciences
Moderated by Meredith Malone, associate curator

Free and open to the public

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Image credit

Kader Attia, Reason’s Oxymorons, 2015. Installation of cubicles and 18 films, durations variable, 13 to 25 min. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. Photo by Max Yawney.