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Book Forum — Nayanika Mookherjee’s The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 by Todd Meyers

 

Andrew Brandel has organized an extraordinary and diverse set of commentaries on Nayanika Mookherjee’s The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories, and the Bangladesh War of 1971 (Duke University Press, 2015). Each intervention is a path that moves outward from Mookherjee’s remarkable study, finding ways through the brambles of memory and history. We hope you enjoy. — Todd Meyers, Associate Editor

 

Introduction: The Violence of Life and Its Images
Andrew Brandel (editor)
Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

Interiorities of Memory
Swayam Bagaria
Johns Hopkins University

Communicating Violence: Reviewing The Spectral Wound
Jennifer L. Culbert
Johns Hopkins University

The Performance of Public Secrets in The Spectral Wound
Amrita Ibrahim
Georgetown University

On Counting
Naveeda Khan
Johns Hopkins University 

Time of the Writing, the Hour of Reading
Naeem Mohaiemen
Columbia University

The Grains of Experience
Veena Das
Johns Hopkins University

 

The Spectral Wound and New Lines of Flight: A Reply

Nayanika Mookherjee
Durham University 

 

For more, Nayanika Mookherjee recently talked with BBC Radio 4. The link can be found here

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