Conversations in Conflict Studies- Bradford Vivian
400 Eggers Hall
"The Paradoxes of Atonement: Rhetoric, Historical Memory, and State Apologies" Speaker: Bradford Vivian Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator- Communication and Rhetorical Studies will present ongoing research concerning the recent trend of state apologies for historical injustice in international relations. In particular, he will examine the role of particular forms of political rhetoric and the symbolism of historical memory in both creating and inadvertantly complicating opportunities for justice and enhanced international relations.
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