CCS Workshop – October 10 – Jacob Boersema

Perpetrators’ Trauma: Afrikaners after Apartheid in South Africa This paper proposes a theoretical framework to understand perpetrator’ trauma and employs the white Afrikaans-speaking minority in post-apartheid South Africa as a case study. My framework builds on two theoretical approaches within the literature that explores collective memory of an egregious past: cultural trauma theory and reputation…

CCS Workshop – October 3 – William Sun

Host-Move (Proactive) vs Guest-Move (Reactive): A Philosophical Perspective of Social Performance Studies Social performance studies (SPS) is a new field of research started in China in the late 1990s. In light of the field’s recent establishment, a majority of theories in the humanities inevitably touch upon social performance, which refers to all human actions meant…