Introduction Danielle Celermajer, Millicent Churcher, Moira Gatens and Anna Hush 1. Racial Violence, Emotional Friction, and Epistemic Activism Jose Medina 2. South Africa's Blue Dress: (Re)imagining human rights through art Eliza Garnsey 3. The 'Affairs' of Political Memory: Hermeneutical Dissidence from National Myth-Making Mihaela Mihai 4. Character is a Sacred Bond: Reflections on Sovereignty, Grace, and Resistance Richard K. Sherwin 5. The Tick-tick-ticking Time Bomb and Erosion of Human rights Institutions Danielle Celermajer 6. Toward a Democratic Groove: Cultivating Affective Dynamics in Institutional Transformation Romand Coles and Lia Haro 7. Listening to Claims of Structural Injustice Emily Beausoleil 8. The Imaginary Institution of the University: Sexual Politics in the Neoliberal Academy Anna Hush 9. Reframing Honor in Heterosexual Imaginaries Millicent Churcher and Moira Gatens
Danielle Celermajer is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses on institutional and cultural reforms required for the prevention of human rights violations, responsibility for systematic injustice, and multispecies justice. Millicent Churcher is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research draws together insights from affect and social imaginary studies as well as institutional theory to explore how concrete institutions may constructively engage the imaginations and affects of social agents to achieve social justice outcomes. Moira Gatens is Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Australia. She publishes in the areas of political and feminist philosophy, Spinoza studies, and Philosophy and Literature.