Politics and Obligations of Memory

CULANTH 403S

Explores political contexts, and often competing visions, surrounding construction and reproduction of public memory. Asks how sites of memory, presenting an image of the past, express understandings, desires, and conflicts of the present. Particular focus on how times of crisis and trauma are commemorated, challenged, or hidden. Open only to juniors and seniors. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

HISTORY403S
ICS403S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, SS