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CAT1.23.Making memorials

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Reading memorials Lucy in the ash with boyfriend
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5/2/11 Logistics corner Only Wednesday sections are meeting in the Smart Classroom this week. No office hours this Wednesday, as I have a faculty meeting.
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5/2/11 Reading, writing, deciphering, exhibiting This class concerns technologies of memory. Writing is the memory technology with which we are most concerned, because this is a writing course, but we have also thought about the ‘method of clues’ and the ‘language of life’ as technologies of memory. This week and the one lecture next
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5/2/11 ‘Reading’ Memorials This lecture is about a memorial at the American Museum of Natural History It touches on some of the themes of the last section of the class – the method of clues, evolution, and human origins. The lecture will introduce the idea of ‘reading’ a memorial.
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5/2/11 American Museum of Natural History Here is the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History in NYC. Anyone been there? The whole building is a memorial to the history of life on earth. BUT …. presentations of natural history also contain a lot of information about the time that they were constructed.
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5/2/11 AMNH Authoritative institution, presenting nature.
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