Memory and Culture

Memory and Culture - How Nations Remember The Stages of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
How Nations Remember: The Stages of Memory in Berlin and New York I picked this lecture because I am interested in how certain memorials come about. I am Jewish and memorials dedicated to the memory of the Jews massacred in Germany also spark my interest. Since this lecture talked about a few memorials for the Jews of Germany I knew I could relate. This lecture occurred on Tuesday March 22, 2011 and was presented by James Young of the University of Massachusetts. Professor Young teaches English and Judaic studies. He wrote the book At Memory’s Edge: After-images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture; The Texture of Memory that was rewarded the National Jewish Book Award in 1994. He was part of the elite five member Findungskommision for the national “Memorial to Europe’s Murdered Jews” in Berlin, Germany. Professor Young also served on the jury for the World Trade Center Site Memorial competition and the monument to the disappeared in Buenos Aires. This lecture discussed how certain countries go about remembering significant, good or
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

Memory and Culture - How Nations Remember The Stages of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online