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Unformatted text preview: Speech at Harvard University Why how we remember and why we forget Pressures, impulses, internal/external motivators Important ethical and political attributions Trauma studies Unburying – forced forgetting Pact of oblivion – burying bodies and forgetting about it Columbus Day – discovery of the US Forget about the indigenous people that were killed off by settlers Judith Lewis Herman Psychiatrist for those dealing with trauma “complex PTSD” – prolonged exposure to traumatic events without reasonable hope of escape Torture I won the war – I’ll write the history The Spanish Civil War 2004 change in power...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course SOC 265 taught by Professor Rodneycoates during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.
- Spring '12