In the Zumkehr Lectures, hosted by the University of Ohio, scholars from a number of disciplines and from all over the world examine the ways in which our understanding of the past continues to shape our present and future. From memorials to museums to popular media, the meaning of the past is continuously revised and revisited. Some of the addressed topics are:
Patricia Davis: African American Memory Practices, Negotiation, and the Politics of Identity
Kendall Phillips: Rhetorical Approaches to Difficult Memories
Teresa Bergman: Commemoration and Diversity
Barry Schwartz: Collective Memory
Ekaterina Haskins: The City of Victors
Patrick Hagopian: Contentious Memories: Confederate Memorials
Derek Alderman: Martin Luther King Jr. Streets as Unfinished Civil Rights Work
Jocelyn Martin: The Prospect of a Filipino Memory Studies
Stef Craps: Climate Change and the Art of Anticipatory Memory
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