H-Memory is a network open to all academics and researchers concerned with Memory Studies. This inter-disciplinary field interests itself in how humans remember and represent that memory, be it through literature, monuments, historical works, or in their own private lives.

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IHR's Transdisciplinary Humanities Book Award goes to Writing with Scissors, by Ellen Gruber Garvey

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance has won the Institute for Humanities Research (ASU)'s Transdisciplinary Book Award for a book that exemplifies socially engaged scholarship. Scrapbooks are a technology of public and private memory that allowed 19th century users to both speak back to the media and treasure what mattered to them. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B.

Dayton Literary Peace Prize : 2nd place goes to Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews & Arabs & the Ghosts of Catastrophe

Dear colleagues,

I wanted to let you know that my recent book, Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe (Dundurn Press, 2013) has placed 2nd for the non-fiction Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Faith Adiele, one of the judges, wrote: “Her analysis of the conflict is nuanced and complex…. Jo Roberts’ theories on social suffering and memory narrative resonate across history and culture.