New Monuments: Iconoclasm, Reenactments, and Alternative Commemorations in the United States since 2000, Paris, 15-16 March 2024
Call for papers:
As demonstrated by Wendy Bellion’s scholarship, iconoclasm lies at the foundation of the United States. Yet Bellion also shows us that, rather than being sealed in the past, iconoclastic projects continue into the present. Iconoclastic destruction invariably entails creation—whether it is the construction of new monuments to replace the toppled ones, or the coalescence of a new community, movement, or nation.