A Photographic History of Public Memory

I would like to invite my fellow scholars to visit my site The Memorial Project. This is a new, ongoing project to use photography to dosuments and interrogate public memory and American memorial practice. All content is mine, and all the photographs are captured on film (mostly Ilford Delta 400), a technology that is itself an artifact of history and memory.

CFP: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World

In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world.

CFP: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World

In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world.

CFP: Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

A one-day symposium sponsored by the Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College and Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Date: Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Location: Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

CFP for SRS 2018 Politically charged artistic representations of the past in the Romanian public space

Call for papers for a panel at the Conference of the Society for Romanian Studies (SRS) (Bucharest, 26-30 June 2018)

 

Politically charged artistic representations of the past in the Romanian public space

 

Holiday, Festival, and Celebration editors and contributors sought

H-Net is starting a new network on the study of holidays, festivals and festivity, and celebrations. The broad scope will encompass festivals representing a range of emotional stripes, from holiday celebrations to festivals of memorialization, protest marches, local and regional commemorations, historic reenactments, and on and on. The network will be multi-disciplinary and international in scope and will make full use of H-Net’s platform and position as an online, open access publisher. 

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