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Memory unbound: tracing the dynamics of memory studies

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

Memory Unbound Tracing the Dynamics of Memory Studies Edited by Lucy Bond, Stef Craps, Pieter Vermeulen 302 pages, 16 illus. Bringing together many of the leading scholars of memory with emerging voices in the field, Memory Unbound transforms our current knowledge of the movements of memory across cultures, generations, media, and disciplines and sets an ambitious agenda for the future of memory studies. Remembering the Indonesian Killings: The Act of Killing and the Global Memory Imperative Rosanne Kennedy Chapter 3. Pieter Vermeulen is an assistant professor of American and comparative literature at the University of Leuven. Critically, this book is about learning to deal with our pasts and learning new methods of connecting our pasts across cultures toward a shared understanding and application of memory technologies. Starting from the observation that memory is increasingly being studied as a dynamic process rather than a static product, it identifies the four main dimensions of mnemonic mobility in a globalized and digitalized world: transcultural, transgenerational, transmedial, and transdisciplinary. No longer simply containers and conduits, these institutions emerge as important actors in the history of world literature.

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memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

Embodying just such an elastic approach, this state-of-the-field collection systematically explores the transcultural, transgenerational, transmedial, and transdisciplinary dimensions of memory---four key dynamics that have sometimes been studied in isolation but never in such an integrated manner. This framework decentres the privileged focus on narrative and identity that organises wider social movement treatments of collective memory. The essays collected here ask how the market, the publishing house, and the university shape both the making and the reading of literary works. Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of the Romanian Holocaust Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer Chapter 5. Embodying just such an elastic approach, this state-of-the-field collection systematically explores the tra Though still a relatively young field, memory studies has undergone significant transformations since it first coalesced as an area of inquiry. Connective Memory: How Facebook Takes Charge of Your Past José van Dijck Chapter 8.

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Memory Unbound : Lucy Bond : 9781785333002

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

Transnational Memory and the Construction of History through Mass Media Aleida Assmann Chapter 4. Memory is increasingly being studied as something that does not stay put but circulates, migrates, travels; it is more and more being conceptualized as a process, as work that is continually in progress, rather than as a reified object. In an original contribution to understanding feminist activist memory‚ÄĒand social movement memory more widely‚ÄĒthis chapter sets out the key tenets of an assemblage memory approach. Transnational Memory and the Construction of History through Mass Media Aleida Assmann Chapter 4. In doing so, this chapter provides an accessible introduction to assemblage theory for the reader interested in thinking through the complexities of cultural memory and activist practices.

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Memory Unbound: Tracing the Dynamics of Memory Studies

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

See Related Email Newsletters Sign up for our email newsletters to get customized updates on new Berghahn publications. Connective Memory: How Facebook Takes Charge of Your Past José van Dijck Chapter 8. Fictions of Generational Memory: Caryl Phillips? Government responses to pressures to address historical injustices have resulted more recently in the establishment of a framework for reconciliation, apologies and other measures of redress. Pieter Vermeulen is an assistant professor of American and comparative literature at the University of Leuven. The Uses of Facebook for Examining Collective Memory: The Emergence of Nasser Facebook Pages in Egypt Joyce van de Bildt Chapter 7.

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Memory unbound: tracing the dynamics of memory studies

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

It proposes a future for memory research that finds a place for new investigators to embed their ideas. Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon-a process rather than a reified object. It proposes a future for memory research that finds a place for new investigators to embed their ideas. List of Illustrations Introduction: Memory on the Move Lucy Bond, Stef Craps, and Pieter Vermeulen Chapter 1. Embodying just such an elastic approach, this state-of-the-field collection systematically explores the transcultural, transgenerational, transmedial, and transdisciplinary dimensions of memory‚ÄĒfour key dynamics that have‚Ķ. The Agency of Memory Objects: Tracing Memories of Soweto at Regina Mundi Church Frauke Wiegand Chapter 11.

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memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

This volume of essays is a significant contribution to the field as it provides a critical understanding of memory across media and disciplines, and will be of interest to a wide range of scholars working in the field of memory studies. The Uses of Facebook for Examining Collective Memory: The Emergence of Nasser Facebook Pages in Egypt Joyce van de Bildt Chapter 7. Embodying just such an elastic approach, this state-of-the-field collection systematically explores the transcultural, transgenerational, transmedial, and transdisciplinary dimensions of memory‚ÄĒfour key dynamics that have sometimes been studied in isolation but never in such an integrated manner. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography, sociology, cultural studies, media studies, heritage and museum studies, psychology and history. Embodiments of Memory: Toward an Existential Approach to the Culture of Connectivity Amanda Lagerkvist Chapter 9.

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Memory unbound : tracing the dynamics of memory studies / edited by Lucy Bond, Stef Craps, and Pieter Vermeulen

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon‚ÄĒa process rather than a reified object. Both narratives focus on the case of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American who suffered in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and at the hands of the state through its response to that natural disaster. Abstract Though still a relatively young field, memory studies has undergone significant transformations since it first coalesced as an area of inquiry. In the tension between work and system, Institutions of World Literature generates methodologies for the future. Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of the Romanian Holocaust Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer Chapter 5.

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Memory Unbound : Lucy Bond : 9781785338410

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

The Agency of Memory Objects: Tracing Memories of Soweto at Regina Mundi Church Frauke Wiegand Chapter 11. Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon-a process rather than a reified object. Stef Craps is an associate professor of English literature at Ghent University, where he directs the Cultural Memory Studies Initiative. The authors define the protocol they present as social memory technology. Memory Unbound places leading researchers in conversation with emerging voices in the field to recast our understanding of memory's distinctive variability.

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Memory unbound : tracing the dynamics of memory studies / edited by Lucy Bond, Stef Craps, and Pieter Vermeulen

memory unbound tracing the dynamics of memory studies

Both the content and the apologetically aggressive tone of Eggers's editorial statements betray a deep unease with the inability to inhabit a cultural and economic position that is untainted by the compromises that publishing requires. Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon‚ÄĒa process rather than a reified object. While these dimensions have been treated separately to a greater or lesser extent in a number of publications, this collection considers them comprehensively and in an integrated manner. Fictions of Generational Memory: Caryl Phillips's In the Falling Snow and Black British Writing in Times of Mnemonic Transition Astrid Erll Chapter 6. Increasingly, scholars understand memory to be a fluid, dynamic, unbound phenomenon‚ÄĒa process rather than a reified object. Though still a relatively young field, memory studies has undergone significant transformations since it first coalesced as an area of inquiry. Stef Craps is an Associate Professor of English Literature at Ghent University, where he directs the Cultural Memory Studies Initiative.

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