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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 355 - Collective Memory in Anthropological Perspective

4 credits
This course addresses collective memory from theoretical and ethnographic perspectives. It locates memory in the social world, in the relevance of the past for the present, and in on-going struggles to represent and commemorate meaningful histories. It begins by addressing foundational theories and builds to consider: relationships between nationalism and memory, possibilities of representing violence, contestations and embodies performances of public memories. Particular attention is paid to language and semiotic systems in memory work.

Prerequisite: ANT 265 , ANT 280 , or ANT 285  
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: French