In Focus: Memorials and Memorialization (published exclusively online at http://www.anthropology-news.org)


Abstract:

Essays on Memorials and Memorialization published on AN website at http://www.anthropology-news.org

“Earthquake in Picso, Peru” by Carol Hayman

“Commemoration in Cyberspace” by AB Diefenderfer

“Public Commemoration and Private Remembrance” by Sue Ann Taylor

“Roadside Memorials (Re)presented” by Charisma A Thomson

“Scarf of Hope as a Warm and Performative Memorial for the Disappeared in Peru” by Olga González

“Go with Flo: Politics and Queer Memorialization” by Erin L Durban-Albrecht

“Re-curating Testimony: Toward a New Pedagogy for Learning from the Past” by Monica Eileen Patterson and Erica Lehrer

“Production of Memory in Civil War-Era Deerfield, MA” by Alan C Swedlund

“Calamity and Harmony in China” by Jing Xu

“The Hero's Many Bodies: Monuments and Power in Havana” by João Felipe Gonçalves

“Change and Evolution: The Case of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial” by Paulette G Curtis

“Constructing the Gugulethu Seven Memorial and the Struggle for Political Heritage” by Rachel Harvey

Keywords: memorials, memorialization, material culture, conflict and war, identity, museum anthropology

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