Working Group in Memory Studies

Members of the Working Group in Memory Studies together with Shirli Gilbert of Southampton.

The UCLA Working Group in Memory Studies seeks to bring together faculty and graduate students from across the humanities and social sciences who are interested in the interdisciplinary field of cultural memory studies. 

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Cultural memory studies focuses on the dynamic interplay between the past and the present in local, national, and transnational contexts and can involve the study of works of art and literature; memorials and monuments; processes of reparation, reconciliation, and transitional justice; activist movements; media; and more. In recent years the field has grown rapidly and there is now an international Memory Studies Association.

Upcoming Events:

  • October 10: Talk by Ana Lucia Araújo (Professor of Howard University): “Reparations for Slavery: History and Current Debates” (Law School Room 1314, 4-6pm)
  • October 11: Coffee with Professor Ana Lucia Araújo (Faculty Center, 10-11:15am)
  • October 24: First Reading Group Session of the Year! (Kaplan 348, 11am-12:30pm)
  • February 28-29, 2020: Memory Studies Conference with Ann Rigney (Professor of Utrecht University)

Contact us: 

If you would like to join our mailing list, please contact Arielle Stambler.

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