Seminar (3/24): Memories of Slavery : Genealogy of National Denial and Resilience

NYU & CNRS Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences announces a new seminar series on

Memory and Memorialization:
Representing Trauma and War


Our collaborators for this series are the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Mémorial de Caen (France). Financed by the Partner University Fund (PUF/FACE) of the French Embassy in Washington, our multidisciplinary research project brings together leading academic experts on memory (in its historical, socio-cultural, psychological and neurological manifestations) with top museum professionals engaged in the development and operation of contemporary memorial museums.

Memories of Slavery : Genealogy of National Denial and Resilience

March 24, 2010 (4.30-7.30 pm)

Myriam Cottias | Historian | CNRS

Commentators: Fred Cooper, historian
(NYU), Joseph E. Ledoux, neuroscientist
(NYU), M.-Cl. Lavabre, sociologist (CNRS
by video conference)

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