Operations of Collective Memory: A Public Discussion Tuesday, 10/11, at 6:00PM


“Pasts Personal and Public: Operations of Collective Memory.”

A Public Presentation by Professor of History Carol Gluck, Columbia University

WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

WHERE: Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 801. MAP

gluck1ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Carol Gluck is the George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University, the chair of the Weatherhead East Asian Publications Program, and a member of the Committee on Global Thought. She specializes in modern Japan, from the late nineteenth century to the present, international relations, historiography and public memory in Asia and the West. A prize-winning historian, her most recent book is Words in Motion: Toward a Global Lexicon, co-edited with Anna Tsing (Duke University Press, 2009). Gluck’s presentation, free and open to the public, will examine her work in the area of public memory, narrative and history writing.

SPONSORS: This talk is part of the “Oral History Workshop Public Lecture Series,” co-sponsored by the Columbia Center for Oral History (CCOH), the Oral History Master of Arts Program (OHMA) and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP).