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Between Memory and History: Oral History and the Challenge of the Memory Boom

Thursday, March 26, 2015
12:00 AM
RLL Commons, 4th floor MLB

Speaker: Daniel James, Bernardo Mendel Professor of Latin American History, Indiana University

The talk offers an overview of the emerging paradigms in the field of oral history and the impact of the boom in memory studies of the last decade. From there, Professor James will take the case of the Argentine “disappeared” through which to examine the complex interplay of memory and history in contemporary Latin America. This lecture will be videotaped. Please email szalays@umich after for a link to the video. 

Graduate Student Workshop with Professor James
Friday, March 27
RLL Commons, 4th floor MLB
Lunch Provided


Cosponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies