MLA Lecture Series:  Pascal Boyer (Wash U Anthropology) – “How Memory Creates Traditions”

February 23, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
McMillan Hall G052 (Danforth Campus)

“How Memory Creates Traditions”

Memory is recognized as the key to our past, but it is also fundamental to who we are in the present, both individually and collectively. Join us this February as we delve into the nature, meaning, and power of memory.

Free and open to the public, the series is sponsored by University College, the professional and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences.

Seating is limited and RSVPs are requested. Lectures may be attended individually or in the entire series.

Register today.

Series talks
  • February 2     Carl Craver, PhD, Professor, Philosophy and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, “Living without Memory”
  • February 9     Lisa Bulawsky, MFA, Professor, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, “Memory and Image: In the Present We Were”
  • February 16     David Patterson Silver Wolf, PhD, Associate Professor, Brown School, “Historical Trauma and Memory: The Impact of Native American Boarding Schools on Contemporary Higher Education”
  • February 23     Pascal Boyer, PhD, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Psychology, Henry Luce Professor of Collective and Individual Memory, “How Memory Creates Traditions”

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