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  1. Day One: Cultural Memory: Key Concepts and Debates 52 items
    1. Session One: From Aristotle to Blade Runner 8 items
      1. Essential Readings 3 items
        1. Is there memory in the head, in the wild? - Amanda J Barnier, Andrew Hoskins 10/2018

          Article Essential

      2. Supplementary Readings 5 items
        1. Collective Memory and Cultural Identity - Jan Assmann, John Czaplicka 21/1995

          Article Recommended

        2. Travelling Memory - Astrid Erll 11/2011

          Article Recommended

        3. How to make a composition: memory-craft in Antiquity and the Middle Ages - M. Carruthers

          Chapter Recommended

    2. Session Two: Cultural Memory as 'Umbrella' and the Dynamics of Memory Work 5 items
      1. Essential Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 3 items
        1. Cultural memory studies: an international and interdisciplinary handbook - Astrid Erll, Ansgar Nünning, Sara B. Young c2008

          Book Recommended READ INTRODUCTION

        2. Dispersal and redemption: The future dynamics of memory studies - A roundtable - P. Vermeulen, S. Craps, R. Crownshaw, Et al. 01/04/2012

          Article Recommended

    3. Day One General Readings 39 items
      1. Ethnicity and the Post-Modern arts of memory - M. J. Fischer

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. How modernity forgets - Paul Connerton 2009

        Book Recommended PPS. 1-22; 53-67

      3. Introduction - A. Forty

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      4. Key debates in anthropology - Tim Ingold 1996

        Book Recommended SEE PAPERS REGARDING THE DEBATE 'IS THE PAST A FOREIGN COUNTRY?'

      5. Memory: Luba Art and the Making of History - Mary Nooter Roberts, Allen F. Roberts 1996

        Article Recommended

      6. Trajectories - patterns in transition - Graeme Were

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Cultural memory and Western civilization: functions, media, archives - Aleida Assmann 2011

        Book 

      8. Religion and cultural memory: ten studies - Jan Assmann 2006

        Book 

      9. Introduction: What is cultural memory? - Jan Assmann

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading.

      10. The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction - Walter Benjamin 1936/2005

        Webpage Essential Also available electronically from Marxist.org - follow online link

      11. The practice of everyday life - Michel de Certeau c1984

        Book Recommended

      12. History in time - P. J. Corfield

        Chapter Recommended PP. 1-48

      13. Memory and counter-memory - Johannes Fabian

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      14. Reclaiming heritage: alternative imaginaries of memory in West Africa - Ferdinand De Jong, M. J. Rowlands c2007

        Book Recommended

      15. On collective memory - Maurice Halbwachs, Lewis A. Coser 1992

        Book Recommended

      16. Contested pasts: the politics of memory - Katharine Hodgkin, Susannah Radstone 2003

        Book Recommended

      17. Memory cultures: memory, subjectivity, and recognition - Susannah Radstone, Katharine Hodgkin 2006

        Book Recommended

      18. Maurice Halbwachs as historian of collective memory - P. Hutton

        Chapter Recommended

      19. Memory studies: For and against - S. Radstone 01/2008

        Article Recommended

      20. Chapter 31: Monuments and memorials - M. J. Rowlands, C. Tilley

        Chapter Essential

      21. Frames of remembrance: the dynamics of collective memory - Iwona Irwin-Zarecka c1994

        Book Recommended

  2. Day Two: Memory Otherwise 95 items
    1. Session One: Cultures of Memory: Otherwise and Elsewhere 10 items
      1. Essential Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 8 items
        1. The Man who would be Moses - B. J. Butler, M. J. Rowlands

          Chapter Recommended

    2. Counter-memory and New Identities: Restitution and Reparation from Grievance and Loss 7 items
      1. Essential Readings 1 item
      2. Supplementary Readings 6 items
        1. Internal and external memory: different ways of being in history - M. Bloch

          Chapter Recommended

    3. Day Two General Readings 15 items
      1. Excavations and their objects: Freud's collection of antiquity - Stephen Barker c1996

        Book Recommended INTRODUCTION, VII-XXX.

      2. Unpacking my library - a talk about book collecting - Walter Benjamin

        Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

      3. Unpacking My Library Again - Homi Bhabha 1995

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Archive fever: a Freudian impression - Jacques Derrida, Eric Prenowitz 1996

        Book Recommended

      5. Return to Alexandria: an ethnography of cultural heritage, revivalism, and museum memory - Beverley Butler c2007

        Book Recommended

      6. Souvenirs and forgetting: Walter Benjamin's Memory-Work - E. Leslie

        Chapter Recommended

      7. The museum of the mind: art and memory in world cultures - John Mack, British Museum c2003

        Book Recommended

      8. Museum memories: history, technology, art - Didier Maleuvre 1999

        Book Recommended

      9. Later Derrida: reading the recent work - Herman Rapaport 2003

        Book Recommended CHAPTER 3: ARCHIVE TRAUMA, PP. 75-97

      10. Freud and the non-European - Edward W. Said, Christopher Bollas, Jacqueline Rose, Freud Museum (London, England) 2003

        Book Recommended

      11. Theatres of memory - Raphael Samuel, Alison Light, Sally Alexander, Gareth Stedman Jones 1994-

        Book Recommended ESPECIALLY SEMANTICS AND HERITAGE BAITING

    4. Day Two General Readings Cont. 63 items
      1. Introduction - M. J. Rowlands, Ferdinand De Jong

        Chapter Essential

      2. Negotiating the past: the making of memory in South Africa - Carli Coetzee, Sarah Nuttall 1998

        Book Recommended

      3. Reclaiming heritage: alternative imaginaries of memory in West Africa - Ferdinand De Jong, M. J. Rowlands c2007

        Book Recommended

      4. Geographies of exclusion: society and difference in the West - David Sibley 1995

        Book Recommended

      5. Countermonument: memory against itself in Germany - James Edward Young

        Chapter Recommended TEACHING COLLECTION SCIENCE 4538

      6. Hollow land: Israel's architecture of occupation - Eyal Weizman 2007

        Book Recommended

      7. Against the concept of cultural trauma - W. Kansteiner, H. Weilnbock

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Black skin, white masks - Frantz Fanon 2008

        Book Essential E-BOOK. READ FOREWORD AND INTRODUCTION.

      9. Small acts: thoughts on the politics of black cultures - Paul Gilroy c1993

        Book Essential READ CHAPTER 1 (ONE NATION) AND CHAPTER 8 (IT AIN'T WHERE YOU ARE FROM, IT'S WHERE YOU'RE AT)

      10. The wretched of the earth - Frantz Fanon, Richard Philcox 2004

        Book Recommended Other editions available in the Science library, Archaeology library and SSEES Library. Check the catalogue for more details.

      11. The black Atlantic: modernity and double consciousness - Paul Gilroy 1993

        Book Recommended CHAPTER 1: THE BLACK ATLANTIC AS A COUNTER-CULTURE OF MODERNITY

      12. The West and the Rest:discourses and power - S. Hall

        Chapter Recommended

      13. Introduction - Michael Lambek

        Chapter Recommended READ THE INTRODUCTION TO THE VOLUME FOR CONTEXT

      14. See also 'Remembering Back: Cultural Memory, Colonial Legacies and Postcolonial Studies'.

        http://michaelrothberg.weebly.com/essays.html

      15. Please read Talal Asad's much-cited essay on 'Free Speech, Blasphemy and Secular Criticism'. The open access PDF contains a similarly relevant essay by Saba Mahmood, as well as a debate with Judith Butler, all introduced by Wendy Brown:

        https://escholarship.org/uc/item/84q9c6ft

      16. Tradition and the modern age - H. Arendt

        Chapter Recommended

      17. Being and event - Alain Badiou 2006

        Book Recommended

      18. Chartering heritage in Asia's postmodern world - D. Byrne 2004

        Article Recommended Electronic resource

      19. Worlds of power: religious thought and political practice in Africa - Stephen Ellis, Gerrie ter Haar 2004

        Book Recommended

      20. Recalling the Great Leap Famine and recourse to irony - S. Feuchtwang

        Chapter 

      21. Corrections of Double Vision - S. Feuchtwang 01/03/2010

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      22. The anthropology of religion, charisma, and ghosts: Chinese lessons for adequate theory - Stephan Feuchtwang c2010

        Book Recommended

      23. The problem of the fetish - W. Pietz 1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      24. The sound of witchcraft: noise as mediation in religious tradition - M. Rowlands

        Chapter Recommended

      25. Stranger magic: charmed states & the Arabian nights - Marina Warner 2011

        Book Recommended

      26. From Gaza to Warsaw: mapping multidirectional memory - Michael Rothberg 2011

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      27. Palestinian walks: forays into a vanishing landscape - Raja Shehadeh 2014

        Book Essential CHAPTER 1

      28. Introduction - Anselm Franke

        Chapter Essential Electronic resource

      29. Tradition and the modern age - Hannah Arendt

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading.

      30. Chartering heritage in Asia's Postmodern World - D. Byrne 2004

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      31. The old ways: a journey on foot - Robert Macfarlane 2013

        Book Recommended

      32. States of fantasy - Jacqueline Rose 1996

        Book Recommended

      33. Reflections on exile - E. Said

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading.

      34. See also website of psychogeographer Iain Sinclair:

        http://www.iainsinclair.org.uk/

  3. Day Three: Wellbeing, Illbeing, and the Making of Self 38 items
    1. Session One: Relations with Objects and Patient Treatment 2 items
      1. Essential Readings 2 items
        1. Cancer in Other Words? The Role of Metaphor in Emotion Disclosure in Cancer Patients - Anne Lanceley, Jill Macleod Clark 05/2013

          Article Recommended Electronic journal

        2. The elderly as 'curators' in North London - M. J. Rowlands

          Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. Session Two: Visit to The Freud Museum 7 items
      1. Essential Readings 2 items
        1. Mille e tre: Freud and collecting - J. Forrester

          Chapter Essential Electronic resource

        2. A disturbance of memory on the Acropolis - S. Freud

          Chapter Essential ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH THE FREUD MUSEUM

      2. Supplementary Readings 5 items
        1. The Man Who Would be Moses - Beverley J. Butler, Michael Rowlands c2006

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Sigmund Freud and art: his personal collection of antiquities - Lynn Gamwell, Richard Wells, Freud Museum (London, England) 1989

          Book Recommended READ INTRODUCTION and THE ORIGINS OF FREUD'S ANTIQUITIES COLLECTION

        3. Archive fever: a Freudian impression - Jacques Derrida, Eric Prenowitz 1996

          Book Recommended

        4. Freud and the non-European - Edward W. Said, Christopher Bollas, Jacqueline Rose, Freud Museum (London, England) 2003

          Book Recommended

        5. Regarding the pain of others - Susan Sontag 2003

          Book Recommended

    3. Day Three General Readings 29 items
      1. The deeper self: an expanded view of consciousness - Steve Paulson, Siri Hustvedt, Mark Solms, Sonu Shamdasani 10/2017

        Article Essential

      2. Totem and taboo: some points of agreement between the mental lives of savages and neurotics - Sigmund Freud, James Strachey 2001

        Book Essential E-BOOK ALSO AVAILABLE THROUGH PROJECT GUTENBERG

      3. Symbols of transformation: an analysis of the prelude to a case of schizophrenia - C. G. Jung, R. F. C. Hull 1967

        Book Essential INTRODUCTION AND CHAPTER 1. E-BOOK AVAILABLE THROUGH INTERNET ARCHIVE.

      4. Transformations and Symbols of the Libido - Jung, C G 1913-1957); New York Vol. 7,  (Jan 1, 1920

        Article 

      5. Freud and anthropology: a history and reappraisal - Edwin R. Wallace c1983

        Book Recommended

      6. Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology - Sonu Shamdasani 2003

        Book Essential Read Section 4: The Ancient in the Modern

      7. Investigating the therapeutic potential of a heritage-object focused intervention: a qualitative study - A. Lanceley, G. Noble, M. Johnson, Et al. 01/09/2012

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      8. Museums, health and well-being - Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble c2013

        Book Recommended

      9. Touch in museums: policy and practice in object handling - Helen Chatterjee, Sally MacDonald, David Prytherch, Guy Noble 2008

        Book Recommended

      10. Critical events: an anthropological perspective on contemporary India - Veena Das c1995

        Book Recommended

      11. Violence and subjectivity - Veena Das 2000

        Book Recommended THIS EDITED VOLUME ALSO CONTAINS A NUMBER OF TEXTS RELEVANT TO THIS SECTION OF THE COURSE

      12. Remaking a world: violence, social suffering, and recovery - Veena Das 2001

        Book Recommended THIS EDITED VOLUME CONTAINS A NUMBER OF TEXTS RELEVANT TO THIS SECTION OF THE COURSE

      13. Life and worlds: violence and the descent into the ordinary - V. Das

        Chapter Recommended

      14. Asylums: essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates - Erving Goffman 1991

        Book Recommended

      15. Memory sciences, memory politics - I. Hacking

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      16. The illness narratives: suffering, healing, and the human condition - Arthur Kleinman c1988

        Book Recommended

      17. Investigating the therapeutic potential of a heritage-object focused intervention: a qualitative study - A. Lanceley, G. Noble, M. Johnson, Et al. 01/09/2012

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      18. Culture and health - A David Napier, Clyde Ancarno, Beverley Butler, Et al. 11/2014

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      19. Moving home: the experiences of women with severe intellectual disabilities in transition from a locked ward - Katherine Owen, Jane Hubert, Sheila Hollins 12/2008

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      20. The body in pain: the making and unmaking of the world - Elaine Scarry 1985

        Book Recommended

      21. Illness as metaphor: and, AIDs and its metaphors - Susan Sontag 2006

        Book Recommended Other editions available at the Main Library, Science Library, Cruciform, and Royal Free Library. Check the catalogue.

  4. Day Four: Afterlives, Media, and Memory as Activism 59 items
    1. Session One: Haunted Presents, Lost Futures 4 items
      1. Essential Reading 3 items
        1. Memorylands: heritage and identity in Europe today - Sharon Macdonald 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Available online as ebook - READ INTRODUCTION: 'THE EUROPEAN MEMORY COMPLEX'

        2. Ghostly matters: haunting and the sociological imagination - Avery Gordon c2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Available online as ebook - READ INTRODUCTION: 'HER SHAPE AND HIS HAND'

        3. The Ashgate research companion to memory studies 2016

          Book Essential Available online as ebook - READ CHAPTER 5: 'Spectral Phenomenology: Derrida, Heidegger and the Problem of the Ancestral'

      2. Supplementary Readings 1 item
    2. Session Two: Film Screening: John Akomfrah's 'The Nine Muses' 4 items
      1. Essential Readings 3 items
        1. The Generation of Postmemory - M. Hirsch 01/03/2008

          Article Essential

      2. Supplementary Readings 1 item
    3. Day Four General Readings 51 items
      1. Antonyms of our remembering - Verne Harris 10/2014

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. WHAT IS HAUNTOLOGY? - Fisher, Mark Fall 2012

        Article Essential

      3. Latent scrutiny: personal archives as perpetual mementos of the official gaze - Jacqueline Z. Wilson, Frank Golding 03/2016

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Exhibition as film - M. Bal

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Understanding a photograph - J. Berger

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Another way of telling - John Berger, Jean Mohr 1982

        Book Recommended

      7. The ongoing moment - Geoff Dyer 2005

        Book Recommended

      8. Digital network memory - A. Hoskins

        Chapter Recommended

      9. Downcast eyes: the denigration of vision in twentieth-century French thought - Martin Jay c1993

        Book Recommended

      10. Images that remember us: photography and memory in - George Kouvaros 01/2005

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      11. The appearing memory: Gilles Deleuze and Andrey Tarkovsky on `crystal-image' - A. Kozin 01/01/2009

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      12. On photography - Susan Sontag 2002

        Book Recommended

      13. Regarding the pain of others - Susan Sontag 2003

        Book Recommended

      14. The pivot of the world: photography and its nation - Blake Stimson c2006

        Book Recommended

      15. The Photographic memory - Y. Bonnefoy, et al 1988

        Article Recommended Electronic document

      16. Mediated memories in the digital age - José van Dijck 2007

        Book Recommended

      17. Archival Landscapes and a Non-Anthropocentric ‘Universe Memory’ - David Martin-Jones 11/2013

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      18. The semiotics of heritage tourism - Emma Waterton 2014

        Book Recommended

      19. Film and memory - W. Fluck

        Chapter Essential

      20. Memory and the Movies - James Bowman 2004

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      21. Cinema 2: the time image - Gilles Deleuze 1989

        Book Recommended

      22. War, film and collective memory: Plurimedial constellations - Astrid Erll 19/11/2012

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      23. Palestinian cinema: landscape, trauma and memory - Nurith Gertz, George Khleifi c2008

        Book Recommended

      24. Memory and popular film - Paul Grainge 2003

        Book Recommended

      25. Chris Marker, La jetée - Janet Harbord 2009

        Book Recommended

      26. World cinema and cultural memory - Inez Hedges 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      27. The historical film: history and memory in media - Marcia Landy 2001

        Book Recommended

      28. Chris Marker: memories of the future - Catherine Lupton 2005

        Book Recommended

      29. Films of Memory - David MacDougall 03/1992

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      30. Millennial cinema: memory in global film - Amresh Sinha, Terence McSweeney c2011

        Book Recommended

      31. Film and memory in East Germany - Anke Pinkert c2008

        Book Recommended

      32. Persuasive Visions: Film and Memory - Silbey, Jessica Feb 2014

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      33. Photography, cinema, memory: the crystal image of time - Damian Sutton c2009

        Book Recommended

  5. Day Five: Memory After 'The End of the World' 31 items
    1. Session One: Posthuman Memories and Climate Breakdown 5 items
      1. Essential Readings 3 items
        1. The Climate of History: Four Theses - Dipesh Chakrabarty 01/2009

          Article Essential

        2. Curated decay: heritage beyond saving - Caitlin DeSilvey 2017

          Book Essential Available to read online as ebook - READ CHAPTER 2: 'MEMORY'S ECOLOGIES'

        3. Memory studies and the Anthropocene: A roundtable - Stef Craps, Rick Crownshaw, Jennifer Wenzel, Rosanne Kennedy 10/2018

          Article Essential

      2. Supplementary Readings 2 items
        1. The time of planetary memory - Claire Colebrook 29/07/2017

          Article Recommended

    2. Day Five General Readings 26 items
      1. Posthumanism - Franklin Ginn

        Chapter Optional

      2. Staying with the trouble: making kin in the Chthulucene - Donna Jeanne Haraway 2016

        Book 

      3. The three ecologies - Félix Guattari, Ian Pindar, Paul G. Sutton 2014

        Book 

      4. Speculative realism: problems and prospects - Peter Gratton 2014

        Book 

      5. Media ecologies: materialist energies in art and technoculture - Matthew Fuller c2005

        Book 

      6. Assemblage Theory - Delanda, Manuel

        Book 

      7. A new philosophy of society: assemblage theory and social complexity - Manuel De Landa 2006

        Book 

      8. The ecology of others - Philippe Descola c2013

        Book 

      9. Against the Anthropocene: visual culture and environment today - T. J. Demos 2017

        Book 

      10. New materialisms: ontology, agency, and politics - Diana H. Coole, Samantha Frost c2010

        Book 

      11. Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols - Cohen , Tom ; Colebrook , Claire ; Miller Hillis , J.

        Book 

      12. Nihil unbound: enlightenment and extinction - Ray Brassier 2007

        Book 

      13. Nomadic theory: the portable Rosi Braidotti - Rosi Braidotti c2011

        Book 

      14. Alien phenomenology, or, What it's like to be a thing - Ian Bogost c2012

        Book 

      15. Posthumanism - Badmington, Neil Clarke, Bruce (ed.) ; Rossini, Manuela (ed.)

        Book 

  6. Other Readings 2 items
    These readings from previous years of the course may be useful as reference for students
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