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This course will study how history is remembered and how the memory of history contributes to and differs from the writing of history. Attention will be paid to how historic events are commemorated and what this tells us about the values and beliefs of those commemorating. The course will explore how different cultures and groups remember history and the role that institutionalized social structures play in the remembrance of history. Attention will be paid to the nature of the discipline of history and the role historic memory and oral history play in the disciple. The course will be a variable topics course. The course will meet the World Cultures Context of Experience.
Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Culture and Values (CV) Context of Experience: World Cultures (WC) Extended Requirement: Not Applicable
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: None Existing Course: New Existing Course Number: Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester Other (if specified): Number of Sections: 1 Number of Seats: 30
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