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CULT 362 Memory Studies 3 Credits
In recent years, memory has become one of the most widely debated issues in the social sciences. While modernity focused largely on the future, how do we explain the enormous preoccupation with the past in the postmodern era? This course will pose some answers to this question. Beginning with a look at the way memory operates, the course will review major debates on memory in diverse fields such as psychology, sociology, and history. It will then focus on particular themes, including memory's relationship to place, identity, trauma, narrative, commemoration, media and the body. The course will rely on a number of case studies, including studies of memory in Turkey.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2018-2019 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2016-2017 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2015-2016 Memory Studies 3
Fall 2014-2015 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2013-2014 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2011-2012 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2010-2011 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2009-2010 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2007-2008 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2006-2007 Memory Studies 3
Spring 2005-2006 Memory Studies 3
Fall 2004-2005 Memory and National Identity 3
Spring 2002-2003 Memory and National Identity 3
Spring 2001-2002 Memory and National Identity 3

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ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS (6 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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