Seminar 2012

During the fall semester of 2012 the Critical Heritage Group is running a seminar series on the theme of Material cultureHeritage and Memory on Tuesdays 10.15-12.00 (see below for venue). All welcome to participate. Inquiries: staffan.appelgren@gu.se

Dec 18, 10.15-12.00, room 3071, Dept of Conservation
Viveiros de Castro, Eduardo (2003) “And“. Manchester Papers in Social Anthropology 7

Dec 11, 10.15-12.00, room 3071, Dept of Conservation
Holbraad, Martin (2011) “Can the Thing Speak“. OAC Working Paper Series, no. 7

Dec 4, cancelled

Nov 27, 10.15-12.00, room E409, School of Global Studies
Grossman, Alyssa “Memory Objects, Memory Dialogues: Common-sense Experiments in Visual Anthropology” (in the Dropbox folder)

Nov 20, 10.15-12.00, room A413, School of Global Studies
Heidegger, Martin (1971) “The Thing” in Poetry, Language, Thought. New York: Harper & Row.
Optional: Ingold, Tim (2007) “Materials Against Materiality” in Archaeological Dialogues 14(1):1-16

Nov 13, 10.15-12.00, room 3071 at Dept of Conservation
Ingold, Tim (2000) “Building, Dwelling, Living” in Perceptions of the Environment. London: Routledge.
Heidegger, Martin (1971) “Building, Dwelling, Thinking” in Poetry, Language, Thought. New York: Harper & Row.

Nov 6, 10.15-12.00, in the “Carl-Axel Moberg room” Dept of History at Humanities
Jarzombek, Mark (2007) “The Cunning of Architecture’s Reason” in Footprint 1:31-46.

Oct 30, cancelled

Oct 23, 10.15-12.00, room A206 at School of Global Studies
The text seminar this week will be given over to the presentation of work-in-progress papers by authors contributing to a special edition of the International Journal of Heritage Studies. Five authors will give short presentations followed by discussion.

Oct 16, 10.15-12.00, room C402 at Humanities
Desilvey, Caitlin (2006) “Observed Decay: Telling Stories with Mutable Things” in Journal of Material Culture 11(3):317-337.

Oct 2, 10.15-12.00, room 3071 at Dept of Conservation
Maurstad, Anita (2012) “Cod, Curtains, Planes and Experts: Relational Materialities in the Museum” in Journal of Material Culture. 17(2):173-189. Avialable through the university library.
Inglod, Tim (2011) “When ANT meets SPIDER: Social Theory for Arthropods” in Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description. Abingdon: Routledge. Available through the Dropbox folder. Email Staffan Appelgren if you need an invite.

Sept 25, 10.15-12.00, room A413 at the School of Global Studies
Barad, Karen (2011) “Nature’s Queer Performativity” in Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences. 19(2):121-158

Sept 18, 10-12, room 3071 at Dept of Conservation
Barad, Karen (2003) “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter” in Signs 28(3):801-831. downloadable from the University Library: Signs

Sept 11, cancelled

Sept 4, 10-12, room C402 at Humanities:
Malafouris, Lambros & Colin Renfrew (2000) “The Cognitive Life of Things: Archaeology, Material Engagement and the Extended Mind” in Malafouris L & Renfrew C (eds) The Cognitive Life of Things: Recasting the Boundaries of the Mind. Cambridge: McDonald Institute Monographs.

Aug 28, 10-12, room E401B at Humanities:
Miller, Daniel (2009) “Theories of Things” in Stuff. Cambridge: Polity Press. (email Staffan Appelgren for text).

May 29, 10-12, room C452 at Humanities:
Pre-conference seminar. Bring your conference presentation and present a short version of it for discussion.

May 24, 10-12, lecture, room C417 at School of Global Studies:
Valdimar Tr. Hafstein: “The Condor’s Flight: A Letter, a Song, a Story, and a Couple of Lessons about Intangible Heritage”, unpublished

May 22, 10-12, room 3071 at the Department of Conservation:
Connerton, Paul (1989) “Bodily Practices” in How Societies Remember. Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, downloadable via the university library >>>

May 15, 10-12, room A413 at School of Global Studies:
Augé, Marc (2004) “Life as a Narrative”, “The Three Figures of Oblivion” and “A Duty to Forget” in Oblivion. University of Minnesota Press (email Staffan Appelgren for text).

May 8, 10-12, room 3071 at the Department of Conservation:
Augé, Marc (2004) “Memory and Oblivion” in Oblivion. University of Minnesota Press
Eco, Umberto (1988) “An Ars Oblivionalis? Forget It!” in PMLA, 103(3):254-261, downloadable via the university library >>>

April 27, 10-12, extra seminar, room A206 at the School of Global Studies:
Lundén, Staffan “Introduction” in Loot, ownership, art and knowledge. The making of Benin objects, Edo traditions and Western progress at the British Museum. dissertation (e-mail Staffan Lundén for text).

April 24, 10-12, cancelled

April 17, 10-12, room 3071 at the Department of Conservation:
Gable, Eric and Richard Handler (2008) “Forget Culture, Remember Memory?” in MW Huber (eds) Museums and Memory. Knoxwille: Newfound Press.

April 10, 10-12, room E509 at School of Global Studies:
Connerton, Paul (2008) “Seven Types of Forgetting” in Memory Studies 1(1):59-71, downloadable via the university library >>>

April 3, 10-12, room D404 at Humanities:
Assmann, Aleida (2007) “Europe: A Community of Memory?” in Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, 40:11-25


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