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Lehrer, Erica

Curating Difficult Knowledge

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Witnesses to Witnessing
Erica Lehrer, Cynthia E. Milton

Part I. Bearing Witness between Museums and Communities

2. “We were so far away”: Exhibiting Inuit Oral Histories of Residential Schools
Heather Igloliorte

3. The Past is a Dangerous Place: The Museum as a Safe Haven
Vivienne Szekeres

4. Teaching Tolerance through Objects of Hatred: The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia as “Counter-Museum”
Monica Eileen Patterson

5. Politics of the Past: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide at the Kigali Memorial Centre
Amy Sodaro

Part II. Visualizing the Past

6. Living Historically through Photographs in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Reflections on Kliptown Museum, Soweto
Darren Newbury

7. Showing and Telling: Photography Exhibitions in Israeli Discourses of Dissent
Tamar Katriel

8. Visualizing Apartheid: Re-Framing Truth and Reconciliation through Contemporary South African Art
Erin Mosely

Part III. Materiality and Memorial Challenges

9. Points of No Return: Cultural Heritage and Counter-Memory in Post-Yugoslavia
Andrew Herscher

10. Defacing Memory: (Un)tying Peru’s Memory Knots
Cynthia E. Milton

11. (Mis)representations of the Jewish Past in Poland’s Memoryscapes: Nationalism, Religion, and Political Economies of Commemoration
Sławomir Kapralski

12. Afterword: The Turn to Pedagogy: A Needed Conversation on the Practice of Curating Difficult Knowledge
Roger I. Simon

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Arts, Social History, Cultural History, Media Studies, Intellectual Studies, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Page amount
232 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230319554
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33390-5

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