MEMORY AND TRAUMA: THE STAKES OF A MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Organized by The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Le Mémorial de Caen,
Friday, October 3
9:30 a.m. – Panel 1 : Perception and Representation
Introduction : DENIS PESCHANSKI (CNRS ): History, Memory, Resilience, Event and Representation : The Stakes of Research
MAX PAGE (University of Massachusetts-Amherst ): The Future of the City’s End: New York’s Fears and Fantasies After 9/11
GERARD RABINOVITCH (CNRS ): A Memorial Challenge: The Distinction Between Terrorism and Resistance
HENRY ROUSSO (CNRS): What Future for Memory?


2:00 p.m. – Panel 2 : History and memory
DAVID BLIGHT (Yale University): The Divided United States: War and Race as the Faultlines of American Memory
ANETTE BECKER (University of Paris X): From the Great War to September 11th : Cultures of war and memories
JAMES YOUNG (University of Massachusetts-Amherst): Historical Events and Their Memorial Stages : Berlin and New York
JEAN-MARCEL HUMBERT (the Directorate of Museums of France): Memory and History in French Museums
Saturday, October 4
10:00 a.m.- Panel 3: Resilience and Trauma
GRETTY MIRDAL (University of Copenhagen): Dis-membered Memories – Re-membered Memories in Post-traumatic Reactions
GRADY BRAY (Disaster Human Services, Inc.): Community Resilience: The Trauma That Does Not Bleed
PATRICK WEIL (CNRS): Traumatic Memories: Jews, Blacks and Algerians
HENRI PARENS (Jefferson Medical College): Resilience in Coping With Trauma
2:00 p.m. – Panel 4 : Making a Memorial Museum
RICHARD JEZIERSKI (Memorial Center of Oradour-sur-Glane): Memories of Civilians: Oradour
KARI WATKINS (Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum): A Lesson in Hope: The Resilience a City Found in Creating the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
STEPHANE GRIMALDI (Director, Le Memorial de Caen): Communicating with new publics: What kind of memorial for those weren’t there?
ALICE GREENWALD (National September 11th Memorial & Museum): Passion on All Sides: Planning a Memorial Museum at Ground Zero
The conference will be in English and French with simultaneous interpretation.
Location:
La Maison française of New York University
16 Washington Mews
New York NY 10003
For more information, please contact NYU’s Institute of French Studies:
(212) 998-8754
Frédéric Viguier: fv6@nyu.edu

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