Journal of Media Practice Symposium: ‘Mediated memories’

Title: Journal of Media Practice Symposium
Location: University of Sussex
Description: This year the symposium will focus on the theme of ‘Mediated Memories’ and will include a strand on the uses and construction of memory in contemporary media practice. Topics for consideration include:

* the use and creation of archives
* oral histories
* family memories
* cultural memory and narrative
* cultural memory and documentary practice
* forgetfulness in the age of information
* dementia
* home movies past and present
* the uses of nostalgia
* reminiscence
* computer memory
* memory and identity
* amnesia and the unconscious

Start Time: 09:00
Date: 2009-07-13
End Time: 17:00

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