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2019 Andrew W. Mellon Conference


  • National September 11 Memorial and Museum, 180 Greenwich St New York, 10007 United States of America (map)

The second Andrew W. Mellon Conference will be titled "Traversing the Gap: Relevance as a Transformative Force at Sites of Public Memory" and will be held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in 2019.

The conference will explore the concept of "relevance" as a state of staying connected to a particular communal trauma in order to educate, foster growth, and encourage empathy. It will examine cultural institutions, educational interventions, theoretical models, archives, bodies, and texts that contend with cultivating connectivity, interaction, and meaningful engagement with a wide range of audiences.

Call for papers: 31 December 2018 for abstracts
Price: TBC

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