Monuments and Memory: Public Policy and Remembrance of Racial Histories


Processes of memorialization of various dimensions of racial pasts, via statuaries, naming of parks and buildings, films (both documentary and fiction), novels, historical works. In depth treatment of political and economic basis for determining what events or persons are remembered and how they are remembered. Interdisciplinary course encompassing literary studies, memory studies, history, political science, anthropology, and economics. Instructor: Darity
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • PUBPOL 562S
Typically Offered