GEOG 420 Memory, Place, and Power (3 credits)

Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)


Geography : Key classical, Enlightenment, and contemporary texts on memory and place-making. Examination of the transformation of public space (particularly monuments and memorials) in post-communist states, focusing on official attempts to re-imagine recent histories and on public responses to these efforts. Comparative analysis of "monumental politics" in North America and Western Europe.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Benjamin Forest, Juliet Johnson (Winter)

  • Prerequisite(s): One of the following: GEOG 316, GEOG 325, or GEOG 331; or permission of instructor

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken POLI 432 when topic was "Memory, Place, and Power".