Rites of Return: Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of Memory

Rites of Return Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of Memory The first decade of the twenty first century witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past Rites of Return examines the effects of this legacy of historical injustice and documented su

  • Title: Rites of Return: Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of Memory
  • Author: Marianne Hirsch Nancy K. Miller
  • ISBN: 9780231150910
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • The first decade of the twenty first century witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past Rites of Return examines the effects of this legacy of historical injustice and documented suffering on the politics of the present Twenty four writers, historians, literary and cultural critics, anthropologists and sociologists, visual artists, legal scholars, andThe first decade of the twenty first century witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past Rites of Return examines the effects of this legacy of historical injustice and documented suffering on the politics of the present Twenty four writers, historians, literary and cultural critics, anthropologists and sociologists, visual artists, legal scholars, and curators grapple with our contemporary ethical endeavor to redress enduring inequities and retrieve lost histories Mapping bold and broad based responses to past injury across Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East, and the United States, Rites of Return examines new technologies of genetic and genealogical research, memoirs about lost family histories, the popularity of roots seeking journeys, organized trauma tourism at sites of atrocity and new Museums of Conscience, and profound connections between social rites and political and legal rights of return.Contributors include Lila Abu Lughod, Columbia University Nadia Abu El Haj, Barnard College Elazar Barkan, Columbia University Svetlana Boym, Harvard University Saidiya Hartman, Columbia University Amira Hass, journalist Jarrod Hayes, University of Michigan Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University Eva Hoffman, writer Margaret Homans, Yale University Rosanne Kennedy, Australian National University Daniel Mendelsohn, writer Susan Meiselas, photographer Nancy K Miller, CUNY Graduate Center Alondra Nelson, Columbia University Jay Prosser, University of Leeds Liz Sevchenko, Coalition of Museums of Conscience Leo Spitzer, Dartmouth College Marita Sturken New York University Diana Taylor, New York University Patricia J Williams, Columbia University

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  • Marianne Hirsch Nancy K. Miller

    Marianne Hirsch is William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and Co Director of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference, at Columbia University She is the author of Family Frames Photography, Narrative, and Postmemory, among other books Leo Spitzer is Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College, and the author of many books, most recently Hotel Bolivia A Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism.

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