What are the purposes of historical memorials?

Videos from Renée Ater

Who are you and what do you do?
  • May 1, 2019
What are the purposes of historical memorials?
  • May 1, 2019
Why is it important to commemorate the history of slavery in the United States?
  • May 1, 2019
What is the difference between history and memory?
  • May 1, 2019
What are the challenges of commemorating the history of slavery?
  • May 1, 2019
What are the sources of controversy surrounding memorials to slavery?
  • May 1, 2019
How to analyze public memorials
  • May 1, 2019
Analyzing a memorial: Fern Cunningham’s “Step on Board” (1999)
  • May 1, 2019
Analyzing a memorial: Alison Saar’s “Swing Low” (2008)
  • May 1, 2019
Analyzing a memorial: Mario Chiodo’s “Unwavering Courage in the Pursuit of Freedom” (2012)
  • May 1, 2019
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