NYU Steinhardt

Visual Culture and the Politics of Memory: Global Perspective

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2137
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course compares the debates & contestations over architecture’s relationship to memory, trauma, nationalism, & memorialization that have taken place in Argentina, over the memory of its “dirty war” from 1976-1983, and in the United States over the last three decades. It situates this comparative perspective within the scholarship of architecture & design, memory studies, & visual culture.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2137