Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Driving Miss Daisy (1986) is examined as a site of memory including: Uhry’s own memories upon which the characters and the play itself are based; the role of memory stories, settings and objects in the unfolding of the relationship be-tween its main characters, Daisy Wertham and her chauffeur, Hoke Col…[Read more]
“A colored spiral in a small ball of glass, this is how I see my own life,” writes Vladimir Nabokov in his memoir, Speak, Memory. In our course “What is Memory?” we read and write with Nabokov’s life story using our own form of Gregory Ulmer’s “mystory” mode of writing as a way to discover the life cycles of memories–ours and our students as well…[Read more]
This panel and roundtable will be of interest to scholars interested in memory studies!
*** Memory and Migration ***
Thursday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Program arranged by the Forum TC Memory Studies and the Forum CLCS Hemispheric American
Presiding: Ana Paulina Lee, Columbia Univ.
1. “The Migration of Objects and the Trusteeship of M…[Read more]