“THE STAGES OF MEMORY: REFLECTIONS ON MEMORIAL ART, LOSS, AND THE SPACES BETWEEN"
In this illustrated lecture, Dr. James E.
Young will trace what he calls an “arc
of memorial vernacular” from the
“Memorial to the Deportees” in Paris,
to Maya Lin’s design for the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial, to German
counter-monuments and the Berlin
Denkmal, to Michael Arad’s design for
the 9/11 Memorial in New York City.
Drawing on his experience as juror on
both the Denkmal and 9/11 Memorial
design competitions, he will reflect on
how they came to be and what they
may portend for future national
memorials in America, Europe, and
Monday, April 9th,
Kellogg Center’s Lincoln