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An Interview with Dr. Gyorgy Toth: Cultural Memory, “Counter-Commemorations,” and Transatlantic Relations

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Toth G & Schrag D (2014) An Interview with Dr. Gyorgy Toth: Cultural Memory, “Counter-Commemorations,” and Transatlantic Relations. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, International Forum for U.S. Studies [Blog post] 30.09.2014. http://ifuss.illinois.edu/an-interview-with-dr-gyorgy-toth-university-of-stirling/

Abstract
Interview with Dr. Gyorgy Toth as a visiting Research Fellow at the International Forum for U.S. Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in September, 2014. Topics range from the concept of "counter-commemorations" in studies of memory, through the application of a Performance Studies framework for studies of public memory, to the use of transatlantic perspectives in scholarship, cultural criticism and teaching, the defense of freedom of speech and academic inquiry in Eastern Europe and the United States, to cultural and political relations between Native Americans and Central Europeans in the late Cold War.

Keywords
Memory, commemoration, freedom of speech, transatlantic, Native Americans

Type of mediaBlog post
StatusPublished
Publication date30/09/2014
Publisher URLhttp://ifuss.illinois.edu/…ity-of-stirling/
Place of publicationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign