Marita Sturken: Designing the Memory of Terror, Negotiating National Memory

Sep 28, 5:00 p.m.

Rockefeller Hall 200

The 9/11 Memorial and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Marita Sturken is Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, where she teaches courses in visual culture, cultural memory, and consumerism. She is the author of Tangled Memories: The Vietnam War, the AIDS Epidemic, and the Politics of Remembering (1997), Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture (with Lisa Cartwright, third edition 2018), Tourists of History: Memory, Kitsch, and Consumerism From Oklahoma City to Ground Zero (2007). Her most recent book is Terrorism in American Memory: Memorials, Museums, and Architecture in the Post-9/11 Era (2022).

Sponsored by the Political Science Department. Co-sponsored by International Studies and Media Studies.

headshot of NYU professor Marita Sturken
Marita Sturken